Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 286 326
Rank change year-on-year +11 +40 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 58 55 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.53% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 55 53 65
City of London median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.99% +3.08% +6.56%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £70,000 £45,500
Central London median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.17% -3.08% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9,922 10,290 13,695
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 96.57% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8,851 9,382 12,099
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,235
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.10% +0.43%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018, 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 56 (96.55%) Windows
2 48 (82.76%) Microsoft
3 46 (79.31%) Active Directory
4 36 (62.07%) Finance
5 35 (60.34%) Office 365
6 34 (58.62%) Windows 7
7 27 (46.55%) ITIL
8 23 (39.66%) Windows 10
9 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (32.76%) Blackberry
10 18 (31.03%) Citrix
10 18 (31.03%) Android
11 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
12 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (25.86%) iPhone
12 15 (25.86%) SCCM
12 15 (25.86%) Mobile Device Management
13 13 (22.41%) Apple
14 12 (20.69%) Mac OS X
15 11 (18.97%) Mac OS
16 6 (10.34%) VMware
16 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
17 5 (8.62%) Cisco
17 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
18 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
18 4 (6.90%) Banking
18 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
18 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
18 4 (6.90%) DHCP
18 4 (6.90%) DNS

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 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 35 (60.34%) Office 365
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.72%) G Suite
4 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.90%) DHCP
2 4 (6.90%) DNS
2 4 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (1.72%) ADSL
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) Intranet
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) MySQL
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MSI
1 1 (1.72%) WinDbg
General
1 36 (62.07%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Blackberry
2 15 (25.86%) iPhone
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.72%) BYOD
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Fintech
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (96.55%) Windows
2 34 (58.62%) Windows 7
3 23 (39.66%) Windows 10
4 18 (31.03%) Android
5 12 (20.69%) Mac OS X
6 11 (18.97%) Mac OS
7 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
8 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
9 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) ITIL
2 15 (25.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
3 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.17%) Project Management
4 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.17%) Service Management
5 2 (3.45%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.45%) Investment Management
5 2 (3.45%) ITSM
5 2 (3.45%) Migration
5 2 (3.45%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.45%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.72%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.72%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (1.72%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.72%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.72%) C#
2 1 (1.72%) Perl
2 1 (1.72%) VB
2 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
2 2 (3.45%) MCITP
2 2 (3.45%) MCSA
2 2 (3.45%) MCSE
2 2 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.72%) CCNA
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) MCDST
3 1 (1.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.72%) Firmware
3 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.45%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.72%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.72%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) Citrix
3 13 (22.41%) Apple
4 6 (10.34%) VMware
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco
6 3 (5.17%) NetApp
7 2 (3.45%) Avaya
7 2 (3.45%) Bloomberg
7 2 (3.45%) FactSet
7 2 (3.45%) McAfee
7 2 (3.45%) Reuters
7 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (1.72%) Dell KACE
8 1 (1.72%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.72%) Google
8 1 (1.72%) HP
8 1 (1.72%) Lumension
8 1 (1.72%) Sage