The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Desktop Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Engineer
Rank 132 135 138
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 4 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 10
Median salary £25,000 £40,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +35.59%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -9.09%
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
1730 2186 2327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.38% 96.13% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1644 1677
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Desktop Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) SLA
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
7 2 (20.00%) Office 365
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (20.00%) Altiris
7 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
7 2 (20.00%) SCCM
7 2 (20.00%) Android
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) Apple
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (10.00%) Windows XP

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (10.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Altiris
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (10.00%) Mitel
3 1 (10.00%) Polycom