Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £26,750 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 311 332
Rank change year-on-year +44 +21 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 43 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 24
Yorkshire median annual salary £26,750 £27,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.73% +12.24% -2.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £36,897 £35,550 £33,750
England 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 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9653 10966 12732
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.48% 97.91% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8097 9274 10429
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Engineer in Yorkshire

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +53 37 £28,500 +1.79% 2
East Yorkshire - 5 £22,000 -
South Yorkshire +15 1 £20,000 -20.00% 1
Desktop Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (93.02%) Windows
2 35 (81.40%) Active Directory
3 27 (62.79%) SCCM
4 20 (46.51%) Windows 7
4 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
5 19 (44.19%) MS Exchange
6 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (34.88%) ITIL
7 15 (34.88%) DNS
7 15 (34.88%) Windows 10
8 13 (30.23%) Office 365
8 13 (30.23%) DHCP
9 12 (27.91%) Windows 8
10 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (25.58%) Citrix
10 11 (25.58%) Windows Server
11 10 (23.26%) VMware
11 10 (23.26%) Cisco
12 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
14 7 (16.28%) Application Packaging
15 6 (13.95%) Virtual Environments
15 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
15 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
15 6 (13.95%) SMTP
15 6 (13.95%) SNMP
15 6 (13.95%) VoIP

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 19 (44.19%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) DNS
2 13 (30.23%) DHCP
3 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.95%) SMTP
4 6 (13.95%) SNMP
4 6 (13.95%) VoIP
5 5 (11.63%) VPN
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (6.98%) Skype
8 2 (4.65%) LAN
8 2 (4.65%) WAN
9 1 (2.33%) HTTP
9 1 (2.33%) Internet
9 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
1 4 (9.30%) Publishing
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) REST
1 2 (4.65%) WCF
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
1 2 (4.65%) WPF
1 2 (4.65%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
2 4 (9.30%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 40 (93.02%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Windows 7
3 15 (34.88%) Windows 10
4 12 (27.91%) Windows 8
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Application Packaging
3 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (13.95%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (11.63%) Migration
4 5 (11.63%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (11.63%) Time Management
5 4 (9.30%) ITSM
5 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.30%) Service Management
5 4 (9.30%) Software Distribution
6 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) Fault Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.33%) Change Control
8 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (2.33%) Process Management
8 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) C
2 2 (4.65%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) C++
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.63%) MCSA
3 4 (9.30%) CCNA
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.65%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (81.40%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.98%) vSphere
5 2 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (62.79%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Citrix
3 10 (23.26%) Cisco
3 10 (23.26%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) Apple
5 2 (4.65%) Avaya
6 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow