Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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

Desktop Support
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 96 119
Rank change year-on-year +12 +23 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 37 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.36% 0.82% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 0.85% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 7
Southampton median annual salary £33,500 £38,826 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.72% +52.26% -8.93%
10th Percentile £26,138 £19,500 £22,600
90th Percentile £37,750 £45,750 £28,650
Hampshire median annual salary £33,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year +19.64% +5.66% +6.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,517 1,181 1,504
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 96.33% 98.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,360 1,085 1,417
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,300 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Southampton

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Southampton

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Southampton region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) SDLC
3 13 (35.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (35.14%) Mobile Development
3 13 (35.14%) Internet of Things
3 13 (35.14%) Xamarin
3 13 (35.14%) Mobile App
3 13 (35.14%) Universal Windows Platform
3 13 (35.14%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (35.14%) Retail
3 13 (35.14%) Web Development
3 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
3 13 (35.14%) WPF
3 13 (35.14%) EPiServer
3 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
3 13 (35.14%) C#
3 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
3 13 (35.14%) Internet
3 13 (35.14%) CMS
4 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
4 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (18.92%) Intel
6 7 (18.92%) Thin Client
6 7 (18.92%) Fat Client
7 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
7 6 (16.22%) Office 365

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 13 (35.14%) CMS
1 13 (35.14%) EPiServer
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) Internet
2 4 (10.81%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (10.81%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Jasmine
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
1 4 (10.81%) Mocha
1 4 (10.81%) Selenium
General
1 13 (35.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
2 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
2 13 (35.14%) Universal Windows Platform
2 13 (35.14%) WPF
3 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Internet of Things
1 13 (35.14%) Mobile App
2 7 (18.92%) Fat Client
2 7 (18.92%) Thin Client
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
4 4 (10.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.51%) Android
4 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Mac OS
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.41%) CentOS
5 2 (5.41%) SUSE
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (45.95%) SDLC
2 13 (35.14%) Continuous Delivery
2 13 (35.14%) Mobile Development
2 13 (35.14%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (35.14%) Web Development
3 4 (10.81%) API Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.81%) Kanban
3 4 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Scrum
3 4 (10.81%) System Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
3 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
3 4 (10.81%) User Stories
4 2 (5.41%) Contract Management
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
1 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Xamarin
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) Intel
4 4 (10.81%) Bomgar
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat