The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 54 63
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 4 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.72% 1.45% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.49% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 1
Median salary £24,000 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -5.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,750
% change year-on-year -5.66% +2.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 537 538 528
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 96.06% 97.29% 99.62%
Number of salaries quoted 461 453 408
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 Watford

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

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 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Watford region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) VMware