The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 191 232 209
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 44 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.40% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 42 12 20
Median salary £27,750 £22,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,259 £21,000 £21,843
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,900 £32,050
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
Desktop Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5219 5718 5864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.28% 96.96% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4426 4871 4841
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in the South West

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the South West

Desktop Support
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Wiltshire +24 17 £30,000 +25.00%
Gloucestershire +5 11 £21,500 +2.38%
Bristol +22 9 £28,000 +14.28% 2
Dorset +13 5 £21,233 - 1
Somerset -11 2 £34,000 - 1
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 South West region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 62 (88.57%) Windows
2 51 (72.86%) Windows 7
3 32 (45.71%) Active Directory
4 26 (37.14%) MS Office
4 26 (37.14%) MS Excel
5 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
6 22 (31.43%) MS Exchange
7 21 (30.00%) DHCP
7 21 (30.00%) DNS
7 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (28.57%) LAN
9 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (24.29%) Windows XP
10 17 (24.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
12 15 (21.43%) SCCM
12 15 (21.43%) Android
13 14 (20.00%) Windows 8
13 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (15.71%) Office 365
14 11 (15.71%) TCP/IP
14 11 (15.71%) WAN
15 8 (11.43%) VPN
15 8 (11.43%) VoIP
15 8 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
16 7 (10.00%) iPhone
16 7 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
16 7 (10.00%) SaaS
16 7 (10.00%) Apple

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 22 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 17 (24.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (37.14%) MS Excel
1 26 (37.14%) MS Office
2 8 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Office 365
2 7 (10.00%) SaaS
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) DHCP
1 21 (30.00%) DNS
2 20 (28.57%) LAN
3 14 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
4 11 (15.71%) TCP/IP
4 11 (15.71%) WAN
5 8 (11.43%) VoIP
5 8 (11.43%) VPN
6 7 (10.00%) PBX
6 7 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
6 7 (10.00%) Wireless
7 4 (5.71%) Firewall
8 3 (4.29%) VLAN
9 2 (2.86%) 3G
9 2 (2.86%) ADSL
9 2 (2.86%) NAS
9 2 (2.86%) OSPF
9 2 (2.86%) SSL
9 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.43%) Network Security
General
1 1 (1.43%) Advertising
1 1 (1.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) COM
2 3 (4.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) iPhone
2 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.86%) Replication
4 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (88.57%) Windows
2 51 (72.86%) Windows 7
3 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (24.29%) Windows XP
6 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
7 15 (21.43%) Android
8 14 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
10 4 (5.71%) Linux
11 3 (4.29%) Mac OS X
11 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.86%) Unix
12 2 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 5 (7.14%) ITIL
2 5 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (5.71%) Information Management
3 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.29%) Service Management
5 2 (2.86%) Change Control
5 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.86%) ITSM
5 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.86%) Patch Management
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (1.43%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.43%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) MCP
2 2 (2.86%) DBS Check
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) MCSA
2 2 (2.86%) MCSE
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.14%) vSphere
2 5 (7.14%) XenApp
3 3 (4.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (4.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Apple
2 7 (10.00%) VMware
3 6 (8.57%) iManage
4 5 (7.14%) Citrix
5 3 (4.29%) Adobe
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.43%) Dell
7 1 (1.43%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.43%) Novell
7 1 (1.43%) Remedy
7 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.43%) Symantec
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