The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 622 617 572
Rank change year-on-year -5 -45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 222 340 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 193 321 349
Median salary £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.78% -1.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% -1.85%  

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 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +24 112 £32,500 +4.83% 8
South East +25 42 £23,000 -13.20% 4
East of England +3 20 £25,000 -5.66%
South West +26 18 £25,000 -5.66% 5
North West -23 11 £21,000 -10.63%
West Midlands +37 7 £26,500 +10.41% 1
East Midlands +9 7 £22,250 -32.38% 1
Yorkshire +26 6 - -
Desktop Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 421 (83.53%) Windows
2 301 (59.72%) Active Directory
3 218 (43.25%) Microsoft
4 187 (37.10%) MS Office
5 166 (32.94%) Windows 7
6 118 (23.41%) MS Excel
7 108 (21.43%) Windows 10
8 99 (19.64%) Office 365
9 91 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 90 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 88 (17.46%) MS Exchange
11 88 (17.46%) Finance
12 87 (17.26%) TCP/IP
13 83 (16.47%) VMware
14 82 (16.27%) Windows Server
15 79 (15.67%) ITIL
16 78 (15.48%) SCCM
17 74 (14.68%) LAN
17 74 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
18 67 (13.29%) Windows 8
19 63 (12.50%) PowerShell
19 63 (12.50%) WAN
20 61 (12.10%) Firewall
21 60 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
22 59 (11.71%) Citrix
23 57 (11.31%) DNS
24 55 (10.91%) Thin Client
24 55 (10.91%) Fat Client
25 53 (10.52%) Intel
26 51 (10.12%) Hyper-V

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 88 (17.46%) MS Exchange
2 40 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (3.77%) Skype for Business
4 16 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.98%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.19%) Confluence
8 5 (0.99%) IIS
9 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.20%) Apache
11 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 187 (37.10%) MS Office
2 118 (23.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.79%) MS Project
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.60%) Eikon
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 99 (19.64%) Office 365
2 34 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.60%) Dropbox
4 3 (0.60%) SaaS
5 2 (0.40%) G Suite
6 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 87 (17.26%) TCP/IP
2 74 (14.68%) LAN
3 63 (12.50%) WAN
4 61 (12.10%) Firewall
5 57 (11.31%) DNS
6 39 (7.74%) DHCP
7 27 (5.36%) VPN
8 25 (4.96%) Wireless
9 20 (3.97%) VoIP
10 18 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (3.57%) WLAN
11 17 (3.37%) Internet
12 15 (2.98%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (2.18%) IP Telephony
15 6 (1.19%) HTTP
16 5 (0.99%) SAN
16 5 (0.99%) Skype
17 4 (0.79%) NAS
17 4 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.60%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (3.77%) MSI
2 6 (1.19%) JIRA
2 6 (1.19%) NetBeans
2 6 (1.19%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.60%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.20%) Selenium
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 88 (17.46%) Finance
2 23 (4.56%) Banking
3 10 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.59%) Retail
5 6 (1.19%) Games
6 5 (0.99%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.79%) Back Office
7 4 (0.79%) Legal
8 3 (0.60%) Advertising
8 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.40%) Local Government
9 2 (0.40%) Marketing
9 2 (0.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.17%) Software Packaging
2 6 (1.19%) RESTful
3 4 (0.79%) REST
3 4 (0.79%) SOAP
3 4 (0.79%) Web Services
3 4 (0.79%) WPF
4 2 (0.40%) .NET
5 1 (0.20%) CSS
5 1 (0.20%) HTML
5 1 (0.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.91%) Fat Client
1 55 (10.91%) Thin Client
2 26 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.16%) Hedge funds
3 20 (3.97%) iPhone
4 18 (3.57%) User Experience
5 17 (3.37%) Blackberry
6 15 (2.98%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.18%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.98%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.59%) iPad
9 8 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.99%) Biotechnology
12 4 (0.79%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.79%) EPoS
12 4 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (0.79%) Wiki
13 3 (0.60%) Replication
13 3 (0.60%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 421 (83.53%) Windows
2 166 (32.94%) Windows 7
3 108 (21.43%) Windows 10
4 91 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (16.27%) Windows Server
7 67 (13.29%) Windows 8
8 48 (9.52%) Mac OS X
9 33 (6.55%) Android
9 33 (6.55%) Linux
10 25 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (4.76%) Windows XP
12 20 (3.97%) Apple iOS
13 11 (2.18%) Mac OS
13 11 (2.18%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.99%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.40%) Unix
16 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.67%) ITIL
2 17 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
3 15 (2.98%) Service Management
4 13 (2.58%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (2.58%) Service Delivery
5 11 (2.18%) Mobile Device Management
5 11 (2.18%) Software Distribution
5 11 (2.18%) Software Engineering
6 10 (1.98%) Incident Management
7 9 (1.79%) ITIL V3
8 8 (1.59%) B2B
8 8 (1.59%) Configuration Management
9 7 (1.39%) Change Management
9 7 (1.39%) OO
9 7 (1.39%) OOD
9 7 (1.39%) TDD
10 6 (1.19%) CRM
10 6 (1.19%) Project Management
10 6 (1.19%) Scrum
10 6 (1.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 11 (2.18%) C++
2 11 (2.18%) SQL
3 8 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 8 (1.59%) Python
4 7 (1.39%) C
4 7 (1.39%) Java
5 5 (0.99%) C#
6 3 (0.60%) VB
6 3 (0.60%) VBScript
7 1 (0.20%) Perl
7 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (7.74%) Security Cleared
3 37 (7.34%) MCP
4 35 (6.94%) Degree
5 34 (6.75%) MCSE
6 29 (5.75%) SC Cleared
7 21 (4.17%) MCSA
8 10 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.79%) MCDST
10 8 (1.59%) A+ Certification
10 8 (1.59%) MCITP
11 6 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.99%) CCNA
13 4 (0.79%) MCTS
14 3 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.40%) CCNP
15 2 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
15 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.56%) SLA
2 3 (0.60%) QA
3 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 301 (59.72%) Active Directory
2 60 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (10.12%) Hyper-V
4 35 (6.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (3.97%) XenApp
6 16 (3.17%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (1.19%) Docker
8 6 (1.19%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.40%) Firmware
11 2 (0.40%) vSphere
12 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 78 (15.48%) SCCM
2 12 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.39%) AirWatch
5 6 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.19%) WSUS
6 4 (0.79%) SCOM
7 3 (0.60%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (0.60%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.20%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 218 (43.25%) Microsoft
2 83 (16.47%) VMware
3 59 (11.71%) Citrix
4 53 (10.52%) Intel
5 51 (10.12%) Apple
6 45 (8.93%) Cisco
7 26 (5.16%) Bloomberg
8 25 (4.96%) Reuters
9 19 (3.77%) Dell
9 19 (3.77%) HP
9 19 (3.77%) Symantec
10 10 (1.98%) Polycom
11 9 (1.79%) Mitel
12 8 (1.59%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (1.59%) IBM
12 8 (1.59%) NetApp
12 8 (1.59%) Sophos
13 7 (1.39%) Avaya
13 7 (1.39%) Google
13 7 (1.39%) Intel Security
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