The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 87 80 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.19% 0.58% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.64% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 8
Average salary £36,250 £27,500 £25,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% +8.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £23,750 £23,339
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £29,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
994 943 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.07% 91.11% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 788 785 1003
Average salary £39,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.87% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Desktop Support
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) PDA
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft