The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 207 185 186
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 19 38 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.69% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.71% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 36
Average salary £29,000 £31,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.93% +34.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £23,850 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,750 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
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
4899 5316 5189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.85% 95.94% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4006 3943 3820
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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
Slough 0 6 £32,500 +18.18%
Reading -11 6 £25,000 -23.07%
Bracknell +11 4 £29,000 +19.58% 1
Ascot - 1 £29,000 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Desktop Support 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 in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (85.29%) Active Directory
3 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 20 (58.82%) Windows 7
5 14 (41.18%) DHCP
5 14 (41.18%) DNS
6 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
6 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
7 11 (32.35%) MS Office
7 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
7 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
8 10 (29.41%) Apple
8 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (29.41%) Driving Licence
9 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (23.53%) VoIP
10 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
10 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
10 8 (23.53%) Android
10 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
11 7 (20.59%) HP
11 7 (20.59%) Mac OS X
12 6 (17.65%) Terminal Services
12 6 (17.65%) Firewall
12 6 (17.65%) VPN
12 6 (17.65%) ITIL
12 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
12 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (17.65%) Polycom
13 5 (14.71%) VMware

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Desktop Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
1 11 (32.35%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) DHCP
1 14 (41.18%) DNS
2 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 8 (23.53%) VoIP
4 6 (17.65%) Firewall
4 6 (17.65%) VPN
5 5 (14.71%) Skype
6 3 (8.82%) Wireless
7 2 (5.88%) Internet
7 2 (5.88%) WAN
8 1 (2.94%) Intranet
8 1 (2.94%) LAN
8 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) DB2
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.82%) Advertising
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Japanese Language
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Driving Licence
2 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
3 4 (11.76%) Handset
4 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
4 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.82%) iPhone
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.94%) Replication
5 1 (2.94%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (23.53%) Android
6 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
6 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 7 (20.59%) Mac OS X
8 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
8 5 (14.71%) Windows 10
8 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X Server
9 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
10 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.88%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.94%) Line Management
4 1 (2.94%) Network Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
3 1 (2.94%) MCSA
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (85.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Apple
3 7 (20.59%) HP
4 6 (17.65%) Polycom
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix
5 5 (14.71%) VMware
6 4 (11.76%) Dell
7 3 (8.82%) Adobe
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco
8 2 (5.88%) Altiris
8 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.88%) Dell KACE
8 2 (5.88%) Mitel
8 2 (5.88%) Remedy
8 2 (5.88%) Toshiba
9 1 (2.94%) Capita
9 1 (2.94%) EMC
9 1 (2.94%) Kaspersky
Bracknell
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago