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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 74 72 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 9 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.10% 0.56% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.58% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Average salary £22,000 £19,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
783 684 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.60% 95.80% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 674 610 1075
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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
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 18 September 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 18 September 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
(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
Cheltenham -4 7 £22,000 +15.78% 2
Gloucester 0 1 £19,500 +2.63% 1
Cirencester - 1 - -
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (25.00%) SCCM
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) XenApp
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
3 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) Apple
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ecclesiastical Insurance
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Amsys
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum +pension,life assurance
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheltenham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago