The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Coventry region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 77 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.13% 0.35% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.37% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Median salary £21,500 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +1.85%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
Desktop Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
702 802 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 93.85% 94.69% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 602 637 534
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Coventry region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft