Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Desktop Support
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 108 121
Rank change year-on-year +26 +13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 9 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.82% 0.14% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.14% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 9
Northamptonshire median annual salary £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,450 £22,500 £20,700
90th Percentile £43,750 £27,500 £29,300
East Midlands median annual salary £29,000 £20,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year +41.46% -14.58% -3.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 1045 1386 1847
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.12% 98.24%
Number of salaries quoted 818 933 1625
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,150
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Northamptonshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Northamptonshire

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in Northamptonshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Northampton - 7 £40,000 -
Desktop Support
East Midlands

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
5 4 (44.44%) BitLocker
5 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) InstallShield
5 4 (44.44%) AdminStudio
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 1 (11.11%) Cisco
8 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (11.11%) Change Management
8 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (11.11%) Incident Management

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) AdminStudio
1 4 (44.44%) InstallShield
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) BitLocker
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco