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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 96 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 10 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.77% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £23,000 £22,270 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.27% -42.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £21,654 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £22,854 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £24,888 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -3.84%
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
1250 1031 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 96.23% 96.45% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1046 871 1001
Average salary £37,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014. 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 +7 6 £23,000 +3.27% 1
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) VoIP
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (50.00%) PDA
3 4 (25.00%) Smartphone
3 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
5 2 (12.50%) Lotus
5 2 (12.50%) Apple
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) SLA
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) MCP
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall
6 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) VoIP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) PDA
2 4 (25.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
1 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Lotus
2 2 (12.50%) Apple
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
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