The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 26 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 63 50
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.42% 0.75% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.76% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £31,500 £31,250 £22,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.80% +37.36%  
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 Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 220 395 355
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.44% 99.00% 98.89%
Number of salaries quoted 183 330 317
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Cheltenham

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Cheltenham

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheltenham region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Legal

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft