The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 24 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 Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 120 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 7 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.32% 0.20% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.21% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 9
Average salary £17,500 £20,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,300 £18,950 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,075
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2031 1912 1848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.11% 96.13% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1554 1605 1553
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Milton Keynes -12 2 £26,250 +31.25%
Chesham - 2 £17,500 -
High Wycombe - 2 £19,750 -
Bletchley - 1 £17,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) SAP
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) SLA
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) MCP
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Apache
5 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (7.69%) MCSE
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) VMware