Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £26,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

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

Desktop Support Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 280 299
Rank change year-on-year +34 +19 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 13 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.20% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 30
Berkshire median annual salary £26,250 £29,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.48% +5.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,700 £24,400 £21,750
90th Percentile £28,750 £34,050 £30,000
South East median annual salary £25,750 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.00% -1.96%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6271 8967 10063
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.42% 96.17% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5044 7300 7529
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Berkshire

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Berkshire

Desktop Support 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 Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 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 +51 12 £27,500 +10.00%
Maidenhead +17 1 £25,000 -9.09%
Newbury 0 1 £25,000 -
Desktop Support Engineer
South East

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Android
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
5 4 (30.77%) Case Management
5 4 (30.77%) Digital Currency
5 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) Remedy
5 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
5 4 (30.77%) Workflow
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (7.69%) Intranet
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.69%) Degree

Desktop Support 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:

Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (30.77%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Android
2 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Case Management
1 4 (30.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Remedy