The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 335 363 388
Rank change year-on-year +28 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 45 79 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.43% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.45% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 78 88
Median salary £28,000 £26,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.66% -1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,530 £34,000 £36,000
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 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 14206 17673 20720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.63% 96.96% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11912 15039 16887
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 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 26 June 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 26 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
Hampshire +16 17 £28,000 +5.66% 1
Berkshire +12 11 £26,250 -9.48%
Surrey +29 5 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Kent +12 5 £25,000 -6.54%
East Sussex +12 3 £30,000 +33.33%
West Sussex +2 3 £22,500 +2.27%
Sussex -4 1 £37,500 +50.00%
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 74 (84.09%) Windows
2 51 (57.95%) Microsoft
3 47 (53.41%) Active Directory
4 34 (38.64%) Windows 7
5 27 (30.68%) LAN
6 25 (28.41%) Windows 10
6 25 (28.41%) Office 365
7 23 (26.14%) Microsoft Office
8 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (21.59%) WAN
10 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
10 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
11 16 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (18.18%) WLAN
12 14 (15.91%) Windows 8
13 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (14.77%) Finance
14 12 (13.64%) Android
14 12 (13.64%) Hyper-V
14 12 (13.64%) TCP/IP
14 12 (13.64%) Windows Server
15 11 (12.50%) Apple iOS
15 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (11.36%) Mac OS X
17 9 (10.23%) Firewall
18 8 (9.09%) Financial Institution
18 8 (9.09%) Workflow
18 8 (9.09%) Remedy
18 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange

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 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.55%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) Apache
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (26.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (28.41%) Office 365
2 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Dropbox
3 2 (2.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.68%) LAN
2 19 (21.59%) WAN
3 16 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (18.18%) WLAN
4 12 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.23%) Firewall
6 5 (5.68%) DHCP
6 5 (5.68%) DNS
7 4 (4.55%) Skype
8 3 (3.41%) VPN
9 2 (2.27%) DSL
9 2 (2.27%) MPLS
9 2 (2.27%) Wireless
10 1 (1.14%) Intranet
10 1 (1.14%) LDAP
10 1 (1.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) FileMaker
General
1 13 (14.77%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) .NET
1 1 (1.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) iPhone
5 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 74 (84.09%) Windows
2 34 (38.64%) Windows 7
3 25 (28.41%) Windows 10
4 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (15.91%) Windows 8
6 12 (13.64%) Android
6 12 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 11 (12.50%) Apple iOS
8 10 (11.36%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.14%) Linux
11 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.09%) Case Management
1 8 (9.09%) ITIL
1 8 (9.09%) Workflow
2 4 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 3 (3.41%) Patch Management
3 3 (3.41%) Software Deployment
3 3 (3.41%) Time Management
4 2 (2.27%) B2B
4 2 (2.27%) CRM
4 2 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.27%) High Availability
5 1 (1.14%) Change Management
5 1 (1.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.14%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.14%) Process Management
5 1 (1.14%) Security Management
5 1 (1.14%) Service Management
5 1 (1.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) SQL
1 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
1 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.95%) MCP
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.41%) MCSE
5 2 (2.27%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.27%) CCNA
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.27%) MCDST
5 2 (2.27%) MCTS
5 2 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.14%) Degree
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 47 (53.41%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.27%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 51 (57.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.09%) Remedy
3 7 (7.95%) VMware
4 6 (6.82%) Apple
5 4 (4.55%) Citrix
6 3 (3.41%) Cisco
6 3 (3.41%) HP
7 2 (2.27%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.27%) Symantec
8 1 (1.14%) Adobe
8 1 (1.14%) IBM
8 1 (1.14%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.14%) NetApp
8 1 (1.14%) Sophos
8 1 (1.14%) TOWER Software
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