The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 117 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.27% 0.062% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.065% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1743 1534 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.66% 94.81% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1357 1301
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Bristol

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) PDA
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (10.00%) Lotus
5 1 (10.00%) Sophos
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Altiris
5 1 (10.00%) assyst
5 1 (10.00%) Lync

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) Sophos
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Altiris