Period
to 28 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

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

Desktop Engineer
London > Central London
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 203 328 311
Rank change year-on-year +125 -17 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 5 44 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.12% 0.35% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.36% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 37 78
Median annual salary £29,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.24% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £21,600
90th Percentile £65,500 £60,500 £53,750
London median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.85% +8.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 3,917 12,151 13,544
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.44% 95.52% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,423 10,677 12,101
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.60%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,900 £33,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Central London

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Desktop Engineer in Central London.

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Central London

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Desktop Engineer in Central London over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Desktop Engineer in Central London

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 28 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +106 5 £29,500 -13.24% 1
Desktop Engineer
London

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, Desktop Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) Avaya
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (20.00%) McAfee
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) TOWER Software
5 1 (20.00%) iPhone
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Licensing
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Trading
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Okta
3 1 (20.00%) TOWER Software