The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wiltshire region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 48 90 101
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 23 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.13% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 2
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -0.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £27,350
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
715 988 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 97.28% 96.86% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 624 890 896
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Swindon - 19 £25,000 - 2
Salisbury -1 4 £22,500 -15.09%
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Wiltshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 43 (95.56%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 25 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 23 (51.11%) Windows XP
4 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (51.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (42.22%) DHCP
5 19 (42.22%) DNS
6 13 (28.89%) MS Office
7 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
9 10 (22.22%) Windows 8
10 9 (20.00%) ITIL
11 8 (17.78%) Intel
11 8 (17.78%) Thin Client
11 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
11 8 (17.78%) Fat Client
12 6 (13.33%) Office 365
13 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.11%) VMware
13 5 (11.11%) WAN
13 5 (11.11%) LAN
14 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
14 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
14 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
14 4 (8.89%) Apple
14 4 (8.89%) HP
14 4 (8.89%) SLA
14 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 25 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 23 (51.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) DHCP
1 19 (42.22%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) LAN
2 5 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Fat Client
1 8 (17.78%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.44%) CESG
2 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 43 (95.56%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (51.11%) Windows XP
4 10 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.89%) Change Management
3 4 (8.89%) Line Management
3 4 (8.89%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.44%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Intel
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) Apple
4 4 (8.89%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) Wyse
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