The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 63 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.84% 0.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £28,250 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
569 469 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 95.15% 96.50% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 467 345 751
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Desktop Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support in their job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) SLA
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) 3G
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Electronics
5 2 (20.00%) Military
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) MCTS
5 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
5 2 (20.00%) PDA

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Desktop Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) 3G
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (20.00%) PDA
1 2 (20.00%) Life Science
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCTS
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware