The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £19,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 124 137 127
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.17% 0.046% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.047% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £19,000 £31,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.70% +24.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% -1.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1641 2114 2020
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.52% 97.42% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1654 1658
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 1 £25,000 -
Desktop Engineer
East of England

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Desktop Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) PaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) IaaS
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) SQL

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) VMware