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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 172 228 214
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 62 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.20% 0.28% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.29% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 60 15 26
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,625
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.58%
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
5011 5544 6344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.07% 97.01% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4216 4686 5281
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 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
Gloucestershire +10 26 £20,500 -22.64%
Wiltshire +39 22 £33,500 +26.41% 1
Bristol +30 8 £25,000 +6.38%
Dorset +28 5 £23,500 -9.61%
Somerset - 1 £32,500 -
Desktop Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 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 South West region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 111 (95.69%) Windows
2 81 (69.83%) Windows 7
3 66 (56.90%) MS Office
4 54 (46.55%) Microsoft
5 51 (43.97%) MS Excel
6 37 (31.90%) MS Exchange
6 37 (31.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (29.31%) Windows XP
8 32 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (26.72%) Exchange Server 2010
10 27 (23.28%) DHCP
10 27 (23.28%) DNS
11 22 (18.97%) ITIL
12 18 (15.52%) Active Directory
13 16 (13.79%) LAN
13 16 (13.79%) WAN
14 13 (11.21%) Intel
14 13 (11.21%) Thin Client
14 13 (11.21%) Fat Client
15 12 (10.34%) Windows 8
15 12 (10.34%) VMware
15 12 (10.34%) Windows Server
16 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
17 10 (8.62%) SCCM
18 9 (7.76%) Android
19 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
19 8 (6.90%) Office 365
20 7 (6.03%) Windows 10
20 7 (6.03%) iManage
20 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012

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 37 (31.90%) MS Exchange
2 31 (26.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 66 (56.90%) MS Office
2 51 (43.97%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.28%) DHCP
1 27 (23.28%) DNS
2 16 (13.79%) LAN
2 16 (13.79%) WAN
3 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.45%) VPN
3 4 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.59%) Firewall
5 2 (1.72%) 3G
5 2 (1.72%) ADSL
5 2 (1.72%) VLAN
5 2 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Fat Client
1 13 (11.21%) Thin Client
2 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.72%) CESG
3 2 (1.72%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 111 (95.69%) Windows
2 81 (69.83%) Windows 7
3 37 (31.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (29.31%) Windows XP
5 32 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 12 (10.34%) Windows Server
7 9 (7.76%) Android
8 7 (6.03%) Windows 10
8 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.45%) Linux
9 4 (3.45%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.45%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.72%) VMS
11 1 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.97%) ITIL
2 6 (5.17%) Service Delivery
3 4 (3.45%) Change Management
3 4 (3.45%) Line Management
3 4 (3.45%) Patch Management
4 2 (1.72%) Change Control
4 2 (1.72%) Data Analysis
4 2 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (1.72%) ITIL V3
4 2 (1.72%) Problem Management
4 2 (1.72%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (0.86%) Incident Management
5 1 (0.86%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (0.86%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.45%) MCP
5 3 (2.59%) MCSA
6 1 (0.86%) CCNA
6 1 (0.86%) CCNP
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.86%) MCSE
System Software
1 18 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.17%) vSphere
4 3 (2.59%) XenApp
5 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) SCCM
2 4 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (46.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.21%) Intel
3 12 (10.34%) VMware
4 7 (6.03%) iManage
5 5 (4.31%) HP
6 4 (3.45%) Apple
6 4 (3.45%) Citrix
7 2 (1.72%) Cisco
7 2 (1.72%) Wyse
8 1 (0.86%) Civica
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