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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 205 217 212
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 104 89 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 0.85% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.91% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 91 78 86
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
9575 9766 10349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.44% 92.91% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8356 8351 9325
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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.

1 166 (86.01%) Windows
2 116 (60.10%) Active Directory
3 109 (56.48%) Windows 7
4 99 (51.30%) Microsoft
5 96 (49.74%) Finance
6 90 (46.63%) Blackberry
7 78 (40.41%) ITIL
8 65 (33.68%) Citrix
9 58 (30.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 58 (30.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 55 (28.50%) MS Office
11 52 (26.94%) Banking
12 47 (24.35%) MS Excel
13 39 (20.21%) MCSE
13 39 (20.21%) TCP/IP
14 37 (19.17%) Reuters
15 35 (18.13%) Investment Banking
16 33 (17.10%) MS Exchange
16 33 (17.10%) MCP
17 32 (16.58%) Windows XP
18 29 (15.03%) SCCM
18 29 (15.03%) Windows 8
19 28 (14.51%) VMware
20 27 (13.99%) DHCP
20 27 (13.99%) LAN
20 27 (13.99%) Android
21 26 (13.47%) XenApp
21 26 (13.47%) Bloomberg
22 25 (12.95%) DNS
22 25 (12.95%) Front Office

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 58 (30.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 33 (17.10%) MS Exchange
3 16 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.11%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.07%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.55%) Lync
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) WorkSite
Applications
1 55 (28.50%) MS Office
2 47 (24.35%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.66%) Eikon
2 1 (0.52%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.52%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.66%) Office 365
2 4 (2.07%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.21%) TCP/IP
2 27 (13.99%) LAN
2 27 (13.99%) DHCP
3 25 (12.95%) DNS
4 13 (6.74%) VPN
5 12 (6.22%) IP Telephony
5 12 (6.22%) WAN
6 10 (5.18%) Wireless
7 7 (3.63%) Network Security
8 6 (3.11%) VoIP
9 4 (2.07%) ADSL
9 4 (2.07%) Firewall
10 2 (1.04%) Internet
10 2 (1.04%) Extranet
10 2 (1.04%) Broadband
10 2 (1.04%) SMTP
10 2 (1.04%) LDAP
11 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 96 (49.74%) Finance
2 52 (26.94%) Banking
3 35 (18.13%) Investment Banking
4 25 (12.95%) Front Office
5 17 (8.81%) Financial Institution
6 12 (6.22%) Back Office
7 6 (3.11%) Legal
8 4 (2.07%) Advertising
8 4 (2.07%) Law
9 3 (1.55%) Marketing
10 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.04%) Retail
11 1 (0.52%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) COM
1 1 (0.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 90 (46.63%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.66%) iPhone
4 8 (4.15%) iPad
5 7 (3.63%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.63%) Fat Client
6 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.11%) CMDB
6 6 (3.11%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.59%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.52%) Statistics
9 1 (0.52%) Handset
9 1 (0.52%) Equities
9 1 (0.52%) Xserve
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.52%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 166 (86.01%) Windows
2 109 (56.48%) Windows 7
3 32 (16.58%) Windows XP
4 29 (15.03%) Windows 8
5 27 (13.99%) Android
6 16 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (7.25%) Apple iOS
7 14 (7.25%) Mac OS X
8 12 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (5.18%) UNIX
10 9 (4.66%) Windows Vista
11 8 (4.15%) Linux
12 7 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (3.11%) AIX
13 6 (3.11%) Solaris
14 2 (1.04%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.52%) Debian
15 1 (0.52%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (40.41%) ITIL
2 20 (10.36%) Service Delivery
3 17 (8.81%) Service Management
4 15 (7.77%) Change Management
5 14 (7.25%) Business Continuity
5 14 (7.25%) Business Continuity Management
6 6 (3.11%) Asset Management
7 5 (2.59%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.07%) Performance Management
8 4 (2.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.55%) Migration
9 3 (1.55%) Security Management
9 3 (1.55%) Incident Management
9 3 (1.55%) Project Planning
9 3 (1.55%) Release Management
10 2 (1.04%) Investment Management
10 2 (1.04%) Time Management
10 2 (1.04%) Resource Management
10 2 (1.04%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.04%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.92%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.07%) Java
2 4 (2.07%) SQL
3 2 (1.04%) VB
4 1 (0.52%) VBScript
4 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 58 (30.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (20.21%) MCSE
3 33 (17.10%) MCP
4 23 (11.92%) Degree
5 13 (6.74%) MCSA
6 10 (5.18%) MCDST
7 8 (4.15%) MCITP
8 6 (3.11%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.07%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.07%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.04%) MOS
10 2 (1.04%) CCNA
10 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.52%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.84%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 116 (60.10%) Active Directory
2 26 (13.47%) XenApp
3 21 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (7.25%) Hyper-V
5 12 (6.22%) Xen
6 3 (1.55%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.04%) vSphere
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (15.03%) SCCM
2 12 (6.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (3.11%) WSUS
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.52%) DameWare
4 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.52%) SCOM
4 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.52%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.52%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 99 (51.30%) Microsoft
2 65 (33.68%) Citrix
3 37 (19.17%) Reuters
4 28 (14.51%) VMware
5 26 (13.47%) Bloomberg
6 23 (11.92%) Apple
7 20 (10.36%) Cisco
8 15 (7.77%) ServiceNow
9 13 (6.74%) Symantec
10 12 (6.22%) Wyse
10 12 (6.22%) HP
10 12 (6.22%) FactSet
11 8 (4.15%) CQG
11 8 (4.15%) Toshiba
12 6 (3.11%) Lotus
13 5 (2.59%) Fidessa
13 5 (2.59%) Avaya
14 4 (2.07%) Mitel
15 3 (1.55%) Altiris
15 3 (1.55%) NetApp
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