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 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 Support Engineer
Rank 134 141 138
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 2 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.13% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 10
Median salary £25,000 £30,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.69%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -9.09%
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
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
4 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
5 2 (28.57%) Apple
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 2 (28.57%) Altiris
5 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Android
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) Polycom
6 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (14.29%) Skype
6 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business

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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Altiris
1 2 (28.57%) Apple
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel
2 1 (14.29%) Polycom