The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 64 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.72% 1.15% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Average salary £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.30% -4.44%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
544 651 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 98.19% 93.80% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 467 553 474
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Desktop Support Engineer
Berkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Slough

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Blackberry
3 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
4 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) SLA
9 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft