The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £19,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 120 134 132
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.30% 0.094% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.096% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Median salary £19,000 £30,875 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% +23.50%  
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 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 1601 2074 2017
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.53% 97.60% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1629 1646
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,000
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 Cambridgeshire

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

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 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
Peterborough 0 2 £22,000 +11.39%
Desktop Support
East of England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (14.29%) WSUS
6 1 (14.29%) SCCM
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) MCSE
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) MCP

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago