The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 69 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.61% 0.19% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £23,750 £22,270 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.64% +11.35%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,250 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +3.06%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
635 508 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 96.21% 97.32% 93.04%
Number of salaries quoted 530 415 510
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
Wiltshire

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region that cited Desktop Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
5 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Lotus
6 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) McAfee
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) MCP
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region that cited Desktop Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix