The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton 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 Brighton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 101 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 7 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.57% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.12%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,325
% change year-on-year
- +2.77%
Job Titles Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1202 730 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.61% 97.33% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 658 648
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
East Sussex

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Brighton

Desktop Support
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Client/Server
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Back Office
4 4 (25.00%) Law
4 4 (25.00%) Legal
4 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (25.00%) Document Management
4 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) Finance

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Back Office
2 4 (25.00%) Law
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix