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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 212 199 208
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 6 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 10
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +20.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £24,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £29,850 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.94%
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
4733 5108 5030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.50% 93.18% 93.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3583 3687 4026
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 3 July 2015. 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
Maidenhead +2 3 £27,500 +10.00%
Reading -12 2 £28,750 -2.54% 1
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (68.00%) Windows
1 17 (68.00%) ServiceNow
2 15 (60.00%) McAfee
3 14 (56.00%) Dell
3 14 (56.00%) Mac OS X
3 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
5 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (44.00%) VPN
6 11 (44.00%) MS Office
7 10 (40.00%) ITIL
7 10 (40.00%) Finance
8 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (28.00%) Apple
10 7 (28.00%) MCSE
10 7 (28.00%) Degree
10 7 (28.00%) Apple iOS
10 7 (28.00%) Lync
11 6 (24.00%) Bomgar
11 6 (24.00%) Office 365
11 6 (24.00%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (24.00%) iPad
11 6 (24.00%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (24.00%) iPhone
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (24.00%) Dell KACE
11 6 (24.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (24.00%) Line Management
11 6 (24.00%) Juniper

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (28.00%) Lync
2 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (44.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) VPN
2 6 (24.00%) Internet
2 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) WebEx
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (24.00%) iPhone
1 6 (24.00%) iPad
1 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) PDA
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Mac OS X
2 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (28.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (24.00%) Line Management
3 1 (4.00%) SIEM
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 7 (28.00%) MCSE
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) vCloud
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) DameWare
1 6 (24.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) ServiceNow
2 15 (60.00%) McAfee
3 14 (56.00%) Dell
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) Apple
6 6 (24.00%) Bomgar
6 6 (24.00%) Dell KACE
6 6 (24.00%) Juniper
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco
8 2 (8.00%) Avaya
8 2 (8.00%) Sun
8 2 (8.00%) VMware
9 1 (4.00%) HP
9 1 (4.00%) Citrix
9 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £30,000 per annum
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