The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 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 / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 233 238
Rank change year-on-year -26 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 16 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.071% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.073% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 19
Median salary £24,500 £19,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.94% -24.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £23,200 £29,500
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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6524 5469 6174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.75% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5332 4649 5044
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in the North West

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in the North West

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Engineer in the North West

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cheshire -18 11 £19,000 -
Manchester -21 3 £24,500 -2.00% 2
Cumbria - 2 £23,500 -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (40.74%) Fat Client
3 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 11 (40.74%) Intel
3 11 (40.74%) Thin Client
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) Windows 10
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco
7 6 (22.22%) VPN
7 6 (22.22%) SCCM
8 5 (18.52%) Office 365
8 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
8 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) LAN
8 5 (18.52%) WAN
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
9 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.81%) Citrix
9 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
9 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
10 3 (11.11%) Network Management
10 3 (11.11%) Skype
10 3 (11.11%) VMware
10 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (11.11%) Service Management
10 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
10 3 (11.11%) VoIP

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) VPN
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) Skype
4 3 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) DNS
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall
6 1 (3.70%) LDAP
6 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Fat Client
1 11 (40.74%) Thin Client
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 8 (29.63%) Windows 10
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Network Management
3 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Break/Fix
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.41%) ITSM
5 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.70%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Intel
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) Apple
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) Acronis
7 1 (3.70%) Sophos
7 1 (3.70%) TOWER Software
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam
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