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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 202 221 212
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 16 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 4
Average salary £31,500 £23,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.04% -21.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
5430 5495 5114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.09% 93.40% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 4020 4241
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,700 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 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 +5 15 £31,500 +43.18% 2
Bracknell -15 1 - -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 17 (60.71%) Cisco
4 17 (60.71%) Finance
4 17 (60.71%) Avaya
5 16 (57.14%) Citrix
6 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
7 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) VMware
9 3 (10.71%) Degree
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (10.71%) Lotus
9 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (10.71%) SAP
9 3 (10.71%) ITIL
9 3 (10.71%) IBM Notes
10 2 (7.14%) MCSE
10 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
10 2 (7.14%) VPN
10 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
10 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
10 2 (7.14%) SCCM
10 2 (7.14%) Office 365
10 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
11 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
11 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (10.71%) IBM Notes
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) 3G
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco
1 17 (60.71%) Avaya
2 16 (57.14%) Citrix
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (10.71%) Lotus
5 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (10.71%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago