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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 176 228 192
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 19 14 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.23% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.24% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 32
Median salary £25,500 £26,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.77% -15.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £31,200 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +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
3877 5765 5612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.19% 96.02% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2980 4709 3847
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Bracknell +16 6 £19,500 -32.75%
Slough +35 5 £25,500 -1.92% 2
Reading +38 4 £27,500 +7.84% 1
Wokingham - 2 £40,000 -
Thatcham - 1 £31,000 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 12 (36.36%) Cisco
6 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 10 (30.30%) Asset Management
8 9 (27.27%) Firewall
8 9 (27.27%) IBM
9 8 (24.24%) VoIP
9 8 (24.24%) MS Office
10 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (21.21%) Office 365
11 6 (18.18%) Analytics
11 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
11 6 (18.18%) Finance
11 6 (18.18%) Linux
11 6 (18.18%) IBM Domino
11 6 (18.18%) DHCP
11 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
11 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
11 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
11 6 (18.18%) DNS
11 6 (18.18%) IBM Certification
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (15.15%) VPN
12 5 (15.15%) iPhone
12 5 (15.15%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (15.15%) Skype

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 (18.18%) IBM Domino
1 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (24.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) VoIP
3 6 (18.18%) DHCP
3 6 (18.18%) DNS
4 5 (15.15%) Skype
4 5 (15.15%) VPN
5 4 (12.12%) LAN
5 4 (12.12%) SSH
5 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.09%) PBX
6 3 (9.09%) Wireless
7 2 (6.06%) 4G
8 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.03%) SMTP
8 1 (3.03%) WAN
8 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MySQL
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 5 (15.15%) iPad
2 5 (15.15%) iPhone
3 4 (12.12%) Replication
4 3 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 3 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.18%) Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone
8 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Asset Management
2 6 (18.18%) Analytics
3 5 (15.15%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (12.12%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (9.09%) Escalation Management
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.03%) ITSM
7 1 (3.03%) Process Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) IBM Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) DameWare
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) Apple
5 3 (9.09%) Dell
5 3 (9.09%) Kaspersky
5 3 (9.09%) Xerox
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) Sophos
7 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
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