Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 87 124
Rank change year-on-year -3 +37 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 19 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.40% 1.07% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 2
Southampton median annual salary £33,500 £35,076 £26,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +30.51% +7.50%
10th Percentile £28,845 £20,250 £22,188
90th Percentile £37,750 £45,000 £31,063
Hampshire median annual salary £26,250 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 1,314 1,088 1,472
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 97.06% 98.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,152 991 1,384
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £23,650
90th Percentile £64,875 £62,500 £56,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -4.76%

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 19 August 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 10 (52.63%) C#
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
1 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
1 10 (52.63%) Internet
1 10 (52.63%) CMS
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (52.63%) Retail
1 10 (52.63%) Web Development
1 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
1 10 (52.63%) WPF
1 10 (52.63%) EPiServer
1 10 (52.63%) Xamarin
1 10 (52.63%) Mobile App
1 10 (52.63%) Internet of Things
1 10 (52.63%) Continuous Delivery
1 10 (52.63%) Mobile Development
1 10 (52.63%) SDLC
1 10 (52.63%) Universal Windows Platform
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
4 5 (26.32%) Android
5 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Bomgar
5 4 (21.05%) Mac OS
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) WebEx

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 10 (52.63%) CMS
1 10 (52.63%) EPiServer
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Internet
2 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (21.05%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (52.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
1 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
1 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
1 10 (52.63%) Universal Windows Platform
1 10 (52.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Internet of Things
1 10 (52.63%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
3 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
3 5 (26.32%) Android
4 4 (21.05%) Mac OS
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) CentOS
6 2 (10.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (52.63%) Continuous Delivery
1 10 (52.63%) Mobile Development
1 10 (52.63%) SDLC
1 10 (52.63%) Web Development
2 2 (10.53%) Antivirus Management
2 2 (10.53%) Contract Management
2 2 (10.53%) ERP
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Xamarin
2 4 (21.05%) Bomgar
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Intel
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat