The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 132 137 122
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 11 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.13% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.14% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 11
Average salary £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,900 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,573 £25,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -0.99%
Desktop Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2297 2146 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.40% 92.70% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1692 1537
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Desktop 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 Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) Lotus
5 6 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (28.57%) IBM Notes
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) SAP
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 5 (23.81%) Avaya
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) PDA
7 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) MS Office
9 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
9 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
9 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (9.52%) Office 365
10 1 (4.76%) Automotive
10 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
10 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Desktop 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 Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) PBX
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PDA
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) BCP
2 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) SAP
2 6 (28.57%) Lotus
2 6 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) Avaya