The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 192 197 191
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 9 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 5
Average salary £24,000 £26,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% +32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4732 4846 4489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.44% 95.15% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3950 4067 3860
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Desktop Engineer
England

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram 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 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
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Job
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Birmingham +2 3 £24,000 -14.28% 1
Solihull - 3 £24,000 -
Staffordshire -2 2 £27,000 +1.88%
Worcestershire - 2 £29,000 - 1
Warwickshire +14 1 £23,000 -5.15%
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (50.00%) LAN
6 5 (41.67%) WAN
6 5 (41.67%) MS Office
6 5 (41.67%) SCCM
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (33.33%) Migration
7 4 (33.33%) VPN
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (25.00%) Firewall
8 3 (25.00%) Application Packaging
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (16.67%) SQL
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (16.67%) ITIL
10 1 (8.33%) MCP
10 1 (8.33%) MCSE
10 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (8.33%) Apple
10 1 (8.33%) Dell
10 1 (8.33%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) Symposium
5 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Password Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Sophos
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