The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 90 90 100
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 17 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.50% 0.44% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.47% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 2
Average salary £21,500 £49,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.56% +175.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
1093 855 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.38% 93.44% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 859 755 826
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,950 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 11 £21,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 5 £21,500 - 1
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) Windows 8
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (47.06%) Citrix
6 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) SCCM
7 6 (35.29%) MS Office
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (17.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (17.65%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
10 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
10 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
10 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000
11 2 (11.76%) Document Management
11 2 (11.76%) Kofax
11 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 2 (11.76%) SQL
11 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) 3G
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
4 9 (52.94%) Windows 8
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Document Management
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Kofax
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000 - £25000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension & extensive bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago