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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 244 244 263
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 74 91 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.73% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.79% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 65 76 59
Average salary £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,750 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+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
9724 11522 11194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.57% 92.46% 93.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8361 9663 9804
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 151 (84.83%) Windows
2 119 (66.85%) Active Directory
3 112 (62.92%) Microsoft
4 104 (58.43%) Windows 7
5 97 (54.49%) Finance
6 70 (39.33%) Blackberry
6 70 (39.33%) ITIL
7 61 (34.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 58 (32.58%) MS Office
9 53 (29.78%) Banking
10 48 (26.97%) MCSE
11 44 (24.72%) MS Excel
12 42 (23.60%) Investment Banking
13 41 (23.03%) Financial Institution
14 40 (22.47%) Service Delivery
15 39 (21.91%) MCP
16 38 (21.35%) Front Office
17 37 (20.79%) Service Management
18 36 (20.22%) ServiceNow
19 35 (19.66%) Business Continuity Management
19 35 (19.66%) Business Continuity
20 33 (18.54%) Citrix
21 32 (17.98%) MS Exchange
22 28 (15.73%) Bloomberg
23 25 (14.04%) Reuters
24 22 (12.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
25 21 (11.80%) VMware
25 21 (11.80%) Windows 8
26 20 (11.24%) SCCM
27 18 (10.11%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 32 (17.98%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.93%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.81%) Lync
6 2 (1.12%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.56%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 58 (32.58%) MS Office
2 44 (24.72%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.12%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) SketchUp
4 1 (0.56%) Revit
4 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) Office 365
2 3 (1.69%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.11%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.62%) DHCP
3 8 (4.49%) VPN
3 8 (4.49%) Firewall
3 8 (4.49%) Wireless
4 7 (3.93%) DNS
4 7 (3.93%) LAN
5 6 (3.37%) VoIP
6 4 (2.25%) WAN
6 4 (2.25%) Network Security
7 3 (1.69%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.69%) Internet
7 3 (1.69%) SAN
8 2 (1.12%) SMTP
8 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.12%) WLAN
8 2 (1.12%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.56%) VLAN
9 1 (0.56%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
1 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MSI
1 1 (0.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 97 (54.49%) Finance
2 53 (29.78%) Banking
3 42 (23.60%) Investment Banking
4 41 (23.03%) Financial Institution
5 38 (21.35%) Front Office
6 10 (5.62%) Legal
7 4 (2.25%) Law
7 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.25%) Retail
8 3 (1.69%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Marketing
9 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.12%) COM
1 2 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (1.12%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 70 (39.33%) Blackberry
2 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.37%) Hedge funds
3 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.69%) iPhone
6 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.12%) BYOD
6 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.12%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.56%) Wiki
7 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.56%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.56%) DTV
7 1 (0.56%) Handset
7 1 (0.56%) Equities
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 151 (84.83%) Windows
2 104 (58.43%) Windows 7
3 21 (11.80%) Windows 8
4 15 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (7.87%) Windows XP
6 12 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.93%) Linux
8 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.81%) Android
8 5 (2.81%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.69%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.12%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (39.33%) ITIL
2 40 (22.47%) Service Delivery
3 37 (20.79%) Service Management
4 35 (19.66%) Business Continuity Management
4 35 (19.66%) Business Continuity
5 12 (6.74%) Investment Management
6 7 (3.93%) Project Management
7 6 (3.37%) Change Management
7 6 (3.37%) Asset Management
7 6 (3.37%) Incident Management
8 5 (2.81%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.25%) Network Design
10 3 (1.69%) Fund Management
10 3 (1.69%) Software Deployment
10 3 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (1.69%) Workflow
11 2 (1.12%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (1.12%) Migration
11 2 (1.12%) ITSM
11 2 (1.12%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.49%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.93%) SQL
3 4 (2.25%) VBScript
4 2 (1.12%) VB
5 1 (0.56%) Python
5 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (34.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (26.97%) MCSE
3 39 (21.91%) MCP
4 17 (9.55%) Degree
5 12 (6.74%) MCSA
6 6 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.81%) MCITP
7 5 (2.81%) CCNA
7 5 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.25%) MCDST
9 3 (1.69%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.12%) ACSP
10 2 (1.12%) MOS
11 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 119 (66.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.18%) XenApp
3 10 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.37%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.37%) Xen
5 2 (1.12%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (11.24%) SCCM
2 2 (1.12%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.56%) WSUS
3 1 (0.56%) DameWare
Vendors
1 112 (62.92%) Microsoft
2 36 (20.22%) ServiceNow
3 33 (18.54%) Citrix
4 28 (15.73%) Bloomberg
5 25 (14.04%) Reuters
6 21 (11.80%) VMware
7 12 (6.74%) Cisco
8 9 (5.06%) Avaya
9 7 (3.93%) Apple
10 6 (3.37%) Wyse
10 6 (3.37%) FactSet
10 6 (3.37%) Altiris
11 5 (2.81%) Mitel
12 4 (2.25%) Fidessa
13 3 (1.69%) HP
14 2 (1.12%) Lotus
14 2 (1.12%) Juniper
14 2 (1.12%) Intel
14 2 (1.12%) Oracle
14 2 (1.12%) AppSense
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits, certifications, perks!
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago