Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 190 205
Rank change year-on-year +48 +15 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 13 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.54% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 9
Reading median annual salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - -12.70%
10th Percentile £22,550 £23,975 £25,350
90th Percentile £28,750 £47,500 £32,000
Berkshire median annual salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2290 3358 4424
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.16% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 2516 3518
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £74,325 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region featuring Desktop Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) MCP
8 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco
8 1 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
8 1 (7.69%) SCCM
8 1 (7.69%) Android
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008

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 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) HP