Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Desktop Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Senior Desktop Engineer
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 799 831 891
Rank change year-on-year +32 +60 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 46 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.061% 0.016% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.017% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 39 11 33
London median annual salary £67,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.86% -10.26% -8.24%
10th Percentile £36,000 £32,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £70,000 £42,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +21.62% +8.82%

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 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £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%

Senior Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Desktop Engineer in London

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Desktop Engineer in London

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Desktop Engineer in London

Senior 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 Senior Desktop Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
East London - 5 - -
Central London +1 3 £40,000 +15.94%
Senior Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 33 (71.74%) Windows 7
3 32 (69.57%) Finance
4 31 (67.39%) PowerShell
5 30 (65.22%) SCCM
6 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
7 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (43.48%) VMware
9 19 (41.30%) Office 365
10 18 (39.13%) Windows Server
11 17 (36.96%) Windows 10
12 16 (34.78%) MSI
12 16 (34.78%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (34.78%) Citrix
12 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (32.61%) NAS
13 15 (32.61%) Asset Management
13 15 (32.61%) Software Packaging
13 15 (32.61%) vSphere
13 15 (32.61%) SAN
13 15 (32.61%) IIS
13 15 (32.61%) Migration
13 15 (32.61%) Virtual Desktop
13 15 (32.61%) Task Automation
14 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (26.09%) Financial Institution
15 12 (26.09%) .NET
15 12 (26.09%) C#
15 12 (26.09%) Perl

Senior 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 15 (32.61%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (41.30%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) NAS
1 15 (32.61%) SAN
2 4 (8.70%) PBX
3 2 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) Intranet
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.17%) VoIP
4 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MSI
2 1 (2.17%) WinDbg
General
1 32 (69.57%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Financial Institution
3 5 (10.87%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Italian Language
4 3 (6.52%) Retail
5 2 (4.35%) French Language
6 1 (2.17%) Billing
6 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) Software Packaging
2 12 (26.09%) .NET
3 11 (23.91%) WSH
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.52%) Hedge funds
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) iPad
2 1 (2.17%) iPhone
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
2 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 33 (71.74%) Windows 7
3 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (39.13%) Windows Server
5 17 (36.96%) Windows 10
6 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Asset Management
1 15 (32.61%) Migration
1 15 (32.61%) Task Automation
2 11 (23.91%) Low Latency
2 11 (23.91%) Patch Management
3 9 (19.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.52%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) Security Patching
7 2 (4.35%) Ticket Management
8 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.17%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.17%) ITSM
8 1 (2.17%) Password Management
8 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.17%) Software Licensing
8 1 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) PowerShell
2 12 (26.09%) C#
2 12 (26.09%) Perl
3 11 (23.91%) Python
4 3 (6.52%) VB
5 2 (4.35%) VBScript
6 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (32.61%) Virtual Desktop
3 15 (32.61%) vSphere
4 11 (23.91%) DFS Replication
4 11 (23.91%) Hyper-V
4 11 (23.91%) Terminal Server
5 8 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.52%) XenApp
6 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 30 (65.22%) SCCM
2 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 11 (23.91%) WMI
3 8 (17.39%) SCOrch
4 3 (6.52%) Malwarebytes
4 3 (6.52%) SCOM
4 3 (6.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (6.52%) XenMobile
5 2 (4.35%) vRealize
5 2 (4.35%) WSUS
6 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.17%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.17%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 16 (34.78%) Citrix
4 11 (23.91%) HP
5 5 (10.87%) Symantec
6 4 (8.70%) Avaya
6 4 (8.70%) NetApp
7 3 (6.52%) Dell
7 3 (6.52%) Dell KACE
7 3 (6.52%) EMC
8 2 (4.35%) Apple
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco
9 1 (2.17%) Adobe
9 1 (2.17%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.17%) FactSet
9 1 (2.17%) Lumension
9 1 (2.17%) McAfee
9 1 (2.17%) Remedy