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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 59 93 93
Rank change year-on-year
+34 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 20 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.53% 0.63% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 0.67% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 4
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +29.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £23,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £21,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +3.92%

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
768 1048 1071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 97.09% 94.58% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 666 961 907
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 £25,000 £25,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 - 16 £25,000 -
Salisbury -2 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 26 February 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 41 (95.35%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) Windows 7
3 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
4 16 (37.21%) Windows XP
4 16 (37.21%) DHCP
4 16 (37.21%) DNS
4 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
6 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
7 12 (27.91%) MS Office
8 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
8 8 (18.60%) LAN
8 8 (18.60%) Intel
8 8 (18.60%) WAN
8 8 (18.60%) Thin Client
8 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
8 8 (18.60%) Fat Client
8 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
9 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
9 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
9 6 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (13.95%) WLAN
9 6 (13.95%) ITIL
10 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (9.30%) SLA
10 4 (9.30%) Office 365
10 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
11 3 (6.98%) Finance

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 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
2 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Office
2 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) DHCP
1 16 (37.21%) DNS
2 8 (18.60%) LAN
2 8 (18.60%) WAN
3 6 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (13.95%) WLAN
4 2 (4.65%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Fat Client
1 8 (18.60%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.65%) CESG
2 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 41 (95.35%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) Windows 7
3 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (37.21%) Windows XP
4 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL
1 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
2 2 (4.65%) Change Management
2 2 (4.65%) Line Management
2 2 (4.65%) Patch Management
2 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
2 2 (4.65%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Intel
3 2 (4.65%) Apple
3 2 (4.65%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Wyse