The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 49 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 10 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.16% 0.72% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 0.73% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 6
Median salary £26,000 £34,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.63% +25.45%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -1.85%
Desktop Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
452 550 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.41% 99.10% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 395 413 414
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in Watford

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Desktop Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) DHCP
4 6 (35.29%) VPN
4 6 (35.29%) DNS
4 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (35.29%) Smartphone
4 6 (35.29%) WSUS
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) Skype for Business
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 8
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (35.29%) Skype
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
4 6 (35.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 6 (35.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) IPv4
6 2 (11.76%) CCNA

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
1 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DHCP
2 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) Skype
2 6 (35.29%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) BGP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
3 2 (11.76%) IPv4
3 2 (11.76%) OSPF
3 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Smartphone
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 8
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 6 (35.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
Watford, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago