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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 213 216 211
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 14 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.11% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.12% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 4
Average salary £27,000 £24,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.20% -18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,250 £33,500
UK excluding London average 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
5496 5108 5231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.35% 92.97% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3839 3994 4357
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £26,825
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 +2 9 £30,000 -0.82% 2
Slough +8 2 £25,250 +12.22%
Maidenhead -15 1 £25,000 +4.16%
Newbury - 1 £27,000 -
Hungerford - 1 £27,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 6 (21.43%) Lotus
5 6 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (21.43%) IBM Notes
5 6 (21.43%) MS Office
5 6 (21.43%) SAP
6 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) PDA
6 4 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.71%) VPN
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.14%) FTP
8 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
8 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 2 (7.14%) IIS
8 2 (7.14%) Office 365
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (3.57%) SCCM

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (21.43%) IBM Notes
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.71%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Lotus
3 6 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (21.43%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Avaya
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