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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 224 207 196
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 28 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.71% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.73% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 33
Median salary £24,750 £21,500 £22,950
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.11% -6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,233 £19,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £26,500 £31,600
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
5427 6015 5697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.82% 97.39% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4554 4936 4768
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -1 9 £24,000 +23.07% 1
Bristol +4 7 £22,500 -6.25%
Gloucestershire -4 4 £32,500 +51.16%
Dorset +17 3 £21,233 +17.95%
Devon +12 3 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Somerset - 2 £26,597 - 1
Desktop Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 South West region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
3 17 (34.69%) Windows 7
4 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
4 16 (32.65%) SCCM
5 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 13 (26.53%) Citrix
6 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
6 13 (26.53%) VMware
6 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (22.45%) XenApp
8 10 (20.41%) vSphere
8 10 (20.41%) Office 365
8 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
9 9 (18.37%) Windows 8
9 9 (18.37%) Finance
9 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
9 9 (18.37%) LAN
10 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
10 8 (16.33%) DNS
10 8 (16.33%) DHCP
10 8 (16.33%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (14.29%) Apple
11 7 (14.29%) Apple iOS
11 7 (14.29%) Android
11 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 7 (14.29%) Degree

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 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.24%) Skype for Business
3 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Office 365
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.12%) SaaS
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
2 9 (18.37%) LAN
3 8 (16.33%) DHCP
3 8 (16.33%) DNS
3 8 (16.33%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (12.24%) VPN
5 5 (10.20%) Skype
5 5 (10.20%) Unified Communications
6 4 (8.16%) WAN
7 3 (6.12%) Firewall
7 3 (6.12%) PBX
7 3 (6.12%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (6.12%) VoIP
7 3 (6.12%) Wireless
8 2 (4.08%) NAS
8 2 (4.08%) OSPF
8 2 (4.08%) SSL
9 1 (2.04%) Network Security
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Billing
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Client/Server
1 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) iPhone
4 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
4 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Windows 7
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (18.37%) Windows 8
5 7 (14.29%) Android
5 7 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 6 (12.24%) Windows 10
7 4 (8.16%) Linux
7 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
9 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
2 6 (12.24%) ITIL
3 5 (10.20%) CRM
4 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (6.12%) Service Management
5 3 (6.12%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.08%) Information Management
6 2 (4.08%) ITSM
6 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.08%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
1 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) MCP
3 2 (4.08%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.08%) MCSA
3 2 (4.08%) MCSE
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.45%) XenApp
4 10 (20.41%) vSphere
5 5 (10.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.53%) Citrix
2 13 (26.53%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Apple
4 3 (6.12%) Adobe
4 3 (6.12%) AppSense
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) Fujitsu
5 2 (4.08%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.04%) Novell
6 1 (2.04%) Remedy
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec
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