Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Desktop Engineer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 84 84
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.11% 0.49% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.52% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Watford median annual salary £24,000 £25,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -13.79% +13.73%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £20,200
90th Percentile £25,000 £26,650 £37,800
Hertfordshire median annual salary £26,500 £25,750 £26,500
% change year-on-year +2.91% -2.83% +1.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 888 964 998
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 95.16% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 791 806 865
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Watford

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Watford

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Desktop Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory