The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 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
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 473 483 436
Rank change year-on-year +10 -47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 114 168 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.41% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 94 165 190
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,500 £52,750
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32445 40865 41138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.75% 96.12% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27449 35261 34593
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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
City of London +30 17 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Croydon - 2 £32,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Clapham - 2 £30,000 -
Bromley -2 1 £26,500 +17.77%
Hounslow - 1 £25,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £60,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £60,000 -
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 200 (82.30%) Windows
2 174 (71.60%) Active Directory
3 112 (46.09%) Microsoft
4 88 (36.21%) Finance
5 80 (32.92%) MS Office
6 73 (30.04%) Windows 7
7 60 (24.69%) SCCM
7 60 (24.69%) Windows 10
8 55 (22.63%) PowerShell
9 54 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 50 (20.58%) VMware
11 49 (20.16%) MS Exchange
12 47 (19.34%) MS Excel
13 43 (17.70%) DNS
14 40 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 39 (16.05%) ITIL
16 38 (15.64%) TCP/IP
17 37 (15.23%) Citrix
17 37 (15.23%) Mac OS X
18 34 (13.99%) Windows Server
19 33 (13.58%) Office 365
20 32 (13.17%) LAN
21 30 (12.35%) Apple
22 29 (11.93%) Cisco
22 29 (11.93%) Android
23 28 (11.52%) DHCP
23 28 (11.52%) MCSE
23 28 (11.52%) Microsoft App-V
24 27 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
24 27 (11.11%) Degree

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 49 (20.16%) MS Exchange
2 27 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.58%) Skype for Business
4 11 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.65%) IIS
9 3 (1.23%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 80 (32.92%) MS Office
2 47 (19.34%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.65%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Eikon
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.58%) Office 365
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (17.70%) DNS
2 38 (15.64%) TCP/IP
3 32 (13.17%) LAN
4 28 (11.52%) DHCP
5 25 (10.29%) Firewall
5 25 (10.29%) WAN
6 14 (5.76%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (5.76%) Internet
7 13 (5.35%) VoIP
8 11 (4.53%) Remote Desktop
8 11 (4.53%) VPN
8 11 (4.53%) Wireless
9 6 (2.47%) IP Telephony
10 5 (2.06%) SAN
11 3 (1.23%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (1.23%) Skype
12 2 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.82%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.82%) NAS
12 2 (0.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.23%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (7.41%) MSI
2 3 (1.23%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 88 (36.21%) Finance
2 23 (9.47%) Banking
3 7 (2.88%) Retail
4 6 (2.47%) Games
5 5 (2.06%) Back Office
5 5 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.23%) Advertising
6 3 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.82%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.29%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.70%) Hedge funds
2 18 (7.41%) User Experience
3 17 (7.00%) iPhone
4 16 (6.58%) Blackberry
5 15 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.06%) EPoS
6 5 (2.06%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.06%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.06%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.65%) iPad
7 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.65%) Wiki
8 3 (1.23%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.82%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.82%) Robotics
10 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.41%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 200 (82.30%) Windows
2 73 (30.04%) Windows 7
3 60 (24.69%) Windows 10
4 37 (15.23%) Mac OS X
5 34 (13.99%) Windows Server
6 29 (11.93%) Android
7 27 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (7.00%) Linux
10 14 (5.76%) Windows 8
11 11 (4.53%) Apple iOS
11 11 (4.53%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.06%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.23%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.82%) Unix
15 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.05%) ITIL
2 15 (6.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (4.94%) Service Management
4 9 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (2.88%) Change Management
5 7 (2.88%) Incident Management
6 6 (2.47%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 5 (2.06%) Investment Management
7 5 (2.06%) Service Delivery
8 4 (1.65%) Configuration Management
8 4 (1.65%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (1.65%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (1.65%) Time Management
9 3 (1.23%) Asset Management
9 3 (1.23%) CRM
9 3 (1.23%) Patch Management
9 3 (1.23%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (1.23%) Software Distribution
10 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2
10 2 (0.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.47%) SQL
3 3 (1.23%) VB
3 3 (1.23%) VBScript
4 2 (0.82%) C++
4 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.82%) Python
5 1 (0.41%) C
5 1 (0.41%) Java
5 1 (0.41%) Perl
5 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (11.52%) MCSE
3 27 (11.11%) Degree
4 22 (9.05%) MCP
5 11 (4.53%) MCSA
6 6 (2.47%) A+ Certification
6 6 (2.47%) MCDST
7 5 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.65%) MCITP
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.41%) CCNA
10 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.41%) HND
10 1 (0.41%) MOS
10 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.41%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.12%) SLA
2 2 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 174 (71.60%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (11.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (7.00%) XenApp
5 12 (4.94%) Hyper-V
5 12 (4.94%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.29%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.82%) vSphere
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 60 (24.69%) SCCM
2 9 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (2.88%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.47%) AirWatch
4 6 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.65%) SCOM
6 3 (1.23%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.23%) WSUS
7 1 (0.41%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 112 (46.09%) Microsoft
2 50 (20.58%) VMware
3 37 (15.23%) Citrix
4 30 (12.35%) Apple
5 29 (11.93%) Cisco
6 26 (10.70%) Bloomberg
7 25 (10.29%) Reuters
8 14 (5.76%) Symantec
9 10 (4.12%) Polycom
10 8 (3.29%) Dell
11 6 (2.47%) HP
11 6 (2.47%) Intel Security
11 6 (2.47%) Sage
12 5 (2.06%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (2.06%) Google
12 5 (2.06%) NetApp
13 4 (1.65%) IBM
13 4 (1.65%) Nimble Storage
14 3 (1.23%) FactSet
14 3 (1.23%) Fixnetix
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