The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 22 July 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 Wales region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank - 92 88
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.25% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £21,500 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.25%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,250 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +5.20%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1258 1199 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.40% 96.23% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1059 839
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
UK

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Wales

Desktop Support
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware