The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank - - 76
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.00%
Desktop Support
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
913 584 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.12% 96.69% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 861 513 652
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,594
10% offered a salary of more than £56,700 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Desktop Support
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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