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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Engineer
Rank 201 204 216
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 16 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.40% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 7
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £32,250 £31,200
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
4834 5445 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.96% 92.81% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3789 3788 3989
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram 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 31 August 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 -6 7 £27,500 -8.33%
Maidenhead +16 5 £27,500 +10.00%
Slough -5 2 £26,000 +2.97%
Thatcham - 1 £25,000 -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) Windows 7
4 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
4 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) MS Office
5 9 (31.03%) VPN
6 8 (27.59%) Dell
7 7 (24.14%) DNS
7 7 (24.14%) DHCP
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) McAfee
7 7 (24.14%) Apple
7 7 (24.14%) ServiceNow
8 6 (20.69%) Mac OS X
8 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
9 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
9 5 (17.24%) Sun
9 5 (17.24%) C#
9 5 (17.24%) Web Services
9 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
9 5 (17.24%) RAD
9 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
9 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
9 5 (17.24%) Scrum
9 5 (17.24%) VMware
9 5 (17.24%) Dell KACE

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.24%) Lync
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (31.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) VPN
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) DHCP
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) WebEx
5 3 (10.34%) WAN
5 3 (10.34%) Internet
5 3 (10.34%) Firewall
5 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security
6 2 (6.90%) VoIP
6 2 (6.90%) SAN
7 1 (3.45%) Intranet
7 1 (3.45%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
1 5 (17.24%) WCF
1 5 (17.24%) WPF
1 5 (17.24%) RESTful
1 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
1 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile Computing
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (10.34%) iPhone
2 3 (10.34%) iPad
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) PDA
4 1 (3.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.69%) Mac OS X
4 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.34%) Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) Android
8 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) RAD
1 5 (17.24%) Scrum
1 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
1 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (17.24%) System Testing
1 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Line Management
3 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (10.34%) MCSE
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (13.79%) vCloud
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) DameWare
1 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Dell
3 7 (24.14%) McAfee
3 7 (24.14%) Apple
3 7 (24.14%) ServiceNow
4 5 (17.24%) Dell KACE
4 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
4 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Telerik
4 5 (17.24%) Sun
5 4 (13.79%) Juniper
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco
6 3 (10.34%) Bomgar
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) HP