Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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

Desktop Engineer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 111 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.30% 0.081% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.083% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Somerset median annual salary £27,500 £22,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -
South West median annual salary £29,000 £26,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year +10.48% +5.00% -5.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 928 1,207 1,220
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.99% 97.42% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 689 1,029 1,041
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,851 £26,200 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,950 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Somerset

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Somerset

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Street - 2 £27,500 -
Bath +16 1 £25,000 +11.11%
Desktop Engineer
South West

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, Desktop Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) G Suite

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft