The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 95 85 87
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.17% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.48% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £26,250 £20,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1084 1050 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.34% 97.13% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 826 866 742
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
Buckinghamshire

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 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Migration

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) VMware