The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £32,651 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 79 78
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.42% 0.27% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.28% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Median salary £32,651 £26,875 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.49% +22.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,375 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,375 £26,200
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 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 549 717 758
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.51% 98.08% 98.96%
Number of salaries quoted 503 674 602
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £25,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Southampton over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in Southampton

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

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

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) LAN

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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Trac
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Core
1 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) JSP
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
1 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (20.00%) WCF
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Veeam
2 2 (20.00%) VMware