The median annual salary for a Help Desk Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Help Desk Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 179 209 224
Rank change year-on-year +30 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 4 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 5
Median salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% +4.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £22,250 £22,750 £23,000
% change year-on-year -2.19% -1.08%  

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 3208 4673 5101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.60% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3808 3789
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Help Desk Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Engineer in Berkshire

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Help Desk Engineer in Berkshire

Help Desk 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 Help Desk Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 4 £26,500 -
Help Desk Engineer
South East

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Help Desk 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 Help Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 9 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Electronics
2 6 (50.00%) ITSM
2 6 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (50.00%) Marketing
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 6 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) SLA
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) iPhone
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office

Help Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) PBX
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 9 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (50.00%) Electronics
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) iPhone
2 3 (25.00%) iPad
2 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) ITSM
1 6 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) Kaspersky
4 3 (25.00%) Xerox
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper