The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 70 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.18% - 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £26,000 - £23,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
539 352 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.54% 92.88% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 391 276 230
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) IT Asset Management

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) IT Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy