The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop 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 Desktop Support in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 196 204 219
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 69 119 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 1.16% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.22% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 59 105 89
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
Desktop 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
6431 9753 9782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.10% 95.40% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5771 8451 8319
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in the City of London

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the City of London

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 134 (88.16%) Windows
2 95 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 89 (58.55%) Windows 7
4 83 (54.61%) Active Directory
5 56 (36.84%) Finance
6 53 (34.87%) MS Office
7 50 (32.89%) MS Excel
8 44 (28.95%) Citrix
9 42 (27.63%) ITIL
10 39 (25.66%) Blackberry
11 38 (25.00%) Degree
11 38 (25.00%) Windows 8
12 37 (24.34%) VMware
13 35 (23.03%) SCCM
14 30 (19.74%) Windows Server
15 27 (17.76%) MS Exchange
16 25 (16.45%) Bloomberg
17 24 (15.79%) Reuters
18 23 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
19 22 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
20 20 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
21 19 (12.50%) SQL
22 18 (11.84%) LAN
22 18 (11.84%) Problem Management
23 17 (11.18%) TCP/IP
23 17 (11.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
24 16 (10.53%) Banking
25 15 (9.87%) Office 365
25 15 (9.87%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 27 (17.76%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.92%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.92%) Skype for Business
5 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.63%) IIS
7 2 (1.32%) Apache
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.66%) Node.js
8 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (34.87%) MS Office
2 50 (32.89%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Eikon
3 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.87%) Office 365
2 2 (1.32%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.66%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.66%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.84%) LAN
2 17 (11.18%) TCP/IP
3 14 (9.21%) DNS
3 14 (9.21%) SAN
4 13 (8.55%) DHCP
5 12 (7.89%) WAN
6 8 (5.26%) VPN
7 7 (4.61%) Firewall
7 7 (4.61%) Internet
7 7 (4.61%) IP Telephony
8 6 (3.95%) NAS
9 5 (3.29%) VLAN
10 4 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.97%) VoIP
12 2 (1.32%) 3G
12 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.32%) HTTP
12 2 (1.32%) PBX
12 2 (1.32%) SSL
12 2 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.66%) ProC
General
1 56 (36.84%) Finance
2 16 (10.53%) Banking
3 8 (5.26%) Law
4 7 (4.61%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.61%) Legal
4 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.29%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.29%) Front Office
6 4 (2.63%) Back Office
6 4 (2.63%) Games
6 4 (2.63%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.24%) .NET
2 3 (1.97%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.66%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.66%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.92%) Hedge funds
4 8 (5.26%) iPhone
4 8 (5.26%) Smartphone
5 7 (4.61%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.95%) Fat Client
6 6 (3.95%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.95%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (3.29%) iPad
8 3 (1.97%) Fintech
8 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.97%) User Experience
9 2 (1.32%) Online Games
10 1 (0.66%) Clustering
10 1 (0.66%) Equities
10 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.66%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 134 (88.16%) Windows
2 89 (58.55%) Windows 7
3 38 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 30 (19.74%) Windows Server
5 22 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (9.21%) Windows XP
8 10 (6.58%) Android
9 9 (5.92%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.61%) Mac OS X
10 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (3.95%) Linux
12 4 (2.63%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.66%) Unix
14 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.63%) ITIL
2 18 (11.84%) Problem Management
3 14 (9.21%) Asset Management
4 12 (7.89%) Wealth Management
5 11 (7.24%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.95%) Patch Management
6 6 (3.95%) Time Management
7 5 (3.29%) CRM
7 5 (3.29%) Document Management
8 4 (2.63%) Change Management
8 4 (2.63%) Direct Marketing
8 4 (2.63%) Investment Management
8 4 (2.63%) ITIL V3
9 3 (1.97%) Service Management
10 2 (1.32%) ITSM
10 2 (1.32%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.32%) Practice Management
10 2 (1.32%) Service Delivery
11 1 (0.66%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (0.66%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.50%) SQL
2 13 (8.55%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.61%) VB.NET
4 6 (3.95%) C
4 6 (3.95%) VBScript
5 4 (2.63%) C#
5 4 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.32%) Java
7 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.66%) PHP
7 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (25.00%) Degree
2 22 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.58%) MCSE
4 9 (5.92%) MCP
4 9 (5.92%) MCSA
5 7 (4.61%) CCNA
5 7 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.63%) MCDST
7 2 (1.32%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.32%) MOS
8 1 (0.66%) CCNP
8 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.66%) MCITP
8 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.87%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (54.61%) Active Directory
2 23 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.26%) XenApp
4 7 (4.61%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.66%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (23.03%) SCCM
2 4 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.97%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.32%) DameWare
4 2 (1.32%) SCSM
5 1 (0.66%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.66%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.66%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.66%) Plesk
5 1 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.66%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 44 (28.95%) Citrix
3 37 (24.34%) VMware
4 25 (16.45%) Bloomberg
5 24 (15.79%) Reuters
6 13 (8.55%) Cisco
7 8 (5.26%) HP
8 6 (3.95%) Apple
8 6 (3.95%) Google
9 5 (3.29%) Symantec
10 4 (2.63%) Avaya
10 4 (2.63%) FactSet
10 4 (2.63%) iManage
10 4 (2.63%) Remedy
10 4 (2.63%) Wyse
11 3 (1.97%) Adobe
11 3 (1.97%) Altiris
11 3 (1.97%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.32%) Dell
12 2 (1.32%) Fidessa
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