Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £27,750 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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

Desktop Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 268 297
Rank change year-on-year +51 +29 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 37 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.57% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 16
West Yorkshire median annual salary £27,750 £26,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £41,931 £37,175 £33,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £26,000 £27,500 £24,690
% change year-on-year -5.45% +11.38% -4.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6352 7604 9139
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 98.09% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5360 6488 7287
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in West Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in West Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Engineer in West Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Leeds +24 19 £26,000 -7.14% 1
Bradford +20 13 £30,000 +22.45%
Halifax - 4 £28,750 -
Desktop Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (97.30%) Windows
2 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
3 23 (62.16%) SCCM
4 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
5 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
5 15 (40.54%) Windows 10
6 14 (37.84%) DNS
7 13 (35.14%) DHCP
8 12 (32.43%) Citrix
8 12 (32.43%) ITIL
8 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (32.43%) Cisco
8 12 (32.43%) Office 365
9 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
10 9 (24.32%) VMware
11 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (18.92%) Application Packaging
12 7 (18.92%) Mobile Device Management
12 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
12 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
12 7 (18.92%) VPN
13 6 (16.22%) Virtual Environments
13 6 (16.22%) SNMP
13 6 (16.22%) SMTP
13 6 (16.22%) Apple
13 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
13 6 (16.22%) VoIP
13 6 (16.22%) Service Management

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) DNS
2 13 (35.14%) DHCP
3 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.92%) VPN
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (16.22%) SMTP
4 6 (16.22%) SNMP
4 6 (16.22%) VoIP
5 3 (8.11%) Skype
6 2 (5.41%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) WAN
7 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.22%) Publishing
2 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) LAMP
1 1 (2.70%) REST
1 1 (2.70%) WCF
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) WPF
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
1 6 (16.22%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows 10
2 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Application Packaging
2 7 (18.92%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (16.22%) ITSM
3 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (16.22%) Service Management
3 6 (16.22%) Software Distribution
3 6 (16.22%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.70%) Line Management
7 1 (2.70%) Process Management
7 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) C++
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) CCNA
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (62.16%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) WSUS
3 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) Cisco
2 12 (32.43%) Citrix
3 9 (24.32%) VMware
4 6 (16.22%) Apple
5 2 (5.41%) Avaya
6 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow