The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank - 66 61
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon - 0.68% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.71% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 6
Average salary - £23,750 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.62%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
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
525 567 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 95.28% 96.92% 98.51%
Number of salaries quoted 488 451 425
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,944
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft