The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank - 44 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath - 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £19,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.88%
Desktop Support
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
405 286 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 93.97% 95.65% 99.34%
Number of salaries quoted 362 266 288
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Bath

Desktop Support
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited Desktop Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region that cited Desktop Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware