The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Brentwood region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 17 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 5.06% 1.90% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 1.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £32,000 £25,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.49% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,325
% change year-on-year
- +2.77%
Job Titles Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
76 104 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 96.20% 99.05% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 42 65 20
Average salary £32,000 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.89% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
Essex

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Brentwood

Desktop Support
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) IP Telephony
2 6 (85.71%) VLAN
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Handset
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) MCDST
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) IP Telephony
2 6 (85.71%) VLAN
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCDST
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft