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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 73 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.34% - 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Median salary £26,597 - £22,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
583 547 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 98.81% 97.16% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 523 476 672
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) NAS

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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago