The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 68 82 91
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.33% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Median salary £50,000 £25,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +96.07% -8.92%  
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 591 785 951
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.41% 98.37% 99.17%
Number of salaries quoted 543 749 729
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 Southampton

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

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 14 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Southampton region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix