The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 44 46 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 0.69% 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £22,000 £19,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.39% -  
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 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 285 309 344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 98.62% 99.68% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 212 244 263
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £88,750 £55,000
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 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 25 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 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 Peterborough region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft