Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading 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.

Desktop Support
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 176 196
Rank change year-on-year +48 +20 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 23 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.98% 0.55% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.57% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 20
Reading median annual salary £27,500 £40,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +39.13% -8.73%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,275 £22,700
90th Percentile £41,750 £67,500 £41,000
Berkshire median annual salary £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% -5.17%

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 2243 3346 4438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.09% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1840 2508 3532
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Reading

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Reading

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in Reading

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Desktop Support 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 in the job title.

1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (26.09%) Android
6 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
6 5 (21.74%) RESTful
6 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 5 (21.74%) JSON
6 5 (21.74%) WPF
6 5 (21.74%) RedGate
6 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
6 5 (21.74%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (21.74%) Android Studio
6 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
6 5 (21.74%) C#
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) .NET
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 5 (21.74%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
6 5 (21.74%) WinForms
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
7 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
8 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.04%) MVVM
8 3 (13.04%) Xamarin
8 3 (13.04%) OOP
9 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
9 2 (8.70%) Telecoms

Desktop Support 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 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Android Studio
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
1 5 (21.74%) JSON
1 5 (21.74%) RESTful
1 5 (21.74%) WinForms
1 5 (21.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Android
3 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
1 5 (21.74%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (13.04%) MVVM
2 3 (13.04%) OOP
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) RedGate
3 3 (13.04%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) HP