The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester 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 23 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 Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 39 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.59% 0.55% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.58% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £23,000 £29,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.68% +56.75%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,325
% change year-on-year
- +2.77%
Job Titles Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
182 172 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 96.30% 94.51% 98.82%
Number of salaries quoted 146 156 293
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
Gloucestershire

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Gloucester

Desktop Support
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware