The median annual salary for a Senior Desktop Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Senior Desktop Engineer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 910 951
Rank change year-on-year +57 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 19 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.014% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.015% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 11
Median salary £40,000 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.51% -3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £46,250 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Desktop Engineer in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Desktop Engineer in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Desktop Engineer in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +60 19 £40,000 +14.28% 2
London +28 12 £67,500 +82.43%
South East +57 4 £36,000 +2.85%
Surrey +32 4 £36,000 +2.85%
East of England - 2 £26,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £26,000 -
Egham - 2 £30,750 -
Guildford - 2 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £26,000 -
City of London +29 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 - 2
Bradford - 1 £30,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 - 2

Senior Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) Citrix
3 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
4 9 (33.33%) SCCM
4 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
5 8 (29.63%) Windows 10
6 7 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (25.93%) XenApp
7 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (22.22%) Dell
7 6 (22.22%) Symantec
7 6 (22.22%) PBX
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) VB
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 5 (18.52%) Avaya
8 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
8 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
8 5 (18.52%) SCOM
8 5 (18.52%) Hedge funds
8 5 (18.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (18.52%) Dell KACE
8 5 (18.52%) XenMobile

Senior Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) PBX
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) InstallShield
2 2 (7.41%) MSI
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Hedge funds
2 5 (18.52%) User Experience
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (29.63%) Windows 10
4 4 (14.81%) Mac OS X
5 3 (11.11%) Android
5 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 3 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
2 7 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.70%) Case Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (3.70%) Password Management
5 1 (3.70%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.70%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.70%) Ticket Management
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
2 5 (18.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) XenApp
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) SCCM
2 5 (18.52%) Malwarebytes
2 5 (18.52%) SCOM
2 5 (18.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (18.52%) XenMobile
3 4 (14.81%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Citrix
2 6 (22.22%) Dell
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Symantec
3 5 (18.52%) Avaya
3 5 (18.52%) Dell KACE
4 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) AppSense
5 3 (11.11%) MobileIron
6 2 (7.41%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) Adobe
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy
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