The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 109 113 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.28% 0.44% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.47% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 10
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,750 £23,339
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £29,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1720 1689 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.61% 92.80% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1361 1736
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £24,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 2015. 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
Marlow - 2 £33,750 -
Milton Keynes -7 1 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
5 3 (20.00%) Operations Management
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (13.33%) MCP
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (6.67%) VPLS
7 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 1 (6.67%) Banking
7 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Firewall
7 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (6.67%) MS Office
7 1 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (6.67%) MPLS
7 1 (6.67%) ADSL
7 1 (6.67%) LAN
7 1 (6.67%) PBX
7 1 (6.67%) WAN

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VPLS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
1 1 (6.67%) ADSL
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) PBX
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
3 3 (20.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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