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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 84 81 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.18% 0.88% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.95% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Average salary £33,250 £28,000 £23,339
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +19.97%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £24,750
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +3.03%
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
1047 950 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.36% 92.95% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 825 791 971
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
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 22 December 2014.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Desktop Support
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft