The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Desktop Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 601 626
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 286 324 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 226 303 302
Median salary £29,500 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.66% +13.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,700
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in England

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in England

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Engineer in England

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 152 £32,500 -0.76% 18
South East +9 45 £28,000 +5.66% 5
Yorkshire +12 24 £24,000 - 2
South West +9 19 £25,000 - 5
North West -26 17 £24,500 +28.94% 2
West Midlands +17 14 £28,500 +13.04% 1
East of England -36 9 £26,500 +1.92% 3
East Midlands +9 6 £19,000 -24.00% 1
Desktop Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 417 (82.57%) Windows
2 286 (56.63%) Active Directory
3 214 (42.38%) Microsoft
4 175 (34.65%) Microsoft Office
5 173 (34.26%) Windows 7
6 133 (26.34%) Windows 10
7 107 (21.19%) Finance
8 100 (19.80%) SCCM
9 98 (19.41%) MS Exchange
10 95 (18.81%) Office 365
11 92 (18.22%) Citrix
12 89 (17.62%) LAN
13 84 (16.63%) ITIL
14 79 (15.64%) PowerShell
15 77 (15.25%) Windows Server
15 77 (15.25%) VMware
16 70 (13.86%) DNS
17 68 (13.47%) WAN
18 64 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
19 62 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
19 62 (12.28%) DHCP
20 59 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
20 59 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
21 54 (10.69%) TCP/IP
21 54 (10.69%) Cisco
22 52 (10.30%) Windows 8
23 48 (9.50%) Degree
24 47 (9.31%) Android
24 47 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
25 45 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 98 (19.41%) MS Exchange
2 45 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (1.58%) IIS
7 7 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.19%) Confluence
9 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.20%) Apache
10 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 175 (34.65%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.40%) Eikon
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 95 (18.81%) Office 365
2 19 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.59%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.40%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.40%) G Suite
5 2 (0.40%) SaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 89 (17.62%) LAN
2 70 (13.86%) DNS
3 68 (13.47%) WAN
4 62 (12.28%) DHCP
5 54 (10.69%) TCP/IP
6 42 (8.32%) Firewall
7 33 (6.53%) VPN
8 30 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
9 25 (4.95%) WLAN
10 23 (4.55%) Wireless
11 18 (3.56%) VoIP
12 13 (2.57%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (1.98%) Skype
15 8 (1.58%) SMTP
16 7 (1.39%) SNMP
17 6 (1.19%) HTTP
17 6 (1.19%) IP Telephony
17 6 (1.19%) PBX
18 5 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.40%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 11 (2.18%) MSI
2 6 (1.19%) JIRA
2 6 (1.19%) NetBeans
2 6 (1.19%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.99%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.40%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 107 (21.19%) Finance
2 33 (6.53%) Banking
3 18 (3.56%) Retail
4 16 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.97%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.38%) Retail Banking
7 10 (1.98%) Games
8 7 (1.39%) Back Office
8 7 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.19%) Publishing
10 4 (0.79%) Legal
10 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.79%) Military
11 3 (0.59%) Law
12 2 (0.40%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.18%) Software Packaging
2 8 (1.58%) WPF
3 6 (1.19%) RESTful
4 2 (0.40%) .NET
4 2 (0.40%) WCF
5 1 (0.20%) CSS
5 1 (0.20%) HTML
5 1 (0.20%) JSP
5 1 (0.20%) LAMP
5 1 (0.20%) Mason
5 1 (0.20%) Web Services
5 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.34%) Fat Client
2 32 (6.34%) Thin Client
3 29 (5.74%) Blackberry
4 26 (5.15%) Hedge funds
5 19 (3.76%) User Experience
6 16 (3.17%) iPhone
7 15 (2.97%) Data Centre
8 13 (2.57%) Driving Licence
8 13 (2.57%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.38%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.98%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.58%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (1.39%) EPoS
13 6 (1.19%) RSA SecurID
14 5 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.79%) Robotics
16 3 (0.59%) Client/Server
16 3 (0.59%) iPad
17 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 417 (82.57%) Windows
2 173 (34.26%) Windows 7
3 133 (26.34%) Windows 10
4 77 (15.25%) Windows Server
5 64 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (10.30%) Windows 8
8 47 (9.31%) Android
9 36 (7.13%) Mac OS X
10 31 (6.14%) Apple iOS
11 21 (4.16%) Linux
12 14 (2.77%) Mac OS
13 12 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.39%) Unix
14 7 (1.39%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.99%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (16.63%) ITIL
2 33 (6.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 27 (5.35%) Mobile Device Management
4 18 (3.56%) Service Management
5 17 (3.37%) Service Delivery
6 16 (3.17%) Process Improvement
7 15 (2.97%) Asset Management
7 15 (2.97%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 15 (2.97%) Project Management
8 14 (2.77%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (2.77%) Configuration Management
8 14 (2.77%) ITSM
8 14 (2.77%) Software Engineering
9 12 (2.38%) Application Performance Management
9 12 (2.38%) Case Management
9 12 (2.38%) Change Management
9 12 (2.38%) ITIL V3
9 12 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
9 12 (2.38%) Robotic Process Automation
9 12 (2.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 79 (15.64%) PowerShell
2 29 (5.74%) SQL
3 18 (3.56%) Java
4 15 (2.97%) Shell Script
5 11 (2.18%) C++
6 9 (1.78%) Python
7 8 (1.58%) C#
7 8 (1.58%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.39%) VB
9 6 (1.19%) C
10 4 (0.79%) VBScript
11 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.20%) Ruby
11 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (9.50%) Degree
3 37 (7.33%) Security Cleared
4 34 (6.73%) SC Cleared
5 33 (6.53%) MCSE
6 22 (4.36%) MCP
7 9 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.58%) MCSA
9 7 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.79%) CCNA
11 4 (0.79%) MCDST
12 3 (0.59%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.40%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.40%) MCITP
13 2 (0.40%) MCTS
13 2 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.20%) ISEB
14 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 286 (56.63%) Active Directory
2 59 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (7.72%) Hyper-V
4 33 (6.53%) XenApp
5 24 (4.75%) XenDesktop
6 13 (2.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (2.18%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (2.18%) vSphere
8 6 (1.19%) Docker
8 6 (1.19%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.59%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 100 (19.80%) SCCM
2 20 (3.96%) Backup Exec
3 14 (2.77%) SCOM
4 12 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (2.18%) WSUS
6 10 (1.98%) AirWatch
7 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.99%) Malwarebytes
8 5 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.99%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.79%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.59%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.40%) SCSM
12 1 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 214 (42.38%) Microsoft
2 92 (18.22%) Citrix
3 77 (15.25%) VMware
4 54 (10.69%) Cisco
5 32 (6.34%) Intel
6 28 (5.54%) Apple
7 22 (4.36%) Symantec
8 18 (3.56%) HP
8 18 (3.56%) Reuters
9 17 (3.37%) Bloomberg
10 15 (2.97%) Remedy
11 14 (2.77%) Dell
12 12 (2.38%) Splunk
13 11 (2.18%) Avaya
14 8 (1.58%) NetApp
15 7 (1.39%) Barracuda Networks
15 7 (1.39%) MobileIron
16 6 (1.19%) Adobe
16 6 (1.19%) Oracle
16 6 (1.19%) Veritas
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 per annum + pension, bonus, gym, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Ilford, Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + excllnt benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
iSource IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
South East London
Citywire
Salary: Up to £23,000 DoE
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago