The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 382 370
Rank change year-on-year +28 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 39 72 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.38% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 37 68 82
Median salary £24,000 £27,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,895 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £32,500 £44,500
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in the South East

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in the South East

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Engineer in the South East

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the South East 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
Surrey +43 14 £21,000 -34.37% 3
Hampshire +15 11 £25,000 -5.66%
Buckinghamshire +17 5 £23,250 +1.08%
West Sussex +5 3 £23,000 +10.84%
Oxfordshire -1 3 £42,500 +70.00%
Berkshire +24 1 £24,000 -17.24%
East Sussex - 1 £23,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £32,500 -
Desktop Engineer
England

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 94 (81.74%) Windows
2 72 (62.61%) Active Directory
3 66 (57.39%) Microsoft
4 57 (49.57%) Windows 7
5 51 (44.35%) Office 365
6 46 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 45 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (33.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (32.17%) MS Office
10 36 (31.30%) Windows 10
11 33 (28.70%) Windows 8
12 32 (27.83%) Firewall
13 31 (26.96%) TCP/IP
14 29 (25.22%) Hyper-V
15 26 (22.61%) Windows Server
16 24 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (16.52%) MS Exchange
17 19 (16.52%) ITIL
18 18 (15.65%) Apple
19 17 (14.78%) Citrix
20 15 (13.04%) Security Cleared
21 14 (12.17%) LAN
21 14 (12.17%) WAN
22 13 (11.30%) VMware
23 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
24 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
24 10 (8.70%) VPN
24 10 (8.70%) HP
24 10 (8.70%) SLA
24 10 (8.70%) Wi-Fi

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (16.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 46 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 37 (32.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (44.35%) Office 365
2 24 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.61%) Dropbox
4 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.83%) Firewall
2 31 (26.96%) TCP/IP
3 14 (12.17%) LAN
3 14 (12.17%) WAN
4 10 (8.70%) VPN
4 10 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (7.83%) WLAN
6 6 (5.22%) VoIP
6 6 (5.22%) Wireless
7 5 (4.35%) DHCP
7 5 (4.35%) DNS
7 5 (4.35%) IP Telephony
8 3 (2.61%) PBX
9 2 (1.74%) 3G
9 2 (1.74%) Skype
10 1 (0.87%) LDAP
10 1 (0.87%) SMTP
10 1 (0.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
1 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.61%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MSI
General
1 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.87%) Legal
3 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) Software Packaging
2 4 (3.48%) REST
2 4 (3.48%) SOAP
2 4 (3.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) Driving Licence
2 5 (4.35%) Biotechnology
2 5 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.61%) iPad
3 3 (2.61%) iPhone
3 3 (2.61%) Smartphone
3 3 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 94 (81.74%) Windows
2 57 (49.57%) Windows 7
3 45 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (33.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (31.30%) Windows 10
6 33 (28.70%) Windows 8
7 26 (22.61%) Windows Server
8 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (6.96%) Mac OS X
10 7 (6.09%) Linux
11 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (3.48%) Android
12 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
12 4 (3.48%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.61%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.52%) ITIL
2 8 (6.96%) B2B
3 6 (5.22%) Application Virtualisation
3 6 (5.22%) Compatibility Testing
3 6 (5.22%) Software Distribution
4 4 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (3.48%) Service Delivery
5 3 (2.61%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (2.61%) Patch Management
6 2 (1.74%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.74%) CRM
6 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2
6 2 (1.74%) Software Deployment
6 2 (1.74%) Time Management
7 1 (0.87%) Asset Management
7 1 (0.87%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (0.87%) ITIL V3
7 1 (0.87%) Process Management
7 1 (0.87%) Security Management
7 1 (0.87%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.83%) MCP
3 9 (7.83%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.22%) MCSA
5 4 (3.48%) MCITP
5 4 (3.48%) MCTS
6 3 (2.61%) MCDST
7 2 (1.74%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.74%) MCSE
7 2 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (62.61%) Active Directory
2 29 (25.22%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.48%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (3.48%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.74%) Firmware
7 1 (0.87%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) SCCM
2 4 (3.48%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.87%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 66 (57.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.65%) Apple
3 17 (14.78%) Citrix
4 13 (11.30%) VMware
5 10 (8.70%) HP
6 9 (7.83%) Dell
7 7 (6.09%) Cisco
7 7 (6.09%) Sophos
8 5 (4.35%) Avaya
8 5 (4.35%) Intel
8 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.48%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (3.48%) IBM
9 4 (3.48%) Mitel
9 4 (3.48%) Nortel
10 3 (2.61%) Kaspersky
10 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.61%) Xerox
11 2 (1.74%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.74%) Symantec
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