Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 112 115
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 11 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.80% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
Southampton median annual salary £27,500 £23,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -40.63% +63.27%
10th Percentile £24,900 £20,725 £37,500
90th Percentile £32,150 £24,975 £42,500
Hampshire median annual salary £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year -5.17% +7.41% +10.20%

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 1333 1307 1371
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 97.25% 98.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1169 1214
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,538 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,900 £58,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Southampton over the 6 months to 18 November 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 18 November 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 5 (45.45%) OOP
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Intel
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (9.09%) Skype
5 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V

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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
1 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) OOP
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Intel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Veeam
2 1 (9.09%) VMware