The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough 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 11 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 Peterborough region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 45 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.69% - 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% - 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £23,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Job Titles Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
278 330 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 95.53% 95.10% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 251 280 291
Average salary £40,150 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Desktop Support
Cambridgeshire

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Peterborough

Desktop Support
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Altiris
2 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec
1 2 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft