The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 88 103 81
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.12% 0.49% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.49% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £22,000 £24,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Desktop Support
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
812 1218 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 96.44% 98.62% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 682 1040 657
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SLA

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix