The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Desktop Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 127 140
Rank change year-on-year +30 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 10 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.77% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.12% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Median salary £27,500 £28,250 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.65% -9.60%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

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 1260 1704 2217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.07% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1349 1666
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £69,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Reading

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Desktop Support 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 Support 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 Support 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