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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 76 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.16% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £32,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,625
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.58%
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
596 621 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.55% 98.26% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 492 549 571
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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
Taunton - 1 £32,500 -
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10

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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM