The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 45 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.45% 0.53% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.54% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £27,250 £19,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.42% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -3.92%
Desktop Support
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
269 184 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.46% 96.84% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 233 164 287
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Desktop Support
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Amsys
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum +pension,life assurance
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago