The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 103 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 3 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.27% 1.59% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.64% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 3
Median salary £29,750 £21,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.37% -56.56%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1082 1099 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.61% 97.17% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 756 866 739
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Cheltenham -8 1 - -
Cirencester - 1 £35,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £24,500 -
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) SCCM
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) XenApp
3 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) SLA
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (10.00%) WSUS
7 1 (10.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (50.00%) XenApp
1 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Intel Security