The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 209 191 200
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 19 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.48% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 9
Average salary £32,500 £23,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.29% -20.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Desktop Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 15 £32,500 +47.72% 1
Slough -8 2 £28,750 +22.34% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £27,500 -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (94.29%) Windows
2 28 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (71.43%) Cisco
3 25 (71.43%) Avaya
4 23 (65.71%) Citrix
4 23 (65.71%) Finance
4 23 (65.71%) Windows 7
5 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
7 9 (25.71%) ITIL
8 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (20.00%) MCSE
10 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
11 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (14.29%) SLA
11 5 (14.29%) MS Office
12 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (11.43%) Fat Client
12 4 (11.43%) PBX
12 4 (11.43%) Thin Client
12 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
13 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
14 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
14 2 (5.71%) Office 365
14 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
14 2 (5.71%) McAfee
14 2 (5.71%) SCCM
14 2 (5.71%) Degree
14 2 (5.71%) Dell

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) PBX
2 1 (2.86%) 3G
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
General
1 23 (65.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Fat Client
1 4 (11.43%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (94.29%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.86%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) MCTS
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Cisco
1 25 (71.43%) Avaya
2 23 (65.71%) Citrix
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.71%) McAfee
4 2 (5.71%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
Wokingham, Berkshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonus + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago