The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 64 73 70
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.18% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.40%  
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 Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 548 683 642
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.56% 97.85% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 493 547 561
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Cardiff

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Cardiff

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cardiff region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory