The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 218 185 212
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 18 45 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.78% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.81% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 9
Median salary £21,250 £26,250 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £19,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £45,000 £30,200
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Desktop Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5888 5586 5240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.29% 96.71% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4617 4640 4434
Median salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Desktop Support
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Worcestershire - 7 £21,000 - 1
Birmingham -21 3 £26,500 +0.95%
Warwickshire +2 2 £21,461 -25.35%
Staffordshire -20 2 £24,750 +10.00% 1
Walsall - 2 £19,250 -
Coventry 0 1 £21,500 -32.81%
Shropshire -16 1 £22,500 +18.42%
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 West Midlands region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
3 15 (40.54%) Windows XP
4 12 (32.43%) Windows 8
5 11 (29.73%) Office 365
6 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
7 8 (21.62%) Driving Licence
8 7 (18.92%) Finance
8 7 (18.92%) ITIL
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.51%) SCCM
10 5 (13.51%) LAN
10 5 (13.51%) WAN
11 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
11 4 (10.81%) SLA
11 4 (10.81%) MS Office
11 4 (10.81%) Citrix
12 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
12 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
12 3 (8.11%) Law
12 3 (8.11%) Legal
12 3 (8.11%) DNS
12 3 (8.11%) DHCP
13 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
13 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (5.41%) Apple
13 2 (5.41%) MCP
13 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
13 2 (5.41%) Wireless

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) LAN
1 5 (13.51%) WAN
2 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) DHCP
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) Wireless
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Law
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows XP
3 12 (32.43%) Windows 8
4 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) Unix
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
3 2 (5.41%) Fault Management
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (5.41%) Process Management
3 2 (5.41%) Project Management
3 2 (5.41%) Service Management
3 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.70%) People Management
4 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.70%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
1 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (5.41%) MCP
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) MCSA
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) Apple
3 2 (5.41%) Samsung
3 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.41%) Sophos
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec
4 1 (2.70%) Veeam
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