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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 74 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.69% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £38,750 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.03% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £24,750 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -1.00%
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
555 523 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.35% 98.49% 93.17%
Number of salaries quoted 453 379 260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) ACSP
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (16.67%) WSUS
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) DSL
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) ACSP
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco