The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Somerset region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 76 69 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.46% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.51% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Median salary £34,000 - £23,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £24,775
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.96%
Desktop Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
631 588 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 96.93% 98.49% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 559 475 630
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Somerset

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Clevedon - 2 £34,000 -
Taunton - 1 £32,500 -
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Somerset region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu
4 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) VMS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (40.00%) VMware