The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 636 698 694
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 281 193 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 234 145 198
Average salary £29,000 £26,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.43% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112468 104615 118208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 91225 86993 101313
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the UK.

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 within the UK.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +49 272 £28,500 +7.54% 20
London +13 124 £32,500 +18.18% 10
South East +5 69 £28,000 +4.67% 7
City of London -13 31 £32,500 +12.06%
Berkshire -2 28 £24,000 -8.57% 1
South West +8 27 £22,950 +4.31% 1
Wiltshire 0 15 £25,000 +12.25%
North West +14 14 £25,750 +3.00%
Swindon +5 14 £25,000 -0.53%
Reading -7 14 £24,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire -1 12 £27,250 -0.90% 3
Merseyside -8 9 £27,500 +10.00%
Liverpool -10 9 £27,500 +10.00%
Yorkshire -34 9 £42,500 +88.88%
Brighton - 9 £29,000 -
East Sussex - 9 £29,000 - 1
West Midlands +15 8 £24,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey +14 8 £24,000 -9.43%
Tyne and Wear +3 8 £24,000 +6.66%
North East -1 8 £24,000 +14.28%
Devon -2 8 £22,000 -
West Yorkshire -14 8 £42,500 +88.88%
Exeter - 8 £22,000 -
Scotland -6 7 £26,500 -5.35% 1
East of England -27 7 £27,000 +20.00%
East Midlands -8 6 £27,500 +3.77% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 5 £24,500 +8.88%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £32,500 -
Uxbridge +9 4 - -
Manchester +5 4 £15,000 -41.74%

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 458 (87.74%) Windows
2 300 (57.47%) Active Directory
3 296 (56.70%) Microsoft
4 265 (50.77%) Windows 7
5 176 (33.72%) MS Excel
6 155 (29.69%) Windows XP
7 150 (28.74%) MS Office
8 144 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 131 (25.10%) SCCM
10 129 (24.71%) ITIL
11 125 (23.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 110 (21.07%) MS Exchange
13 104 (19.92%) Finance
14 98 (18.77%) Windows 8
15 97 (18.58%) VMware
16 90 (17.24%) Blackberry
17 86 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
18 79 (15.13%) Citrix
19 78 (14.94%) DNS
20 74 (14.18%) DHCP
21 72 (13.79%) LAN
22 70 (13.41%) TCP/IP
23 66 (12.64%) MCSE
24 65 (12.45%) WAN
24 65 (12.45%) VMware Infrastructure
25 64 (12.26%) PowerShell
26 61 (11.69%) VPN
27 50 (9.58%) MCSA
27 50 (9.58%) MCP
28 49 (9.39%) Cisco

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 110 (21.07%) MS Exchange
2 48 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (6.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 25 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (4.21%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.92%) IBM Notes
8 8 (1.53%) IIS
9 6 (1.15%) Lync
10 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.19%) Confluence
11 1 (0.19%) Gentran
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
Applications
1 176 (33.72%) MS Excel
2 150 (28.74%) MS Office
3 7 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.30%) Eikon
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Line 50
4 1 (0.19%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.83%) Office 365
2 5 (0.96%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.57%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (14.94%) DNS
2 74 (14.18%) DHCP
3 72 (13.79%) LAN
4 70 (13.41%) TCP/IP
5 65 (12.45%) WAN
6 61 (11.69%) VPN
7 41 (7.85%) Firewall
8 21 (4.02%) VoIP
9 15 (2.87%) Wireless
10 13 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (2.11%) SAN
12 7 (1.34%) IP Telephony
12 7 (1.34%) ADSL
13 6 (1.15%) Internet
14 5 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.96%) LDAP
14 5 (0.96%) Ethernet
14 5 (0.96%) SMS
15 4 (0.77%) SMTP
15 4 (0.77%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.19%) MySQL
4 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (2.68%) MSI
2 3 (0.57%) FrontPage
3 2 (0.38%) JIRA
4 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
General
1 104 (19.92%) Finance
2 28 (5.36%) Law
3 21 (4.02%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.64%) Banking
5 15 (2.87%) Back Office
6 13 (2.49%) Legal
7 11 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.53%) Marketing
9 6 (1.15%) Retail
10 4 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.57%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.57%) Advertising
11 3 (0.57%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.68%) Web Services
2 11 (2.11%) Software Packaging
3 10 (1.92%) .NET
4 9 (1.72%) Application Packaging
5 7 (1.34%) Rendezvous
6 3 (0.57%) HTML
7 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.38%) COM
7 2 (0.38%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.19%) WSH
8 1 (0.19%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (17.24%) Blackberry
2 22 (4.21%) Hedge funds
3 19 (3.64%) iPhone
4 16 (3.07%) Thin Client
4 16 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.07%) Fat Client
4 16 (3.07%) iPad
5 13 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (1.72%) Handset
9 8 (1.53%) Clustering
9 8 (1.53%) Biotechnology
10 7 (1.34%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.15%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.96%) Firmware
12 5 (0.96%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.57%) Robotics
13 3 (0.57%) PDA
14 2 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 458 (87.74%) Windows
2 265 (50.77%) Windows 7
3 155 (29.69%) Windows XP
4 144 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 98 (18.77%) Windows 8
6 86 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 44 (8.43%) Mac OS X
8 19 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (3.64%) Windows 2000
9 18 (3.45%) Windows Vista
10 10 (1.92%) UNIX
10 10 (1.92%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.53%) Linux
11 8 (1.53%) Android
12 5 (0.96%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.57%) Solaris
15 2 (0.38%) Fedora
16 1 (0.19%) SUSE
16 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (24.71%) ITIL
2 37 (7.09%) Migration
3 22 (4.21%) Software Deployment
4 21 (4.02%) Incident Management
5 18 (3.45%) Service Management
6 17 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (3.07%) Service Delivery
8 14 (2.68%) Asset Management
9 11 (2.11%) Change Management
10 10 (1.92%) ITIL V2
11 9 (1.72%) CRM
12 8 (1.53%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (1.34%) Change Control
13 7 (1.34%) Mobile Device Management
13 7 (1.34%) Project Management
14 6 (1.15%) Time Management
14 6 (1.15%) Financial Modelling
14 6 (1.15%) Problem Management
15 5 (0.96%) Root Cause Analysis
15 5 (0.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (12.26%) PowerShell
2 21 (4.02%) VB
3 16 (3.07%) SQL
4 15 (2.87%) C#
5 8 (1.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.77%) VBScript
7 3 (0.57%) C
8 2 (0.38%) VB6
9 1 (0.19%) Java
9 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 125 (23.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (12.64%) MCSE
3 50 (9.58%) MCSA
3 50 (9.58%) MCP
4 48 (9.20%) Degree
5 33 (6.32%) Security Cleared
6 27 (5.17%) MCTS
6 27 (5.17%) SC Cleared
7 26 (4.98%) MCITP
8 15 (2.87%) CCNA
8 15 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (2.87%) MCDST
9 10 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.15%) HND
11 4 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.38%) HNC
13 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.19%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.47%) SLA
2 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 300 (57.47%) Active Directory
2 65 (12.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.98%) XenApp
4 21 (4.02%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.02%) XenDesktop
4 21 (4.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (2.87%) vSphere
6 7 (1.34%) XenServer
7 5 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.96%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.57%) vCloud
8 3 (0.57%) Xen
9 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.19%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 131 (25.10%) SCCM
2 34 (6.51%) WSUS
3 14 (2.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 13 (2.49%) Backup Exec
5 8 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (1.15%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 5 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.38%) OpenView
9 2 (0.38%) SCOM
10 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.19%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.19%) SCSM
10 1 (0.19%) WMI
10 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 296 (56.70%) Microsoft
2 97 (18.58%) VMware
3 79 (15.13%) Citrix
4 49 (9.39%) Cisco
5 45 (8.62%) HP
6 29 (5.56%) Bloomberg
7 28 (5.36%) Apple
8 25 (4.79%) LANDesk
9 22 (4.21%) Reuters
10 20 (3.83%) Symantec
11 18 (3.45%) Dell
12 15 (2.87%) Avaya
13 11 (2.11%) McAfee
13 11 (2.11%) Lotus
14 10 (1.92%) CQG
15 9 (1.72%) Altiris
16 7 (1.34%) Polycom
16 7 (1.34%) Toshiba
17 6 (1.15%) Adobe
17 6 (1.15%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum Salary is negotiable depending on ex
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum Plus excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum Dependent on Expereince
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
The Kent Institute of Medicine and Surgery
Salary: From £23,000 to £32,000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £14.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago