The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 111 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.21% 0.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £42,500 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.00% -  
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 Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1377 1401 1348
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.70% 97.02% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1213 1100
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,500
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 Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Oxfordshire

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Oxfordshire

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Oxfordshire 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
Kidlington - 2 £47,500 -
Oxford 0 1 £42,500 +70.00%
Desktop Engineer
South East

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

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 Oxfordshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Sophos
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 10
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Apple
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Biotechnology
4 5 (45.45%) Avaya
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) MS Office
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) SLA
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (18.18%) Office 365
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
8 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (9.09%) DHCP

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 10
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Sophos
2 6 (54.55%) Apple
3 5 (45.45%) Avaya
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) VMware