Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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

Desktop Support
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 82 83
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 22 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.70% 0.83% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 0.88% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 7
Swindon median annual salary £25,500 £24,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -31.43% +40.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £32,625 £25,500 £38,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £25,500 £30,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +13.21% +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 Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 788 1023 1121
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 96.69% 94.72% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 676 887 967
Swindon median annual salary £40,382 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £60,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Swindon

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Swindon region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (31.82%) LAN
5 7 (31.82%) WLAN
5 7 (31.82%) WAN
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (27.27%) Office 365
6 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) DHCP
8 4 (18.18%) DNS
8 4 (18.18%) Mac OS X
8 4 (18.18%) Apple
8 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (18.18%) Military
8 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Change Management
8 4 (18.18%) HP
8 4 (18.18%) Line Management

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) LAN
1 7 (31.82%) WAN
1 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (31.82%) WLAN
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Military
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) Mac OS X
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) Line Management
2 4 (18.18%) Patch Management
2 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Apple
2 4 (18.18%) HP