The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
London / City of London
Rank 191 184 201
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 33 71 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 1.05% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.09% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28 62 111
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £28,050 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £49,750 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%

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
4815 6488 9789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.42% 95.75% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4406 5789 8418
Median salary £59,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.47% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £84,850
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 60 (77.92%) Windows
2 54 (70.13%) Active Directory
3 34 (44.16%) Citrix
3 34 (44.16%) Microsoft
4 31 (40.26%) Finance
5 27 (35.06%) Windows 7
6 26 (33.77%) ITIL
7 24 (31.17%) MS Office
7 24 (31.17%) MS Excel
8 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
10 14 (18.18%) Banking
10 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 13 (16.88%) VMware
12 12 (15.58%) Bloomberg
12 12 (15.58%) Apple
13 11 (14.29%) Service Management
13 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
14 10 (12.99%) Reuters
15 9 (11.69%) Blackberry
15 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
15 9 (11.69%) Windows 10
15 9 (11.69%) PowerShell
16 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (10.39%) LAN
16 8 (10.39%) Sage
17 7 (9.09%) MCSE
17 7 (9.09%) Degree
18 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (7.79%) Fat Client

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.60%) Apache
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.30%) IIS
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (31.17%) MS Excel
1 24 (31.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) SaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.39%) LAN
3 6 (7.79%) WAN
4 5 (6.49%) VPN
5 4 (5.19%) Firewall
5 4 (5.19%) Internet
6 3 (3.90%) DHCP
6 3 (3.90%) DNS
6 3 (3.90%) SMTP
6 3 (3.90%) VoIP
7 2 (2.60%) FTP
7 2 (2.60%) HTTP
7 2 (2.60%) SAN
7 2 (2.60%) Wireless
8 1 (1.30%) Intranet
8 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.30%) SNMP
8 1 (1.30%) Softphone
8 1 (1.30%) Telnet
8 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) FrontPage
2 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Advertising
4 5 (6.49%) Law
4 5 (6.49%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Back Office
5 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.60%) Publishing
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) HTML
1 2 (2.60%) XML
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.79%) Fat Client
2 6 (7.79%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.19%) iPhone
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.60%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.60%) iPad
5 2 (2.60%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (77.92%) Windows
2 27 (35.06%) Windows 7
3 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 9 (11.69%) Windows 10
5 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.79%) Linux
6 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
8 4 (5.19%) Android
9 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.30%) Unix
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) Service Management
3 6 (7.79%) Migration
4 5 (6.49%) Application Packaging
5 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.90%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.60%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.60%) CRM
7 2 (2.60%) Line Management
7 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.60%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.60%) Web Development
8 1 (1.30%) Change Management
8 1 (1.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.30%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.30%) Information Security Management
8 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.30%) Process Management
8 1 (1.30%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.79%) VBA
3 3 (3.90%) SQL
4 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.30%) Java
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) MCSE
3 5 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.19%) MCP
4 4 (5.19%) MCSA
4 4 (5.19%) MOS
5 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.90%) MCITP
6 2 (2.60%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.60%) MCTS
6 2 (2.60%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (70.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.79%) XenApp
2 6 (7.79%) XenDesktop
3 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.30%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 34 (44.16%) Citrix
1 34 (44.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.88%) VMware
3 12 (15.58%) Apple
3 12 (15.58%) Bloomberg
4 10 (12.99%) Reuters
5 8 (10.39%) Sage
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco
7 2 (2.60%) Avaya
7 2 (2.60%) Fidessa
7 2 (2.60%) Interwoven
7 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.60%) Trend Micro
7 2 (2.60%) Veeam
8 1 (1.30%) Acronis
8 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.30%) FactSet
8 1 (1.30%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.30%) WatchGuard
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City Of Westminster, London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 15 days ago