The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 61 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.62% - 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
461 596 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 95.25% 96.91% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 402 508 488
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Dell
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Avaya
4 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (50.00%) Android
4 4 (50.00%) NAS
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) FTP
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (50.00%) Android
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
2 4 (50.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix