The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 131 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 3 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.14% 0.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Average salary £20,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
Desktop Support
East of England

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
2014 2234 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.50% 96.88% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1808 1702
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Peterborough +4 2 £20,125 -30.60% 2
Cambridge -8 1 £20,500 -15.96%
Huntingdon - 1 £20,500 -
Desktop Support
East of England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
7 2 (13.33%) Symantec
7 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
7 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (13.33%) Time Management
8 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
8 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.67%) VMware
8 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 1 (6.67%) SCCM
8 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (6.67%) iPhone
8 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (6.67%) Office 365
8 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
8 1 (6.67%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
8 1 (6.67%) Blackberry

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
2 2 (13.33%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
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