The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 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 West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 240 239
Rank change year-on-year +24 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 18 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.36% 0.36% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.37% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 4
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +20.45%  
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4894 5703 5868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.78% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4722 4912
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in the South West

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in the South West

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Wiltshire +21 5 £25,000 +3.09%
Bristol 0 5 £26,500 +12.76% 1
Gloucestershire -3 4 £25,000 -16.66%
Dorset - 3 £37,500 - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) MS Office
3 19 (40.43%) Thin Client
3 19 (40.43%) Intel
3 19 (40.43%) Fat Client
4 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
5 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
6 14 (29.79%) LAN
6 14 (29.79%) WAN
6 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
7 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
8 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
9 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
10 8 (17.02%) ITIL
10 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
11 7 (14.89%) Windows 8
11 7 (14.89%) WLAN
11 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
13 5 (10.64%) SCCM
13 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (10.64%) Windows Vista
13 5 (10.64%) MCP
13 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
13 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
14 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (6.38%) Linux
14 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (53.19%) MS Office
2 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) LAN
1 14 (29.79%) WAN
2 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (14.89%) WLAN
3 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Fat Client
1 19 (40.43%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (6.38%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.89%) Windows 8
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Vista
5 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.38%) Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL
2 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.26%) Software Delivery
3 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.13%) Fault Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) MCP
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.26%) CCNA
5 2 (4.26%) CCNP
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Intel
2 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco
3 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Civica
Bristol, Avon
Sirona Care & Health C.I.C.
Salary: Band 19 £23,188 rising to £28,308
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago