The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 202 208 195
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 15 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 7
Average salary £24,000 £31,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £32,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5296 5183 4666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.53% 95.10% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 4415 3983
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 the West Midlands

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wolverhampton - 5 £24,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £24,625 -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Staffordshire -10 2 £30,000 +2.56%
Coventry -12 1 £31,500 +1.61%
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) XenApp
4 5 (27.78%) Service Management
5 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 4 (22.22%) WAN
6 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) MS Office
6 3 (16.67%) WSUS
6 3 (16.67%) LANDesk
7 2 (11.11%) Law
7 2 (11.11%) SCCM
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) DNS
7 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.11%) DHCP
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (5.56%) HP
8 1 (5.56%) EMC
8 1 (5.56%) Nortel
8 1 (5.56%) SAN

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) Symposium
5 1 (5.56%) Nortel Meridian
General
1 2 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Service Management
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) WSUS
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) Nortel
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Meraki