The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 90 98 100
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.53% 0.21% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.21% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £49,500 £18,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+175.00% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
873 931 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.37% 95.49% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 779 813 920
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £46,000
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 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
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 17 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Dursley - 1 £19,000 -
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Automotive
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) VB6
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 8

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Automotive
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft