Period
to 14 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 319 301 320
Rank change year-on-year -18 +19 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 43 78 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.35% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.61% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41 72 63
Central London median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.31% - -
10th Percentile £27,750 £21,375 £22,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,125 £53,500
London median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,884
% change year-on-year -2.86% +3.29% +4.26%

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 11,723 12,878 13,646
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 95.81% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10,184 11,558 12,084
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.56% +1.67% +4.35%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Central London

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Central London

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in Central London over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 -7 33 £35,000 +3.70% 3
Camden -4 1 £33,500 -6.94%
Desktop Engineer
London

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 40 (93.02%) Windows
2 38 (88.37%) Windows 10
3 31 (72.09%) Office 365
4 29 (67.44%) Active Directory
5 20 (46.51%) Windows 7
6 18 (41.86%) Finance
7 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
8 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Office
9 12 (27.91%) Azure
10 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
10 11 (25.58%) DNS
11 9 (20.93%) Citrix
11 9 (20.93%) DHCP
11 9 (20.93%) SCCM
12 8 (18.60%) AWS
12 8 (18.60%) ITIL
12 8 (18.60%) VMware
12 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (16.28%) Bloomberg
13 7 (16.28%) Firewall
13 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (13.95%) VPN
14 6 (13.95%) Cisco
15 5 (11.63%) Apple
15 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
15 5 (11.63%) Banking
15 5 (11.63%) iPhone
15 5 (11.63%) Degree
15 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (11.63%) Hedge funds

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 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (72.09%) Office 365
2 12 (27.91%) Azure
3 8 (18.60%) AWS
4 2 (4.65%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) DNS
2 9 (20.93%) DHCP
3 7 (16.28%) Firewall
4 6 (13.95%) VPN
5 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.98%) Skype
6 3 (6.98%) VoIP
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.65%) NAS
7 2 (4.65%) Wireless
8 1 (2.33%) LAN
8 1 (2.33%) PBX
8 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.33%) VLAN
8 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
1 5 (11.63%) Hedge funds
1 5 (11.63%) iPhone
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 40 (93.02%) Windows
2 38 (88.37%) Windows 10
3 20 (46.51%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) Mac OS
6 3 (6.98%) Android
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL
1 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (9.30%) Break/Fix
3 2 (4.65%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.65%) Decision-Making
3 2 (4.65%) DevOps
3 2 (4.65%) ITSM
3 2 (4.65%) Line Management
3 2 (4.65%) Migration
3 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.65%) Service Management
4 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.33%) Commercial Awareness
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (2.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Avaya Certification
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.33%) MCITP
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
4 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (67.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) XenApp
4 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Citrix
3 8 (18.60%) VMware
4 7 (16.28%) Bloomberg
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco
6 5 (11.63%) Apple
7 4 (9.30%) Ivanti
7 4 (9.30%) Reuters
8 3 (6.98%) Avaya
9 2 (4.65%) Altiris
9 2 (4.65%) Fidessa
9 2 (4.65%) HP
9 2 (4.65%) Lotus
10 1 (2.33%) Dell
10 1 (2.33%) McAfee
10 1 (2.33%) Remedy
10 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow