Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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

Desktop Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 169 228
Rank change year-on-year -36 +59 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 11 48 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.26% 1.00% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.05% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 54 20
Hertfordshire median annual salary £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.89% - -3.64%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £27,250 £45,000 £33,800
East of England median annual salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.92% -18.75%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4180 4589 5343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.96% 95.76% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3553 3806 4303
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +5.38%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Hertfordshire

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Hertfordshire

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Watford -21 5 £24,000 -7.69%
Hatfield +5 3 £26,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £26,000 -
Desktop Engineer
East of England

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (27.27%) Android
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) XenApp

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 3 (27.27%) Android
4 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) VMware