Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 28 July 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 West > Dorset
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 101 108
Rank change year-on-year +22 +7 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.57% 0.52% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.52% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 4
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £21,233 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.62% +17.96% -16.14%
10th Percentile £33,000 £20,743 £17,000
90th Percentile £44,250 £22,986 £25,650
South West median annual salary £26,500 £28,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year -5.36% +30.23% -8.51%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 871 1154 1328
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 99.20% 99.48% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 776 973 1071
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £56,875
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Dorset

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Dorset

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -2 3 £37,500 +76.62%
Bournemouth +26 1 £42,500 +80.85%
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

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

1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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