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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
South East / Berkshire
Rank 176 191 203
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 11 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.44% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.46% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 30
Median salary £26,250 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.48% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +3.92%

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
3278 4745 5282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.24% 94.90% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2642 3900 3956
Median salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +23 3 £25,500 -29.16%
Bracknell +11 3 £26,000 -10.34%
Wokingham - 2 £40,000 -
Reading +28 1 £22,500 -15.09%
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
5 9 (39.13%) IBM
5 9 (39.13%) MS Office
5 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) Asset Management
7 6 (26.09%) IBM Certification
7 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
7 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
7 6 (26.09%) IBM Domino
7 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
7 6 (26.09%) Analytics
8 5 (21.74%) iPad
8 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
8 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (21.74%) iPhone
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) VoIP
8 5 (21.74%) Firewall
9 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
9 4 (17.39%) DHCP
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003

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 6 (26.09%) IBM Domino
1 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (39.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
1 5 (21.74%) VoIP
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) PBX
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) Wireless
4 2 (8.70%) Skype
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) SMTP
5 1 (4.35%) SSH
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
2 5 (21.74%) iPad
2 5 (21.74%) iPhone
3 3 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone
6 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.35%) Unix
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Asset Management
2 6 (26.09%) Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Process Management
5 1 (4.35%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PHP
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) IBM Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) IBM
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Apple
4 3 (13.04%) Dell
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Kaspersky
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) Xerox
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) Intel Security