The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Desktop Engineer
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 69 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.20% 0.44% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £27,000 £26,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 480 671 734
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.36% 98.10% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 413 586 597
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Cardiff

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Cardiff

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cardiff region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Server Patching
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Server Patching
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware