The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Desktop Support
East of England > Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 118 121
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 3 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.16% 0.64% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.66% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 4
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £28,750 £36,400 £41,250
East of England median annual salary £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -3.84% -1.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1870 1810 2127
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.24% 97.00% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7124 6612 8234
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Cambridgeshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Wisbech - 2 £27,500 -
Peterborough -13 1 £27,000 -1.81% 1
Desktop Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Veeam
5 2 (22.22%) WatchGuard
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Angular 2
1 1 (11.11%) WinForms
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Veeam
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) WatchGuard
3 1 (11.11%) Altiris
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
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