The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Swindon region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 25 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 22 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 6.30% 0.20% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 0.21% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 4
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% +8.16%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,875
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.52%
Desktop Support
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
344 487 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 98.57% 97.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 286 438 480
Median salary £37,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,000 £27,541
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Swindon

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Swindon

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 7 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 Swindon region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows 7
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (61.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (61.29%) MS Exchange
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (58.06%) Windows XP
5 15 (48.39%) DHCP
5 15 (48.39%) DNS
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
6 8 (25.81%) MS Office
6 8 (25.81%) ITIL
7 6 (19.35%) Intel
7 6 (19.35%) Thin Client
7 6 (19.35%) Fat Client
8 5 (16.13%) Office 365
8 5 (16.13%) VMware
9 4 (12.90%) Backup Exec
9 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
9 4 (12.90%) Change Management
9 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
9 4 (12.90%) Apple
9 4 (12.90%) HP
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
9 4 (12.90%) Line Management
9 4 (12.90%) Patch Management

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 19 (61.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 19 (61.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) DHCP
1 15 (48.39%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Fat Client
1 6 (19.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows 7
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (58.06%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Change Management
2 4 (12.90%) Line Management
2 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
2 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Backup Exec
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Intel
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Apple
4 4 (12.90%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
Easy commute from Newbury, Swindon, South Oxon
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Salary: to £30k + VG Benefits upon experience
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