Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 17 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 75 102
Rank change year-on-year -1 +27 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.14% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.51% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Slough median annual salary £32,500 £25,750 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.21% -0.96% -5.45%
Berkshire median annual salary £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% -5.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Permanent vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 671 788 1275
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.11% 94.83% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 591 697 1043
Slough median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +5.00% +14.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,550 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £80,000 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Slough

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Slough

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 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 Slough region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft