The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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

Desktop Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 245 291
Rank change year-on-year +23 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 19 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 31
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £33,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,750
% change year-on-year -5.66% +2.91%  

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 5104 6761 10052
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.63% 95.76% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4647 6084 8529
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 3 months to 28 April 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 28 April 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 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 35 (85.37%) Active Directory
3 25 (60.98%) Finance
4 19 (46.34%) TCP/IP
5 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
6 15 (36.59%) PowerShell
7 14 (34.15%) SCCM
7 14 (34.15%) DNS
8 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
9 12 (29.27%) Windows 10
9 12 (29.27%) Citrix
9 12 (29.27%) Firewall
10 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (26.83%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (24.39%) User Experience
11 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
12 8 (19.51%) MSI
12 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
12 8 (19.51%) Office 365
13 6 (14.63%) Mobile Device Management
13 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
13 6 (14.63%) VoIP
13 6 (14.63%) ITIL
14 5 (12.20%) Symantec
14 5 (12.20%) Sage
14 5 (12.20%) Service Management
14 5 (12.20%) VMware
14 5 (12.20%) MCDST
14 5 (12.20%) Android

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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) TCP/IP
2 14 (34.15%) DNS
3 12 (29.27%) Firewall
4 6 (14.63%) VoIP
5 3 (7.32%) DHCP
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
5 3 (7.32%) NAS
5 3 (7.32%) SAN
6 2 (4.88%) SNMP
6 2 (4.88%) WAN
7 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.44%) PBX
7 1 (2.44%) SMTP
7 1 (2.44%) SSL
7 1 (2.44%) Telnet
7 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MSI
General
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) User Experience
2 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
3 5 (12.20%) iPhone
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Robotics
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
3 12 (29.27%) Windows 10
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
5 5 (12.20%) Android
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.88%) Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.44%) Unix
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) ITIL
1 6 (14.63%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (12.20%) Service Management
3 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.88%) Change Control
6 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.44%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) VB
2 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.20%) MCDST
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
System Software
1 35 (85.37%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.44%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) Citrix
3 5 (12.20%) Sage
3 5 (12.20%) Symantec
3 5 (12.20%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Apple
5 1 (2.44%) Acronis
5 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) NetApp
5 1 (2.44%) Reuters
5 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
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