Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 36 85
Rank change year-on-year -24 +49 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 42 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.61% 5.32% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 5.41% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 35 6
Swindon median annual salary £23,000 £33,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.34% +26.42% +15.22%
10th Percentile £21,900 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £23,700 £35,000 £35,625
Wiltshire median annual salary £23,000 £27,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.89% +16.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 624 777 949
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 98.35% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 530 661 862
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% -2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,650 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,025 £60,000 £64,875
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 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 Swindon region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Packaging
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco