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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 200 209 209
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 11 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 15
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,750 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £27,186
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -8.04%
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
4293 4813 5216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.69% 95.65% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3475 3653 3687
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 23 July 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
Maidenhead +1 3 £27,500 -
Slough - 3 £29,000 -
Reading +20 2 £25,000 -9.09%
Newbury - 1 £25,000 -
Thatcham - 1 £31,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £27,500 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 29 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (96.55%) Windows
3 17 (58.62%) Windows 7
4 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
5 12 (41.38%) Skype
6 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
6 11 (37.93%) Skype for Business
6 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
7 10 (34.48%) MS Office
7 10 (34.48%) Mac OS X
7 10 (34.48%) Apple
8 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
9 8 (27.59%) Windows 8
9 8 (27.59%) Samsung
9 8 (27.59%) Asset Management
10 7 (24.14%) ITIL
10 7 (24.14%) Windows 10
10 7 (24.14%) Office 365
10 7 (24.14%) Android
10 7 (24.14%) Polycom
11 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
11 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (17.24%) VPN
12 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
12 5 (17.24%) DameWare
12 5 (17.24%) Mac OS
12 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013

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 (37.93%) SharePoint
1 11 (37.93%) Skype for Business
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.90%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (34.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Skype
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.34%) Internet
4 3 (10.34%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) DHCP
5 2 (6.90%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall
6 1 (3.45%) NAS
6 1 (3.45%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) SSH
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MS Access
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Driving Licence
2 3 (10.34%) iPhone
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) iPad
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows 7
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
4 10 (34.48%) Mac OS X
5 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (27.59%) Windows 8
7 7 (24.14%) Android
7 7 (24.14%) Windows 10
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
9 5 (17.24%) Mac OS
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (6.90%) Linux
11 1 (3.45%) CentOS
11 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Asset Management
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Patch Management
4 3 (10.34%) Escalation Management
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) Line Management
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCDA
1 1 (3.45%) CCNA
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) MCSA
1 1 (3.45%) MCSE
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) DameWare
2 4 (13.79%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Apple
3 8 (27.59%) Samsung
4 7 (24.14%) Polycom
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) Bomgar
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Dell KACE
6 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.45%) Altiris
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Sophos
7 1 (3.45%) VMware