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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 203 199 191
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 23 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.099% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 6
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,982 £27,300 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £34,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.96%
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
5480 5026 4532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.34% 95.70% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4691 4293 3874
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,575 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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
Birmingham - 7 £22,982 - 1
Wolverhampton - 7 £24,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 - -
Coventry -4 2 £29,500 -1.66% 2
Staffordshire -11 2 £30,000 +2.56%
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (42.31%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 7 (26.92%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
5 7 (26.92%) XenApp
5 7 (26.92%) Service Management
6 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 5 (19.23%) LAN
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (15.38%) WAN
8 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 4 (15.38%) MS Office
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
9 3 (11.54%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (11.54%) DNS
9 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
9 3 (11.54%) WSUS
9 3 (11.54%) LANDesk
10 2 (7.69%) Law
10 2 (7.69%) SCCM
10 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
10 2 (7.69%) Internet
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (7.69%) DHCP
10 2 (7.69%) SLA
10 2 (7.69%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) VoIP
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) Symposium
5 1 (3.85%) Nortel Meridian
5 1 (3.85%) PABX
5 1 (3.85%) SMTP
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
General
1 2 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Service Management
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) MCP
1 2 (7.69%) MCSE
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) WSUS
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Citrix
2 3 (11.54%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.85%) Meraki
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) EMC
3 1 (3.85%) Nortel
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Metropolitan Police Service
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago