The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £23,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 22 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 82 120
Rank change year-on-year -24 +38  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 10 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.69% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.32% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 3
Median salary £23,250 £19,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.36% -24.00%  
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 Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1385 938 1639
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.32% 96.40% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 816 1308
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Cheshire

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Cheshire

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Engineer in Cheshire

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Warrington -1 10 £23,250 +22.36%
Desktop Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (61.11%) Intel
4 10 (55.56%) Fat Client
4 10 (55.56%) Thin Client
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
7 5 (27.78%) SCCM
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco
7 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (22.22%) VPN
8 4 (22.22%) Office 365
9 3 (16.67%) Skype
9 3 (16.67%) Network Management
9 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 3 (16.67%) VoIP
10 2 (11.11%) ITIL
10 2 (11.11%) MCP
10 2 (11.11%) MCSE
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (11.11%) Blackberry

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) Skype
3 3 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) LDAP
5 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Fat Client
1 10 (55.56%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (11.11%) Break/Fix
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Intel
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Sophos
5 1 (5.56%) Veeam