The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 120 147 134
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 3 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.18% 0.12% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.13% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 14
Median salary £27,500 £26,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -15.87%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,250
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +4.95%
Desktop Support 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
1587 2328 2508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.49% 95.33% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1877 1575
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Skype
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Desktop Support 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 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft