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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 142 126 115
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.54% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.56% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 7
Median salary £26,500 £45,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.11% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £45,000 £27,600
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
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
2234 1978 1830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.13% 96.49% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1671 1632 1586
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 26 July 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 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) SLA
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Apple
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) Law
5 3 (23.08%) Legal
5 3 (23.08%) SCCM
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (23.08%) Software Distribution
6 2 (15.38%) Samsung
6 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
6 2 (15.38%) Fault Management
6 2 (15.38%) Sophos
6 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) Process Management
6 2 (15.38%) Windows XP

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Apps
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Law
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Software Distribution
3 2 (15.38%) Fault Management
3 2 (15.38%) Process Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) Casper Suite
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Apple
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Samsung
2 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 2 (15.38%) Sophos
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) Dell KACE
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) VMware