The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Slough region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 50 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 3 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.70% 0.47% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.49% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Median salary £26,500 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £26,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £26,800 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,250 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +6.00%
Desktop Support
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
405 613 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 93.97% 96.69% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 360 505 438
Median salary £54,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Slough

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Slough

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Operations Management
4 5 (38.46%) SLA
4 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
4 5 (38.46%) Office 365
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) Line Management
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
6 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) People Management
6 3 (23.08%) Coaching
6 3 (23.08%) Transition Management
6 3 (23.08%) Escalation Management
7 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
7 2 (15.38%) Dell KACE
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Bomgar
7 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (15.38%) iPad

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 2 (15.38%) iPhone
2 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Operations Management
2 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) Line Management
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Escalation Management
4 3 (23.08%) People Management
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
4 3 (23.08%) Transition Management
5 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCDA
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) DameWare
1 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Apple
1 2 (15.38%) Bomgar
1 2 (15.38%) Dell
1 2 (15.38%) Dell KACE
1 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
1 2 (15.38%) Juniper
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) HP