Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 24 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 113 -
Rank change year-on-year +41 - +96
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.73% 0.072% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.074% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Cardiff median annual salary £30,000 £22,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
South Wales median annual salary £28,500 £22,500 £20,250
% change year-on-year +26.67% +11.11% -15.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 809 1359 1542
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.02% 98.41% 98.66%
Number of salaries quoted 721 1227 1318
Cardiff median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,250
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.86%

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cardiff region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) PaaS
2 3 (50.00%) IaaS
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (50.00%) People Management
2 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (50.00%) People Management
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft