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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Engineer
Rank 129 142 133
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 20 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 0.20% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 2
Average salary £31,500 £22,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.18% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
2372 2301 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.64% 92.45% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1749 1668
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 £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 December 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 22 (73.33%) Cisco
3 22 (73.33%) Avaya
4 21 (70.00%) Citrix
5 19 (63.33%) Windows 7
6 18 (60.00%) Finance
7 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
8 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (23.33%) ITIL
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (20.00%) MCSE
10 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
12 4 (13.33%) SLA
12 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
12 4 (13.33%) PBX
12 4 (13.33%) MS Office
12 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (10.00%) Lotus
13 3 (10.00%) SAP
13 3 (10.00%) SQL
13 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
13 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
13 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (10.00%) VMware
14 2 (6.67%) Office 365
14 2 (6.67%) Degree

Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) PBX
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) 3G
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Military
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
1 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.33%) BCP
3 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
1 22 (73.33%) Avaya
2 21 (70.00%) Citrix
3 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
4 3 (10.00%) Lotus
4 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
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