The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 198 186 212
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 28 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.70% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.74% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 16
Average salary £23,750 £28,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.17% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £21,150 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5473 4979 5887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.03% 93.54% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3975 3912 5060
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Desktop Engineer
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 13 £24,000 -20.00% 2
Slough -4 4 £23,500 +9.30% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £30,000 - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (87.76%) Windows
2 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
3 28 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (36.73%) Windows 7
5 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
6 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (26.53%) Windows XP
8 12 (24.49%) MS Exchange
8 12 (24.49%) LAN
8 12 (24.49%) WAN
8 12 (24.49%) MCP
8 12 (24.49%) MCSA
8 12 (24.49%) Blackberry
8 12 (24.49%) Firewall
8 12 (24.49%) MCTS
9 9 (18.37%) ITIL
9 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
10 8 (16.33%) MS Office
11 7 (14.29%) VMware
12 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.20%) Google
12 5 (10.20%) Google Apps
12 5 (10.20%) Windows 8
13 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
13 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
14 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
14 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (24.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) LAN
1 12 (24.49%) WAN
1 12 (24.49%) Firewall
2 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.12%) SAN
4 2 (4.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) PDA
3 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (87.76%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (36.73%) Windows 7
4 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (26.53%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.04%) Android
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
2 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (24.49%) MCP
2 12 (24.49%) MCSA
2 12 (24.49%) MCTS
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.12%) vCloud
2 3 (6.12%) vSphere
2 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
2 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) Google
4 3 (6.12%) HP
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix
4 3 (6.12%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago