The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Southampton region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 71 78 94
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.16% 0.64% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.65% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Median salary £20,500 £25,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.60% -8.92%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
595 772 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.05% 98.85% 99.38%
Number of salaries quoted 546 731 789
Median salary £40,000 £40,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +4.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Southampton

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Southampton region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware