The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 68 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.20% 0.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £27,000 £26,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £26,500 £26,500

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 490 688 728
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.59% 98.29% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 2258 2214
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,347
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cardiff region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Patching
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware