The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 208 206 219
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 10 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 15
Median salary £27,250 £26,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.83% -1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,325 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
4335 4811 5665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.16% 95.93% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3449 3725 3911
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thatcham -2 3 £31,000 +24.00%
Maidenhead -11 3 £27,500 -
Slough +15 2 £22,375 -13.94%
Reading +3 2 £25,000 -9.09%
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Desktop Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (96.77%) Windows
3 16 (51.61%) Windows 7
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
5 12 (38.71%) Skype
5 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
6 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
6 11 (35.48%) Skype for Business
7 10 (32.26%) MS Office
7 10 (32.26%) SharePoint
7 10 (32.26%) Asset Management
8 9 (29.03%) Mac OS X
8 9 (29.03%) Apple
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (25.81%) Apple iOS
10 7 (22.58%) Office 365
10 7 (22.58%) Windows 8
10 7 (22.58%) Polycom
10 7 (22.58%) Samsung
10 7 (22.58%) ITIL
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
11 6 (19.35%) Windows 10
11 6 (19.35%) Android
12 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (16.13%) Driving Licence
12 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
12 5 (16.13%) Cisco
12 5 (16.13%) VPN

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (35.48%) Skype for Business
2 10 (32.26%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
4 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (12.90%) IIS
5 3 (9.68%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (32.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Skype
2 5 (16.13%) VPN
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.68%) Firewall
4 3 (9.68%) Internet
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) SSH
4 3 (9.68%) VoIP
5 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Driving Licence
2 4 (12.90%) Replication
3 3 (9.68%) iPhone
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.45%) iPad
4 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows 7
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
4 9 (29.03%) Mac OS X
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (25.81%) Apple iOS
6 7 (22.58%) Windows 8
7 6 (19.35%) Android
7 6 (19.35%) Windows 10
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (12.90%) Linux
9 4 (12.90%) Mac OS
10 1 (3.23%) CentOS
10 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Asset Management
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
4 3 (9.68%) Escalation Management
4 3 (9.68%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Line Management
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) ITSM
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
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 31 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) DameWare
2 4 (12.90%) SCCM
3 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Apple
3 7 (22.58%) Polycom
3 7 (22.58%) Samsung
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Bomgar
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) Dell KACE
5 2 (6.45%) Intel Security
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) Altiris
6 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Sophos
6 1 (3.23%) VMware