Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 460 441 478
Rank change year-on-year -19 +37 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 99 158 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.45% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.46% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 88 158 168
South East median annual salary £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% - -2.70%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,500 £21,425
90th Percentile £44,125 £33,750 £36,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -1.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29566 34125 41527
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28612 34601
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Thames Valley +41 46 £27,500 -1.79% 4
Buckinghamshire +13 18 £27,750 -11.20% 2
Surrey -23 18 £23,500 +4.44% 1
Berkshire +46 17 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Hampshire -41 12 £27,500 -8.33%
Oxfordshire +9 11 £59,000 +136.00% 1
Kent +14 8 £26,500 -3.64%
West Sussex 0 6 £26,000 +4.00%
Middlesex - 4 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 4 £26,875 -
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 91 (91.92%) Windows
2 54 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 52 (52.53%) Active Directory
4 34 (34.34%) Windows 7
5 33 (33.33%) Office 365
6 29 (29.29%) Microsoft Office
7 24 (24.24%) Windows Server
8 23 (23.23%) Windows 10
8 23 (23.23%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (20.20%) VMware
10 18 (18.18%) ITIL
10 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (17.17%) Windows 8
11 17 (17.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (15.15%) MS Exchange
12 15 (15.15%) TCP/IP
13 14 (14.14%) DNS
13 14 (14.14%) Citrix
13 14 (14.14%) DHCP
13 14 (14.14%) SCCM
14 13 (13.13%) NetApp
15 12 (12.12%) Hyper-V
16 11 (11.11%) SLA
17 10 (10.10%) Firewall
17 10 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (9.09%) Problem Management
18 9 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
18 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
19 8 (8.08%) VPN
19 8 (8.08%) C#

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 15 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.07%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) Apache
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (29.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (33.33%) Office 365
2 23 (23.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 14 (14.14%) DHCP
2 14 (14.14%) DNS
3 10 (10.10%) Firewall
4 8 (8.08%) VPN
5 7 (7.07%) Skype
6 5 (5.05%) LAN
7 4 (4.04%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (4.04%) WAN
8 3 (3.03%) DSL
8 3 (3.03%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.03%) LDAP
8 3 (3.03%) MPLS
8 3 (3.03%) VoIP
9 2 (2.02%) VLAN
9 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.01%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.01%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MSI
2 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.06%) Retail
2 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) .NET
2 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.03%) WinForms
4 1 (1.01%) COM
4 1 (1.01%) JSP
4 1 (1.01%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.07%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.05%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.02%) PKI
5 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.01%) BYOD
6 1 (1.01%) Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.01%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 91 (91.92%) Windows
2 34 (34.34%) Windows 7
3 24 (24.24%) Windows Server
4 23 (23.23%) Windows 10
5 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (17.17%) Windows 8
6 17 (17.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.05%) Unix
9 3 (3.03%) Android
9 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.03%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) ITIL
2 9 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
2 9 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
4 6 (6.06%) Patch Management
4 6 (6.06%) Service Design
5 5 (5.05%) Application Packaging
5 5 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (5.05%) Line Management
5 5 (5.05%) OOP
6 4 (4.04%) Software Deployment
6 4 (4.04%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (4.04%) Time Management
7 3 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.03%) Network Design
7 3 (3.03%) Scrum
8 2 (2.02%) ERP
8 2 (2.02%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.08%) C#
2 6 (6.06%) SQL
3 3 (3.03%) C++
3 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) MCP
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.04%) DBS Check
4 3 (3.03%) MCDST
5 2 (2.02%) MCSE
5 2 (2.02%) MCTS
6 1 (1.01%) CCNA
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 52 (52.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.12%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (7.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.04%) vSphere
7 3 (3.03%) XenApp
8 2 (2.02%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (14.14%) SCCM
2 4 (4.04%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.01%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.01%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.01%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.20%) VMware
3 14 (14.14%) Citrix
4 13 (13.13%) NetApp
5 7 (7.07%) Cisco
6 6 (6.06%) Dell
6 6 (6.06%) HP
6 6 (6.06%) Veeam
7 5 (5.05%) EqualLogic
8 4 (4.04%) Apple
9 2 (2.02%) Avaya
9 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.02%) Intel
9 2 (2.02%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.02%) Sophos
10 1 (1.01%) IBM
10 1 (1.01%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.01%) Symantec