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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 117 154 123
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.16% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.17% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 25
Median salary £27,500 £25,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% -19.04%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Desktop Support
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
1571 2349 2541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.39% 95.26% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 1904 1607
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Reading

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Desktop Support 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 in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (25.00%) Skype
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (25.00%) 4G
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) MCP
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Legal

Desktop Support 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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) 4G
1 2 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft