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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 48 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.41% 0.91% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.95% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Median salary £32,500 £24,000 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% +7.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £24,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,750 £22,450
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
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
414 524 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 97.18% 95.27% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 342 481 550
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,300
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 August 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Swindon

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
3 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
4 9 (69.23%) Windows 8
5 8 (61.54%) Office 365
5 8 (61.54%) LAN
6 7 (53.85%) PBX
6 7 (53.85%) VoIP
6 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
6 7 (53.85%) Wireless
6 7 (53.85%) SaaS
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (53.85%) Structured Cabling
6 7 (53.85%) Software Deployment
6 7 (53.85%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (53.85%) Android
6 7 (53.85%) iPhone
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
7 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
8 3 (23.08%) DNS
8 3 (23.08%) DHCP
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) VMware
9 2 (15.38%) MS Office
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 1 (7.69%) Cisco

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 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 7 (53.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) PBX
2 7 (53.85%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (53.85%) Structured Cabling
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 7 (53.85%) VoIP
2 7 (53.85%) Wireless
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
3 9 (69.23%) Windows 8
4 7 (53.85%) Android
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Deployment
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Dell Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy