The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £23,250 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 104 122 124
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.29% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Median salary £23,250 £23,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.08% -26.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,600 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £26,450 £32,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1341 1646 1820
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.89% 95.92% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 1324 1401
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Buckinghamshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Buckinghamshire

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in Buckinghamshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Milton Keynes +15 4 £23,250 -3.12%
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) MS Office
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) SLA
5 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) Intel
6 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
6 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) HND
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) CRM
8 2 (11.11%) Symantec
8 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Computacenter
8 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
9 1 (5.56%) Retail

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) HND
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Intel
3 3 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Computacenter
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp