Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Desktop Engineer
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 495 570 599
Rank change year-on-year +75 +29 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 383 290 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 299 276 322
London median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% +4.84% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,275
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -1.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in London

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in London

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Engineer in London

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Central London -15 58 £32,500 - 3
South London +21 30 £24,250 -11.01%
West London +20 22 £30,000 -40.00% 4
East London +8 10 £45,000 +52.54%
North London +4 1 £27,500 +19.57%
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 London region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 331 (86.42%) Windows
2 195 (50.91%) Active Directory
3 178 (46.48%) Finance
4 174 (45.43%) Microsoft
5 150 (39.16%) Windows 7
6 147 (38.38%) PowerShell
7 130 (33.94%) Windows Server
8 125 (32.64%) Office 365
9 120 (31.33%) Windows 10
10 117 (30.55%) Citrix
11 106 (27.68%) Banking
12 96 (25.07%) Asset Management
13 91 (23.76%) SCCM
13 91 (23.76%) Microsoft Office
14 80 (20.89%) Analytical Skills
15 78 (20.37%) Investment Banking
16 71 (18.54%) Root Cause Analysis
17 68 (17.75%) VMware
17 68 (17.75%) SQL
18 63 (16.45%) Project Management
19 61 (15.93%) Shell Script
19 61 (15.93%) SQL Server
20 60 (15.67%) Process Improvement
21 59 (15.40%) DNS
21 59 (15.40%) Wealth Management
22 58 (15.14%) User Experience
22 58 (15.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
23 57 (14.88%) Elasticsearch
23 57 (14.88%) Performance Analysis
23 57 (14.88%) Robotic Process Automation

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 57 (14.88%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (9.92%) MS Exchange
3 17 (4.44%) IIS
4 9 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.83%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.57%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.26%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 91 (23.76%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Eikon
1 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 125 (32.64%) Office 365
2 9 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.78%) IaaS
5 2 (0.52%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 59 (15.40%) DNS
2 57 (14.88%) DHCP
3 44 (11.49%) TCP/IP
4 33 (8.62%) LAN
5 26 (6.79%) Firewall
6 25 (6.53%) Wireless
7 19 (4.96%) Remote Desktop
7 19 (4.96%) SAN
8 17 (4.44%) WAN
9 15 (3.92%) NAS
10 10 (2.61%) VPN
11 7 (1.83%) Skype
12 6 (1.57%) Broadband
12 6 (1.57%) PBX
13 5 (1.31%) VLAN
13 5 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
15 2 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (0.52%) FTP
15 2 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.52%) MySQL
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (9.66%) MSI
2 10 (2.61%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.31%) AutoIt
4 4 (1.04%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.52%) JIRA
6 1 (0.26%) WinDbg
General
1 178 (46.48%) Finance
2 106 (27.68%) Banking
3 78 (20.37%) Investment Banking
4 57 (14.88%) Retail Banking
5 11 (2.87%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.83%) Retail
7 4 (1.04%) Advertising
7 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.78%) Front Office
8 3 (0.78%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.78%) Law
8 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.52%) French Language
9 2 (0.52%) Legal
9 2 (0.52%) Marketing
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.36%) Software Packaging
2 12 (3.13%) .NET
3 11 (2.87%) WSH
4 6 (1.57%) Velocity
5 3 (0.78%) Web Services
6 2 (0.52%) Flash
6 2 (0.52%) WCF
6 2 (0.52%) WPF
6 2 (0.52%) XMPP
7 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.26%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 80 (20.89%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (15.14%) User Experience
3 24 (6.27%) Blackberry
4 22 (5.74%) Hedge funds
5 18 (4.70%) Fat Client
5 18 (4.70%) Thin Client
6 15 (3.92%) iPhone
7 13 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (2.35%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.35%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.09%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (1.57%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.31%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.78%) iPad
13 3 (0.78%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.52%) EPoS
14 2 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 1 (0.26%) CCTV
15 1 (0.26%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 331 (86.42%) Windows
2 150 (39.16%) Windows 7
3 130 (33.94%) Windows Server
4 120 (31.33%) Windows 10
5 50 (13.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (8.36%) Android
7 27 (7.05%) Windows 8
7 27 (7.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (5.74%) Mac OS X
9 15 (3.92%) Linux
10 12 (3.13%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.35%) Mac OS
11 9 (2.35%) Unix
12 8 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.78%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (25.07%) Asset Management
2 71 (18.54%) Root Cause Analysis
3 63 (16.45%) Project Management
4 60 (15.67%) Process Improvement
5 59 (15.40%) Wealth Management
6 58 (15.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 57 (14.88%) Application Performance Management
7 57 (14.88%) Performance Analysis
7 57 (14.88%) Performance Management
7 57 (14.88%) Product Management
7 57 (14.88%) Robotic Process Automation
7 57 (14.88%) UX Design
8 53 (13.84%) ITIL
9 36 (9.40%) Task Automation
10 29 (7.57%) Application Packaging
11 21 (5.48%) Mobile Device Management
12 18 (4.70%) Migration
13 15 (3.92%) Service Delivery
14 13 (3.39%) Patch Management
15 11 (2.87%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 147 (38.38%) PowerShell
2 68 (17.75%) SQL
3 61 (15.93%) Shell Script
4 57 (14.88%) Java
5 14 (3.66%) C#
6 13 (3.39%) Python
7 12 (3.13%) Perl
8 6 (1.57%) VBScript
9 4 (1.04%) VB
10 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.52%) C
10 2 (0.52%) C++
11 1 (0.26%) PHP
11 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (9.92%) Degree
3 30 (7.83%) MCSE
4 13 (3.39%) MCSA
5 11 (2.87%) MCP
6 5 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.78%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.78%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.78%) MCITP
9 2 (0.52%) MCTS
9 2 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CCNA
10 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.18%) SLA
System Software
1 195 (50.91%) Active Directory
2 43 (11.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 40 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (7.57%) XenApp
5 25 (6.53%) XenDesktop
6 22 (5.74%) vSphere
7 21 (5.48%) Virtual Desktop
8 18 (4.70%) Hyper-V
9 11 (2.87%) DFS Replication
9 11 (2.87%) Terminal Server
10 8 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 91 (23.76%) SCCM
2 11 (2.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 11 (2.87%) WMI
3 7 (1.83%) SCOrch
3 7 (1.83%) WSUS
4 4 (1.04%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.04%) SCOM
5 3 (0.78%) Malwarebytes
5 3 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.78%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.52%) DameWare
6 2 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.26%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.26%) SCSM
7 1 (0.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 174 (45.43%) Microsoft
2 117 (30.55%) Citrix
3 68 (17.75%) VMware
4 57 (14.88%) Splunk
5 37 (9.66%) Reuters
6 30 (7.83%) FactSet
7 29 (7.57%) Bloomberg
8 27 (7.05%) Cisco
9 24 (6.27%) HP
10 18 (4.70%) Apple
11 14 (3.66%) Avaya
12 13 (3.39%) Dell
13 7 (1.83%) Intel
13 7 (1.83%) NetApp
13 7 (1.83%) Symantec
14 6 (1.57%) Lotus
15 5 (1.31%) AppSense
15 5 (1.31%) Remedy
16 4 (1.04%) Dell KACE
16 4 (1.04%) Fidessa