The median annual salary for a Desktop Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 135 141
Rank change year-on-year +30 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Engineer 1 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.080% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.22% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 10
Median salary £24,000 £25,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -36.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% -1.85%  

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 1212 1836 2305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.35% 93.87% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1487 1577
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Desktop Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Desktop Engineer in the job title.

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 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) MCP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft