The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £19,500 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 62 76 70
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.89% 0.63% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.66% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 5
Median salary £19,500 £22,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -4.25%  
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 Coventry. 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
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 543 763 684
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 96.96% 96.83% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 467 613 575
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 Coventry

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in Coventry

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 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 Coventry region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Local Government
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Informatics
5 1 (14.29%) Robotics
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Games
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
2 1 (14.29%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (14.29%) Health Informatics
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) Informatics
1 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos
2 1 (14.29%) VMware