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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 207 218 202
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 18 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.14% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 17
Average salary £27,000 £26,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £25,000 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
5433 5183 5243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.88% 93.12% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3746 4013 4389
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014. 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 +8 10 £30,500 +10.90%
Newbury - 6 £24,250 -
Hungerford - 1 £27,000 -
Slough - 1 £25,500 -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (86.84%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
3 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
5 13 (34.21%) MS Office
6 11 (28.95%) Finance
7 9 (23.68%) SCCM
8 8 (21.05%) VMware
8 8 (21.05%) Financial Institution
8 8 (21.05%) SQL
8 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 8 (21.05%) Lync
9 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
10 6 (15.79%) SAP
10 6 (15.79%) IBM Notes
10 6 (15.79%) Lotus
10 6 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (10.53%) PDA
11 4 (10.53%) Degree
11 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
11 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
12 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
12 3 (7.89%) VPN
12 3 (7.89%) Cisco
12 3 (7.89%) Avaya
12 3 (7.89%) Citrix
12 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (5.26%) Office 365
13 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 8 (21.05%) Lync
2 6 (15.79%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Office
2 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.89%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) SAP
3 6 (15.79%) Lotus
3 6 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) Avaya
4 3 (7.89%) Citrix