The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 126 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 13 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.52% 0.61% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.65% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 14
Average salary £24,000 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2324 2015 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.11% 94.38% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1614 1960
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Desktop Engineer
Berkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Desktop Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 19 (86.36%) MS Excel
4 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (54.55%) Firewall
6 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (54.55%) MCTS
6 12 (54.55%) MCP
6 12 (54.55%) MCSA
6 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
6 12 (54.55%) LAN
6 12 (54.55%) WAN
7 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
8 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
9 6 (27.27%) MS Office
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL
11 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
11 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (4.55%) Automotive
11 1 (4.55%) VMware
11 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 1 (4.55%) PDA
11 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
11 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
11 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (4.55%) Windows 7

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (86.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Firewall
1 12 (54.55%) LAN
1 12 (54.55%) WAN
General
1 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (54.55%) MCTS
1 12 (54.55%) MCP
1 12 (54.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) VMware