Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 282 314
Rank change year-on-year +33 +32 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 17 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 25
Berkshire median annual salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - -8.33%
10th Percentile £22,800 £23,200 £25,000
90th Percentile £30,750 £47,500 £29,800
South East median annual salary £27,500 £26,750 £27,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% -0.93% -1.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6061 8339 10478
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.66% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4853 6539 8326
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Berkshire

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Berkshire

Desktop Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +45 13 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Maidenhead +22 2 £25,000 -9.09%
Slough -1 1 £32,500 +28.71%
Newbury - 1 £25,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £24,500 -
Desktop Engineer
South East

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
8 3 (17.65%) Office 365
9 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.76%) HP
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
10 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
10 1 (5.88%) DHCP
10 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
10 1 (5.88%) DNS
10 1 (5.88%) SLA
10 1 (5.88%) Cisco
10 1 (5.88%) IBM
10 1 (5.88%) COM
10 1 (5.88%) ITIL
10 1 (5.88%) MCP
10 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
10 1 (5.88%) MCSE
10 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
10 1 (5.88%) Intranet
10 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
10 1 (5.88%) Dell
10 1 (5.88%) SQL

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) IBM