The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 16 April 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 Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank - 61 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
566 518 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.10% 98.85% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 457 454 359
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware