The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 163 191 191
Rank change year-on-year
+28 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 41 32 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.92% 0.63% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.66% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 41 28 32
Median salary £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £33,000 £34,800
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
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
4287 4844 5355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.21% 95.28% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3478 3628 3851
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,876 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Berkshire region.

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Berkshire

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Desktop Support
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Slough +6 10 £33,000 +16.81%
Reading +11 9 £22,000 -12.87% 1
Bracknell -4 9 £29,000 +7.40%
Newbury - 2 £25,000 -
Maidenhead +9 1 £25,000 -3.84%
Wokingham - 1 £27,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Desktop Support 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 in the job title.

1 49 (77.78%) Windows
2 41 (65.08%) Active Directory
3 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 27 (42.86%) ITIL
4 25 (39.68%) Windows 7
5 24 (38.10%) MS Excel
6 23 (36.51%) Apple
6 23 (36.51%) Skype for Business
7 21 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 21 (33.33%) MS Office
8 20 (31.75%) Android
8 20 (31.75%) Skype
9 19 (30.16%) Apple iOS
10 18 (28.57%) Polycom
11 16 (25.40%) Mac OS X
12 15 (23.81%) Windows Server
13 13 (20.63%) MS Exchange
14 12 (19.05%) Driving Licence
15 11 (17.46%) Windows 8
15 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (15.87%) Asset Management
16 10 (15.87%) SLA
16 10 (15.87%) Office 365
16 10 (15.87%) Windows 10
17 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
18 7 (11.11%) Mac OS
18 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
18 7 (11.11%) Operations Management
18 7 (11.11%) DNS

Desktop Support 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 23 (36.51%) Skype for Business
2 21 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 13 (20.63%) MS Exchange
4 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 21 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.75%) Skype
2 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.11%) DHCP
3 7 (11.11%) DNS
4 6 (9.52%) VPN
5 5 (7.94%) Internet
6 4 (6.35%) VoIP
7 3 (4.76%) Firewall
8 2 (3.17%) LAN
8 2 (3.17%) SAN
8 2 (3.17%) WAN
8 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.17%) Wireless
9 1 (1.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) MS Access
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (4.76%) Advertising
1 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Japanese Language
2 1 (1.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Driving Licence
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) iPhone
3 5 (7.94%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.35%) Handset
5 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.76%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.17%) iPad
6 2 (3.17%) Replication
6 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.59%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.59%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 49 (77.78%) Windows
2 25 (39.68%) Windows 7
3 20 (31.75%) Android
4 19 (30.16%) Apple iOS
5 16 (25.40%) Mac OS X
6 15 (23.81%) Windows Server
7 11 (17.46%) Windows 8
7 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (15.87%) Windows 10
9 7 (11.11%) Mac OS
9 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (11.11%) Windows XP
10 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (4.76%) Mac OS X Server
12 2 (3.17%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.59%) CentOS
13 1 (1.59%) Linux
13 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) ITIL
2 10 (15.87%) Asset Management
3 7 (11.11%) Operations Management
4 6 (9.52%) Patch Management
4 6 (9.52%) People Management
4 6 (9.52%) Process Improvement
5 5 (7.94%) Line Management
5 5 (7.94%) Performance Management
5 5 (7.94%) Resource Management
5 5 (7.94%) Transition Management
6 4 (6.35%) Coaching
6 4 (6.35%) Escalation Management
6 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.59%) CRM
8 1 (1.59%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) MCSA
1 2 (3.17%) MCSE
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.59%) CCDA
2 1 (1.59%) CCNA
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (65.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) vSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) DameWare
2 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 23 (36.51%) Apple
3 18 (28.57%) Polycom
4 5 (7.94%) Citrix
4 5 (7.94%) VMware
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco
6 3 (4.76%) Adobe
6 3 (4.76%) Altiris
6 3 (4.76%) Dell
7 2 (3.17%) Bomgar
7 2 (3.17%) Dell KACE
7 2 (3.17%) HP
7 2 (3.17%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.17%) Juniper
7 2 (3.17%) Mitel
7 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.59%) Sophos
8 1 (1.59%) Toshiba