The table below looks at the statistics for the Deskside Support role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Deskside Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deskside Support
Rank 320 319 334
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.050% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.009% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £26,250 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,250 £24,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+5.20% +2.12%
Deskside Support
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11133 11313 12081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.44% 93.35% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9339 10017 11056
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Deskside Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Deskside Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Deskside Support
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Deskside Support across the City of London region.

Deskside Support Salary Trend in the City of London

Deskside Support
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Deskside 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 Deskside Support in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CAD
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (33.33%) ZENworks
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) COM
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe
5 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Deskside 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 Deskside Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe