Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Help Desk Engineer was £26,750 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Help Desk Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 292 329
Rank change year-on-year +59 +37 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 22 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.35% 0.057% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.060% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 19
Berkshire median annual salary £26,750 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.89% -10.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £19,738 £21,000 £20,150
90th Percentile £29,250 £30,675 £29,800
South East median annual salary £23,625 £28,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year -15.63% +16.67% +9.09%

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 5980 8326 10623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 95.64% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4793 6524 8430
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 £27,825 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Help Desk Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 months to 18 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
Newbury - 15 £28,500 -
Reading +46 5 £23,000 -
Bracknell +9 2 £23,750 +7.95% 1
Help Desk Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 17 (77.27%) Proactive Monitoring
1 17 (77.27%) Telecoms
2 15 (68.18%) ITSM
2 15 (68.18%) Electronics
2 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 15 (68.18%) Manufacturing
2 15 (68.18%) Programme Management
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) SAP
2 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 15 (68.18%) Unix
2 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (68.18%) SLA
2 15 (68.18%) Project Management
2 15 (68.18%) Marketing
2 15 (68.18%) JIRA
2 15 (68.18%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Office 365
4 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.09%) POP3
5 2 (9.09%) SMTP
5 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) SEO
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008

Help Desk 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) POP3
1 2 (9.09%) SMTP
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) JIRA
General
1 17 (77.27%) Telecoms
2 15 (68.18%) Electronics
2 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 15 (68.18%) Manufacturing
2 15 (68.18%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
1 15 (68.18%) Unix
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Proactive Monitoring
2 15 (68.18%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (68.18%) Digital Marketing
2 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 15 (68.18%) ITSM
2 15 (68.18%) Programme Management
2 15 (68.18%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) SAP