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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 91 94 98
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 15 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.00% 0.083% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.089% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 4
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £25,000 £18,950
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
1408 1129 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.05% 93.69% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 871 1005
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,650 £57,500 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) MS Office
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
4 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) MCP
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 5 (29.41%) Coaching
6 3 (17.65%) MCSE
6 3 (17.65%) MCSA
6 3 (17.65%) SLA
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (17.65%) MCITP
6 3 (17.65%) Law
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
7 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (11.76%) People Management
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.88%) Change Control

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Law
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PDA
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
1 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
2 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) People Management
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) MCP
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
2 3 (17.65%) MCSA
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCITP
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) LANDesk