Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Support
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 163 193
Rank change year-on-year -18 +30 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 21 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.55% 0.59% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.61% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 4
Bristol median annual salary £24,000 £28,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -30.00% +70.21%
10th Percentile £17,400 £22,900 £27,700
90th Percentile £31,150 £29,000 £42,500
South West median annual salary £24,500 £27,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year -9.26% - +17.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3702 3111 3671
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.50% 96.95% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3076 2664 3178
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Desktop Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Bristol

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Bristol

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in Bristol

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Bristol region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (42.86%) Windows 10
5 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
6 7 (33.33%) Office 365
7 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) Service Management
8 5 (23.81%) ITSM
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
10 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
10 3 (14.29%) Ticket Management
10 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
11 2 (9.52%) Skype
11 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
11 2 (9.52%) CRM
11 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
11 2 (9.52%) SLA
12 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (9.52%) Skype
3 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Law
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
1 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
2 5 (23.81%) ITSM
2 5 (23.81%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 3 (14.29%) Ticket Management
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Avaya
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) iManage
3 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow