The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 89 106 93
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.22% 0.76% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.79% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 1
Median salary £21,250 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -1.78%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
853 1393 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.36% 96.87% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 682 1091 912
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) HND
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Computacenter
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) HND
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Computacenter
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware