The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Desktop Support
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 39 47
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 0.38% 2.40% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 2.42% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Median salary £27,000 £27,250 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.91% +23.86%  
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £26,500 £26,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Peterborough. 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
Peterborough
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 258 330 332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 97.36% 99.10% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 184 261 234
Median salary £45,344 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.36% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £26,509
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Peterborough

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Peterborough

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Peterborough region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) SLA

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec