The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 144 118 127
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.042% 0.93% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.95% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 1
Median salary - £26,250 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2280 1787 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.48% 98.19% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1703 1455 1574
Median salary £40,250 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.01% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Birmingham

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Law
4 4 (30.77%) SCCM
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Legal
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Apple
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (15.38%) Office 365
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (15.38%) People Management
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) MCSE
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.69%) Android
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.69%) CMDB

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) VLAN
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Law
3 3 (23.08%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) CMDB
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) People Management
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
2 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Apple
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam