The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Desktop Engineer
Berkshire > Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 127 142
Rank change year-on-year +30 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 10 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.77% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 8
Reading median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -37.50%  
Berkshire median annual salary £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -4.54% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1254 1728 2205
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.98% 96.59% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4415 7383 9339
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
10th Percentile £23,500 £28,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £46,500 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.06% -1.00%  

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Engineer in Reading

Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Desktop Engineer in Reading

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Reading region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Android
4 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
5 4 (36.36%) Case Management
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
5 4 (36.36%) Workflow
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
5 4 (36.36%) Remedy
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server

Desktop Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Android
2 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Case Management
1 4 (36.36%) Workflow
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Remedy