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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 136 127 141
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 3 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.15% 0.19% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 6
Median salary £27,000 £22,500 £25,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £22,150 £23,125
10% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £24,250 £26,750
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1984 2081 2428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.64% 98.44% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1632 1714 2022
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 2 £26,250 -
Cambridge -2 1 £31,000 +37.77%
Desktop Support
East of England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware