Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £24,750 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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

Desktop Engineer
South West > Dorset
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 - 96
Rank change year-on-year - +96 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 12 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.03% - 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% - 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Dorset median annual salary £24,750 - £22,500
10th Percentile £22,713 - £20,200
90th Percentile £26,500 - £25,000
South West median annual salary £28,500 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% -5.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1,149 1,181 1,017
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.37% 98.09% 99.32%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1,012 909
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Dorset

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Dorset

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
Bournemouth - 8 - -
Poole - 4 £24,750 -
Desktop Engineer
South West

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Desktop Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dorset region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (50.00%) SLA
3 6 (50.00%) Intel
3 6 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 6 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 6 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (33.33%) Case Management
4 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) MCP
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) MCSA
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL V2
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 4 (33.33%) Case Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V2
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Intel
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft