The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 84 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.45% 0.61% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.64% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 5
Average salary £21,500 £24,250 £22,614
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.34% +7.23%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Desktop Support
South West

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
1065 934 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.60% 95.21% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 855 818 903
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,490 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

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
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -9 5 £21,500 -13.13% 2
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Apple
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (28.57%) iPad
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (28.57%) WSUS
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) iPhone
5 2 (28.57%) Remedy
5 2 (28.57%) McAfee
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) Siemens
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) Process Management
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
6 1 (14.29%) French Language
6 1 (14.29%) CMDB

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Siemens
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £00000 - £1 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Arval
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago