The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 119 126 131
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.24% 0.14% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.14% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Median salary £19,000 £20,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +3.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1576 2079 2172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.75% 97.24% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1616 1770
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,191 £25,773
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -6 2 £22,000 +9.31%
Desktop Support
East of England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (16.67%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft