Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Desktop Support
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 - 108
Rank change year-on-year - +108 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 7 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.02% - 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 7
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 - £24,000
10th Percentile £24,100 - £21,200
90th Percentile £43,750 - £32,600
Northamptonshire median annual salary £35,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +40.00% +4.17% +4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton. 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
Northampton
Permanent vacancies in Northampton with a recognized job title 656 869 1,341
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 95.92% 98.60%
Number of salaries quoted 528 588 1,101
Northampton median annual salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,775 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,750 £58,750 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Northampton

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Northampton

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Northampton over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in Northampton

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Northampton region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) SCCM
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
4 4 (57.14%) InstallShield
4 4 (57.14%) AdminStudio
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (57.14%) BitLocker
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 1 (14.29%) Office 365
7 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (14.29%) Change Management
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) AdminStudio
1 4 (57.14%) InstallShield
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) BitLocker
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco