The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 95 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.074% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.077% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Median salary £26,000 - £18,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,250 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
Desktop Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1265 1307 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.29% 96.81% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 1108 1092
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

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
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 4 £26,000 - 1
Desktop Support
UK

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Wales region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Apple
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Apple