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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 82 82 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.26% 0.49% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £29,000 £25,450
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
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
735 976 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.21% 96.35% 98.55%
Number of salaries quoted 656 783 920
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016. 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
Bedford +8 2 £25,500 -12.06%
Desktop Support
East of England

Desktop Support
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Server
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya