Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £23,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 145 174
Rank change year-on-year -21 +29 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 11 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.36% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 8
Cheshire median annual salary £23,250 £19,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.37% -24.00% -4.31%
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,000 £24,100
90th Percentile £33,750 £19,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £24,500 £25,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year -2.97% +1.00% -3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2948 2201 3140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 97.17% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2251 1886 2665
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Warrington +6 11 £23,250 +22.37%
Desktop Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Fat Client
2 8 (72.73%) Thin Client
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (72.73%) Intel
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
5 1 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) Skype
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) MCP
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) LDAP
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Apple

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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) Skype
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Fat Client
1 8 (72.73%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Intel
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Apple