The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 193 210 201
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 22 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.38% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 20
Average salary £29,500 £26,750 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.28% +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Desktop Support 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
4637 5246 5424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.24% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3802 3859 3903
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £25,876 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
Slough -4 6 £29,000 - 1
Bracknell - 6 £31,500 -
Reading +9 2 £26,750 -4.46%
Newbury - 2 £25,000 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £27,500 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 30 (96.77%) Windows
1 30 (96.77%) Active Directory
2 20 (64.52%) Windows 7
3 14 (45.16%) Skype for Business
3 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
4 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
4 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) Mac OS X
4 13 (41.94%) Apple
5 12 (38.71%) MS Office
6 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
6 11 (35.48%) Windows 8
6 11 (35.48%) Apple iOS
6 11 (35.48%) Skype
7 10 (32.26%) Polycom
7 10 (32.26%) ITIL
8 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
8 9 (29.03%) Asset Management
8 9 (29.03%) Android
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (29.03%) Windows 10
9 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
10 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
10 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (22.58%) Mac OS
10 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (19.35%) Patch Management
12 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (16.13%) Office 365

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (45.16%) Skype for Business
2 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
3 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
4 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (38.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Skype
2 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) DHCP
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) Internet
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.45%) Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) SAN
6 1 (3.23%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MS Access
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.68%) iPhone
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) iPad
3 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Handset
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows 7
3 13 (41.94%) Mac OS X
4 11 (35.48%) Apple iOS
4 11 (35.48%) Windows 8
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
5 9 (29.03%) Android
5 9 (29.03%) Windows 10
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (22.58%) Mac OS
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.23%) CentOS
8 1 (3.23%) Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Asset Management
3 6 (19.35%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Line Management
5 1 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCDA
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) MCSA
1 1 (3.23%) MCSE
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (96.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) DameWare
2 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Apple
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Polycom
3 3 (9.68%) Altiris
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Dell
4 2 (6.45%) Bomgar
4 2 (6.45%) Dell KACE
4 2 (6.45%) Intel Security
4 2 (6.45%) Juniper
4 2 (6.45%) Mitel
4 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Kaspersky
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Sophos
5 1 (3.23%) Toshiba
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