Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 21 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 157 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 - +148
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.48% 0.038% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.039% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Wales median annual salary £23,000 £28,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.30% - -
UK 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 Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 2021 2535 2678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.57% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1755 2197 2258
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,451 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Wales

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Wales

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
South Wales +38 10 £23,000 -19.30%
Desktop Engineer
UK

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wales region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Intel
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (50.00%) SLA
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) LANDesk
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Stress Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) PBX
4 3 (30.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Lotus
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) McAfee
4 3 (30.00%) CAD
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Mitel

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (30.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) PBX
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) CAD
1 3 (30.00%) Stress Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (10.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Intel
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) LANDesk
2 3 (30.00%) Lotus
2 3 (30.00%) McAfee
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel