The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 36 41 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 1.90% 0.82% 8.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 0.87% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
Desktop Support
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brentwood 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
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
201 231 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 95.71% 94.29% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 122 139 61
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £78,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) MS Office
4 5 (45.45%) Thin Client
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) ITSM
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) AppSense
4 5 (45.45%) Fat Client
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) XenApp
4 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
4 5 (45.45%) vSphere
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
5 4 (36.36%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
5 4 (36.36%) Straight-Through Processing
5 4 (36.36%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
5 4 (36.36%) Wealth Management
5 4 (36.36%) Workflow
5 4 (36.36%) Apple
5 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Dell

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Fat Client
1 5 (45.45%) Thin Client
2 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
3 4 (36.36%) Android
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Straight-Through Processing
3 4 (36.36%) Wealth Management
3 4 (36.36%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
2 5 (45.45%) XenApp
2 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) AppSense
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Apple
2 4 (36.36%) Dell
2 4 (36.36%) HP