The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Help Desk Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 209 206 218
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 17 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.34% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 10
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -17.30%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5473 4979 5887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.03% 93.54% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3975 3912 5060
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Help Desk Engineer
South East

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Help Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Help Desk Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Help Desk Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Help Desk Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Thatcham - 6 £25,000 -
Reading -5 4 £22,000 +2.32%
Maidenhead - 1 £22,500 -
Help Desk Engineer
South East

Help Desk Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Help Desk Engineer 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 Help Desk Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) Linux
4 13 (44.83%) Windows 8
4 13 (44.83%) Windows 7
5 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
5 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
6 9 (31.03%) Apple
6 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
6 9 (31.03%) VMware
6 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (27.59%) Degree
7 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
7 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
7 8 (27.59%) VPN
8 7 (24.14%) DNS
8 7 (24.14%) DHCP
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco
8 7 (24.14%) CCNA
8 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (24.14%) MCSE
8 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
8 7 (24.14%) IIS
8 7 (24.14%) MS Office
8 7 (24.14%) COM
8 7 (24.14%) MCP

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Help Desk Engineer 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 Help Desk Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (24.14%) IIS
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (24.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (24.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
1 8 (27.59%) VPN
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) DHCP
2 7 (24.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) iPhone
1 7 (24.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Linux
3 13 (44.83%) Windows 8
3 13 (44.83%) Windows 7
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
6 7 (24.14%) Mac OS X
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Vista
6 7 (24.14%) Android
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Phone
7 6 (20.69%) Ubuntu
7 6 (20.69%) CentOS
7 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (20.69%) SUSE
7 6 (20.69%) Debian
8 2 (6.90%) UNIX
9 1 (3.45%) AIX
9 1 (3.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Ethical Hacking
1 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.45%) Project Management
2 1 (3.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) CCNA
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (24.14%) MCSE
2 7 (24.14%) MCP
2 7 (24.14%) CEH
2 7 (24.14%) GNVQ
2 7 (24.14%) MCITP
2 7 (24.14%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
3 7 (24.14%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Apple
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) Symantec
3 7 (24.14%) Acronis
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
5 5 (17.24%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Sun