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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 119 121 134
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.12% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Median salary £22,750 £28,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £30,300 £33,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.05%
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
1620 1900 2429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.59% 96.35% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1639 1923
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 -6 2 £22,750 -8.08%
Desktop Support
East of England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (12.50%) Altiris
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management

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 (12.50%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Altiris
1 1 (12.50%) Compaq
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Nortel
1 1 (12.50%) Novell
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec