The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 67 55
Rank change year-on-year +24 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 10 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.37% 0.67% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 0.72% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Median salary £25,000 £24,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

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 408 553 518
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 96.68% 92.79% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 347 501 430
Median salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.87% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £60,000
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

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 28 April 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 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) LAN
4 9 (31.03%) WLAN
4 9 (31.03%) WAN
4 9 (31.03%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
5 8 (27.59%) DHCP
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (27.59%) DNS
5 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (20.69%) Fat Client
6 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
6 6 (20.69%) Thin Client
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (20.69%) Intel
7 4 (13.79%) Finance
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 3 (10.34%) Military
9 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (6.90%) Advertising
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.90%) Firewall
9 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
9 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP

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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) LAN
1 9 (31.03%) WAN
1 9 (31.03%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (31.03%) WLAN
2 8 (27.59%) DHCP
2 8 (27.59%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Military
3 2 (6.90%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Fat Client
1 6 (20.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Intel
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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