The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £36,750 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 28 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 72 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.57% 0.89% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Median salary £36,750 £28,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -  
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 Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 682 654 603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 97.57% 97.47% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2063 2435 2731
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £56,250
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 Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Somerset

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Somerset

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -9 3 £37,500 -8.53%
Yeovil - 1 £35,000 -
Desktop Support
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Somerset region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Fault Analysis

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Fault Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) SQL