The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 58 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.64% 1.46% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.55% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 1
Average salary £27,000 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,250 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +5.20%
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
592 646 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 94.87% 94.58% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 507 474 338
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
West Midlands

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Coventry

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Coventry

Desktop Support
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Google
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix