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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 193 230 241
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 56 83 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.85% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.90% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 50 76 73
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £22,750 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,250 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +6.00%
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
5860 9270 11441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.92% 95.19% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5350 7985 9560
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016, 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.

1 104 (84.55%) Windows
2 73 (59.35%) Active Directory
3 55 (44.72%) Windows 7
4 50 (40.65%) MS Office
5 49 (39.84%) Citrix
6 48 (39.02%) Microsoft
7 43 (34.96%) Finance
8 33 (26.83%) SCCM
9 30 (24.39%) VMware
10 29 (23.58%) Legal
11 28 (22.76%) ITIL
12 26 (21.14%) MS Exchange
13 25 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (18.70%) Bloomberg
15 20 (16.26%) Symantec
15 20 (16.26%) XenDesktop
15 20 (16.26%) Office 365
16 19 (15.45%) Windows 10
16 19 (15.45%) Blackberry
17 18 (14.63%) AirWatch
17 18 (14.63%) Degree
18 17 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2010
18 17 (13.82%) Windows Server
18 17 (13.82%) Reuters
19 16 (13.01%) XenApp
19 16 (13.01%) LANDesk
20 15 (12.20%) TCP/IP
21 14 (11.38%) VPN
21 14 (11.38%) MS Excel

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 26 (21.14%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (6.50%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 50 (40.65%) MS Office
2 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Eikon
2 4 (3.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.26%) Office 365
2 5 (4.07%) Dropbox
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.07%) OneDrive
3 4 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 14 (11.38%) VPN
3 13 (10.57%) LAN
4 11 (8.94%) VoIP
5 8 (6.50%) Skype
6 5 (4.07%) DNS
7 4 (3.25%) DHCP
7 4 (3.25%) WAN
8 2 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.63%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.63%) WebEx
8 2 (1.63%) Wireless
9 1 (0.81%) Firewall
9 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.81%) SAN
9 1 (0.81%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 43 (34.96%) Finance
2 29 (23.58%) Legal
3 12 (9.76%) Retail
4 11 (8.94%) Banking
5 10 (8.13%) Games
6 8 (6.50%) Law
7 6 (4.88%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.63%) Advertising
8 2 (1.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.81%) Front Office
9 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Marketing
9 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.45%) Blackberry
3 8 (6.50%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (5.69%) Hedge funds
4 7 (5.69%) iPhone
4 7 (5.69%) Smartphone
5 5 (4.07%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.63%) User Experience
8 1 (0.81%) BYOD
8 1 (0.81%) Equities
8 1 (0.81%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.81%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 104 (84.55%) Windows
2 55 (44.72%) Windows 7
3 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (15.45%) Windows 10
5 17 (13.82%) Windows Server
6 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (8.94%) Windows 8
8 9 (7.32%) Mac OS X
9 8 (6.50%) Linux
10 6 (4.88%) Android
11 5 (4.07%) Unix
12 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.44%) Mac OS
13 3 (2.44%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.76%) ITIL
2 11 (8.94%) Service Delivery
3 9 (7.32%) Migration
4 7 (5.69%) Asset Management
5 5 (4.07%) Document Management
6 4 (3.25%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.44%) Service Management
8 2 (1.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.63%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (1.63%) Line Management
8 2 (1.63%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (1.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (0.81%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (0.81%) Application Virtualisation
9 1 (0.81%) Change Management
9 1 (0.81%) Coaching
9 1 (0.81%) DevOps
9 1 (0.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (0.81%) Mentoring
9 1 (0.81%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.63%) Java
3 2 (1.63%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.81%) VBA
4 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (14.63%) Degree
2 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.32%) MCP
4 8 (6.50%) MCSE
5 5 (4.07%) MCDST
6 4 (3.25%) MCSA
7 2 (1.63%) CCNA
7 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.63%) MCITP
7 2 (1.63%) MOS
8 1 (0.81%) ACSP
8 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (59.35%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.26%) XenDesktop
3 16 (13.01%) XenApp
4 11 (8.94%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (8.13%) Terminal Services
6 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.25%) vSphere
8 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (26.83%) SCCM
2 18 (14.63%) AirWatch
3 9 (7.32%) WSUS
4 4 (3.25%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (3.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (3.25%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.81%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.81%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.81%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 49 (39.84%) Citrix
2 48 (39.02%) Microsoft
3 30 (24.39%) VMware
4 23 (18.70%) Bloomberg
5 20 (16.26%) Symantec
6 17 (13.82%) Reuters
7 16 (13.01%) LANDesk
8 14 (11.38%) Cisco
9 13 (10.57%) Apple
10 11 (8.94%) Fidessa
11 10 (8.13%) Mitel
12 6 (4.88%) FactSet
12 6 (4.88%) Polycom
13 5 (4.07%) iManage
13 5 (4.07%) Intel Security
14 4 (3.25%) Altiris
14 4 (3.25%) HP
15 3 (2.44%) Adobe
15 3 (2.44%) Avaya
15 3 (2.44%) Xerox
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