The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £22,250 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands 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
England / East Midlands
Rank 152 151 158
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 9 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.54% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.55% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 21
Median salary £22,250 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.53% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,909 £30,000
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 the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2835 3093 3189
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.72% 97.36% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2274 2467 2595
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £53,992
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 the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in the East Midlands

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in the East Midlands

Desktop Support
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +23 5 £25,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire +6 3 £19,000 -36.13%
Derbyshire +5 1 £25,250 -23.27%
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) MS Office
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Intel
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL
5 7 (38.89%) Thin Client
5 7 (38.89%) Fat Client
6 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 5 (27.78%) SCCM
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
10 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
10 2 (11.11%) Citrix
10 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
10 2 (11.11%) Project Management
10 2 (11.11%) Automotive
10 2 (11.11%) Legal
11 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (5.56%) Firewall
11 1 (5.56%) Symantec
11 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) GSM
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 2 (11.11%) Automotive
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Fat Client
1 7 (38.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Intel
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Altiris
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Cognizant
5 1 (5.56%) Polycom
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
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