The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 78 85 98
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.43% 0.91% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.94% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 1
Average salary £28,250 £22,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.40% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
890 957 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.68% 96.86% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 744 857 1070
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +9 2 £26,000 +0.97%
Bedford +8 1 £29,000 +16.00%
Desktop Support
East of England

Desktop Support
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 3 (30.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) PDA
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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