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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 139 125 118
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 7 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.20% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.21% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 10
Median salary £26,500 £33,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.89% +24.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £27,600
UK excluding London median salary £26,250 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +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
2257 1899 2082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.33% 96.20% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1655 1603 1766
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Software Distribution
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Law
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Process Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Sophos
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix

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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Software Distribution
2 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (25.00%) Process Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Dell KACE
3 1 (12.50%) Google