The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Dorset region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 62 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.05% 0.39% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.40% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Median salary £23,500 £26,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% -
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,625
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.58%
Desktop Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
474 757 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.16% 97.68% 98.98%
Number of salaries quoted 437 566 566
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Dorset

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 8 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
Dorchester - 3 £22,500 -
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 8 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 Dorset region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware