The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 225 219 217
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 9 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 10
Average salary £25,000 £24,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,300 £28,450
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
Help Desk Engineer
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
4890 5327 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.88% 95.93% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3997 3957 3809
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £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% -

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
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 12 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
Reading +7 5 £23,500 -4.08%
Bracknell - 2 £25,000 -
Slough - 2 £23,750 - 1
Help Desk Engineer
South East

Help Desk Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall
8 2 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 2 (14.29%) MCP
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) CentOS
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Debian
8 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
9 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) CentOS
5 2 (14.29%) Debian
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Kali Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Aruba
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Sophos
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