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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 196 225 209
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 37 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.53% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 25
Median salary £27,500 £21,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,233 £20,800 £21,685
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,300 £29,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,250 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.88% +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
5078 5866 5962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.52% 97.02% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4293 4927 4894
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +23 16 £30,000 +13.20%
Bristol +28 10 £28,000 +12.00%
Dorset +16 5 £21,233 +7.50% 1
Gloucestershire -6 4 £26,000 +23.80%
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 29 June 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 49 (83.05%) Windows
2 38 (64.41%) Windows 7
3 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
4 20 (33.90%) MS Exchange
4 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (32.20%) LAN
5 19 (32.20%) DHCP
5 19 (32.20%) DNS
6 18 (30.51%) MS Excel
7 16 (27.12%) SCCM
7 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
8 15 (25.42%) Windows XP
8 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (25.42%) Android
8 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (23.73%) Remote Desktop
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Server
9 14 (23.73%) Windows 8
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (22.03%) MS Office
11 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
12 11 (18.64%) Office 365
13 10 (16.95%) WAN
14 8 (13.56%) VPN
14 8 (13.56%) VoIP
15 7 (11.86%) PBX
15 7 (11.86%) Apple
15 7 (11.86%) Wireless
15 7 (11.86%) VMware
15 7 (11.86%) iPhone

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 20 (33.90%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.08%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (30.51%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.03%) MS Office
3 7 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Office 365
2 7 (11.86%) SaaS
3 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) DHCP
1 19 (32.20%) DNS
1 19 (32.20%) LAN
2 14 (23.73%) Remote Desktop
3 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
4 10 (16.95%) WAN
5 8 (13.56%) VoIP
5 8 (13.56%) VPN
6 7 (11.86%) PBX
6 7 (11.86%) Structured Cabling
6 7 (11.86%) Wireless
7 3 (5.08%) Firewall
8 2 (3.39%) NAS
8 2 (3.39%) OSPF
8 2 (3.39%) Skype
8 2 (3.39%) SSL
8 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.69%) ADSL
9 1 (1.69%) Network Security
9 1 (1.69%) VLAN
General
1 2 (3.39%) Billing
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) COM
1 4 (6.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) iPhone
2 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.78%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.39%) Replication
5 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (83.05%) Windows
2 38 (64.41%) Windows 7
3 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (25.42%) Android
4 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (25.42%) Windows XP
5 14 (23.73%) Windows 8
5 14 (23.73%) Windows Server
5 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.17%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.78%) Linux
8 3 (5.08%) Mac OS X
8 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.39%) Unix
10 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) Software Deployment
2 5 (8.47%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (6.78%) Information Management
3 4 (6.78%) ITIL
3 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.08%) Service Management
5 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.39%) CRM
5 2 (3.39%) ITSM
5 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.39%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.69%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
1 4 (6.78%) MCP
2 2 (3.39%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.39%) MCSA
2 2 (3.39%) MCSE
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) XenApp
4 4 (6.78%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (6.78%) vSphere
4 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Apple
2 7 (11.86%) VMware
3 6 (10.17%) Citrix
4 5 (8.47%) iManage
5 3 (5.08%) Adobe
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco
6 2 (3.39%) Fujitsu
6 2 (3.39%) HP
6 2 (3.39%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.69%) Dell
7 1 (1.69%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.69%) Novell
7 1 (1.69%) Remedy
7 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.69%) Symantec
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-38,000 + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago