The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 462 465 552
Rank change year-on-year +3 +87  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 155 171 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.43% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.45% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 126 158 117
Median salary £32,500 £32,750 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.76% +11.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,875 £22,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
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 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 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 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 23 June 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 23 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
City of London +14 16 £30,750 -6.81% 5
Croydon +10 3 £24,000 -11.11%
Hayes - 2 £24,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Twickenham - 1 £30,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £55,000 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £32,500 -
West End of London - 1 £50,000 -
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 207 (79.01%) Windows
2 154 (58.78%) Active Directory
3 103 (39.31%) Microsoft
4 92 (35.11%) Microsoft Office
5 90 (34.35%) Finance
6 82 (31.30%) Windows 7
7 74 (28.24%) Windows 10
8 64 (24.43%) PowerShell
9 61 (23.28%) MS Exchange
10 57 (21.76%) Citrix
11 56 (21.37%) SCCM
12 51 (19.47%) VMware
13 49 (18.70%) DNS
13 49 (18.70%) ITIL
13 49 (18.70%) Windows Server
13 49 (18.70%) Office 365
14 45 (17.18%) Microsoft Certification
15 42 (16.03%) Degree
16 41 (15.65%) DHCP
17 40 (15.27%) LAN
18 38 (14.50%) VMware Infrastructure
19 34 (12.98%) Android
20 33 (12.60%) Cisco
21 32 (12.21%) Firewall
21 32 (12.21%) Banking
21 32 (12.21%) Root Cause Analysis
22 30 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012
22 30 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (11.45%) XenApp
22 30 (11.45%) WAN

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 61 (23.28%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (2.67%) IIS
5 7 (2.67%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 92 (35.11%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Eikon
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (18.70%) Office 365
2 3 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.70%) DNS
2 41 (15.65%) DHCP
3 40 (15.27%) LAN
4 32 (12.21%) Firewall
5 30 (11.45%) WAN
6 23 (8.78%) TCP/IP
7 16 (6.11%) Wireless
8 12 (4.58%) VoIP
9 10 (3.82%) VPN
10 7 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (2.29%) IP Telephony
11 6 (2.29%) PBX
12 5 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.53%) VLAN
14 3 (1.15%) Internet
14 3 (1.15%) SAN
15 2 (0.76%) FTP
15 2 (0.76%) HTTPS
15 2 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (4.20%) MSI
2 5 (1.91%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.76%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 90 (34.35%) Finance
2 32 (12.21%) Banking
3 16 (6.11%) Retail
4 15 (5.73%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.20%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.05%) Games
7 7 (2.67%) Back Office
7 7 (2.67%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.15%) Law
9 3 (1.15%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.05%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.76%) WCF
2 2 (0.76%) WPF
3 1 (0.38%) Mason
3 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.92%) Hedge funds
3 18 (6.87%) Blackberry
3 18 (6.87%) User Experience
4 15 (5.73%) iPhone
5 9 (3.44%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.67%) EPoS
7 6 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.29%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.29%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.29%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.91%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.91%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.15%) Robotics
10 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.76%) iPad
11 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 207 (79.01%) Windows
2 82 (31.30%) Windows 7
3 74 (28.24%) Windows 10
4 49 (18.70%) Windows Server
5 34 (12.98%) Android
6 30 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (8.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (8.40%) Mac OS X
9 14 (5.34%) Apple iOS
10 13 (4.96%) Linux
11 12 (4.58%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.29%) Unix
13 4 (1.53%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.15%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.15%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.70%) ITIL
2 32 (12.21%) Root Cause Analysis
3 15 (5.73%) Mobile Device Management
3 15 (5.73%) Process Improvement
4 14 (5.34%) Asset Management
4 14 (5.34%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 12 (4.58%) Project Management
6 11 (4.20%) Application Performance Management
6 11 (4.20%) Performance Analysis
6 11 (4.20%) Performance Management
6 11 (4.20%) Product Management
6 11 (4.20%) Robotic Process Automation
6 11 (4.20%) UX Design
6 11 (4.20%) Wealth Management
7 9 (3.44%) Configuration Management
8 8 (3.05%) Change Management
9 7 (2.67%) Incident Management
9 7 (2.67%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.67%) Service Management
10 6 (2.29%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 64 (24.43%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.02%) SQL
3 14 (5.34%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.20%) Java
5 7 (2.67%) VB
6 4 (1.53%) C++
6 4 (1.53%) VBScript
7 3 (1.15%) Python
8 2 (0.76%) C#
8 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (17.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (16.03%) Degree
3 26 (9.92%) MCSE
4 12 (4.58%) MCP
5 6 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.15%) MCSA
7 2 (0.76%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.76%) MCDST
7 2 (0.76%) MCITP
8 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 154 (58.78%) Active Directory
2 38 (14.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (11.45%) XenApp
4 22 (8.40%) XenDesktop
5 21 (8.02%) Hyper-V
6 12 (4.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (3.82%) vSphere
8 8 (3.05%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 56 (21.37%) SCCM
2 14 (5.34%) Backup Exec
3 11 (4.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (4.20%) SCOM
4 8 (3.05%) AirWatch
5 5 (1.91%) Malwarebytes
5 5 (1.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (1.91%) XenMobile
6 4 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.53%) WSUS
7 2 (0.76%) SCSM
8 1 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 103 (39.31%) Microsoft
2 57 (21.76%) Citrix
3 51 (19.47%) VMware
4 33 (12.60%) Cisco
5 19 (7.25%) Symantec
6 18 (6.87%) Reuters
7 17 (6.49%) Bloomberg
8 14 (5.34%) Dell
9 12 (4.58%) Apple
9 12 (4.58%) HP
10 11 (4.20%) Splunk
11 9 (3.44%) Avaya
12 7 (2.67%) Barracuda Networks
12 7 (2.67%) Intel
12 7 (2.67%) Remedy
13 6 (2.29%) Veritas
14 5 (1.91%) Dell KACE
14 5 (1.91%) MobileIron
14 5 (1.91%) NetApp
15 4 (1.53%) Nimble Storage
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