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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 197 199 177
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 13 19 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.38% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.40% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 37
Median salary £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,600 £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
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
4285 4787 5266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.71% 95.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3466 3632 3714
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
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 26 July 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 26 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
Reading +14 5 £25,000 -9.09%
Maidenhead -7 3 £27,500 -
Slough +15 2 £39,500 +46.29%
Newbury +5 1 £25,000 +4.16% 2
Thatcham - 1 £31,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £27,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 44 (74.58%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
3 24 (40.68%) ITIL
4 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
5 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
6 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
6 19 (32.20%) Skype
7 18 (30.51%) Skype for Business
8 17 (28.81%) SharePoint
9 16 (27.12%) MS Office
9 16 (27.12%) Apple
10 15 (25.42%) Apple iOS
11 13 (22.03%) Android
11 13 (22.03%) Polycom
12 12 (20.34%) SLA
12 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
12 12 (20.34%) Driving Licence
13 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (16.95%) Mac OS X
14 9 (15.25%) Asset Management
14 9 (15.25%) Office 365
15 8 (13.56%) Windows 10
15 8 (13.56%) Windows 8
15 8 (13.56%) Escalation Management
15 8 (13.56%) Samsung
15 8 (13.56%) Operations Management
16 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
16 7 (11.86%) People Management
16 7 (11.86%) Process Improvement
17 6 (10.17%) Transition Management

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 18 (30.51%) Skype for Business
2 17 (28.81%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.39%) IIS
7 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
2 16 (27.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) Skype
2 6 (10.17%) VPN
3 5 (8.47%) Internet
3 5 (8.47%) LAN
3 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.08%) DHCP
4 3 (5.08%) DNS
5 2 (3.39%) 4G
5 2 (3.39%) SAN
5 2 (3.39%) WAN
5 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.69%) Firewall
6 1 (1.69%) NAS
6 1 (1.69%) SSH
6 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) MS Access
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Driving Licence
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.08%) iPhone
4 3 (5.08%) Replication
5 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.39%) iPad
5 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.69%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.69%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 44 (74.58%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
3 15 (25.42%) Apple iOS
4 13 (22.03%) Android
5 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
6 10 (16.95%) Mac OS X
6 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (13.56%) Windows 10
7 8 (13.56%) Windows 8
8 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
9 5 (8.47%) Mac OS
9 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.39%) Linux
11 1 (1.69%) CentOS
11 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Asset Management
3 8 (13.56%) Escalation Management
3 8 (13.56%) Operations Management
4 7 (11.86%) People Management
4 7 (11.86%) Process Improvement
5 6 (10.17%) Performance Management
5 6 (10.17%) Resource Management
5 6 (10.17%) Transition Management
6 5 (8.47%) Coaching
6 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.47%) Line Management
7 4 (6.78%) Patch Management
8 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.39%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.69%) CRM
10 1 (1.69%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) MCSA
1 2 (3.39%) MCSE
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) CCDA
2 1 (1.69%) CCNA
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) DameWare
2 4 (6.78%) SCCM
3 2 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.12%) Apple
3 13 (22.03%) Polycom
4 8 (13.56%) Samsung
5 6 (10.17%) VMware
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco
7 3 (5.08%) Sophos
8 2 (3.39%) Bomgar
8 2 (3.39%) Citrix
8 2 (3.39%) Dell
8 2 (3.39%) Dell KACE
8 2 (3.39%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.39%) Juniper
8 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.69%) Altiris
9 1 (1.69%) Capita
9 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.69%) EMC
9 1 (1.69%) HP
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
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