Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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

Desktop Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 334 393
Rank change year-on-year +44 +59 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 40 47 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 36 45 60
City of London median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.52% +2.33% -0.77%
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,750 £22,675
90th Percentile £67,500 £45,700 £48,125
Central London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year - +1.56% +3.23%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9758 12931 20195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.29% 96.04% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8844 11721 17238
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +1.85%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in the City of London

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in the City of London

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Engineer in the City of London

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 City of London region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (97.50%) Windows
2 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
3 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (52.50%) Citrix
5 18 (45.00%) ITIL
6 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 16 (40.00%) Office 365
6 16 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 14 (35.00%) Finance
8 13 (32.50%) Blackberry
9 12 (30.00%) Android
9 12 (30.00%) iPhone
9 12 (30.00%) SCCM
10 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
10 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (27.50%) Windows 10
11 10 (25.00%) DNS
12 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
13 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 8 (20.00%) Firewall
13 8 (20.00%) VMware
13 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
14 7 (17.50%) Windows 8
15 5 (12.50%) Service Management
16 4 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (10.00%) DHCP
16 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) DNS
2 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
3 8 (20.00%) Firewall
4 4 (10.00%) DHCP
5 3 (7.50%) LAN
6 2 (5.00%) NAS
6 2 (5.00%) Network Security
6 2 (5.00%) SAN
6 2 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.50%) PBX
7 1 (2.50%) Skype
7 1 (2.50%) SNMP
7 1 (2.50%) VPN
7 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MSI
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Mason
1 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Blackberry
2 12 (30.00%) iPhone
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Robotics
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) BYOD
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 39 (97.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (30.00%) Android
4 11 (27.50%) Windows 10
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (17.50%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.50%) Linux
9 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) ITIL
2 16 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (5.00%) Change Control
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) MOF
5 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.50%) ITSM
5 1 (2.50%) Password Management
5 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.50%) Release Management
5 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.50%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.50%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) SCSM
4 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) Citrix
3 8 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) Apple
4 3 (7.50%) Symantec
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) Intel
5 2 (5.00%) Sage
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe
6 1 (2.50%) AppSense
6 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Reuters
6 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
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