The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Support
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 89 106
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.58% 0.21% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.22% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Median salary £22,500 £22,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 836 905 1344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.98% 95.06% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 656 704 1023
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Milton Keynes

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Milton Keynes

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
4 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp