Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 19 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 114 95
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 11 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.84% 0.070% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.074% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 14
Coventry median annual salary £29,000 £22,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.89% -21.05% -1.72%
10th Percentile £19,125 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £36,500 £23,750 £37,500
West Midlands median annual salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.45% - +3.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Permanent vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 1248 1344 1386
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.56% 94.32% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 1133 1146
Coventry median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Coventry

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Coventry

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Coventry over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in Coventry

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 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 Coventry region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
3 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Adobe
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
7 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (9.09%) Office 365
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Capita
7 1 (9.09%) XenApp
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (9.09%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) VMware

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Adobe
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Capita
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) VMware