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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 188 190 233
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 49 73 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 1.07% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.11% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45 61 90
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £27,400 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.05%
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
5295 6561 10559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.89% 96.12% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4805 5821 9166
Median salary £57,500 £55,750 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +4.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 79 (79.00%) Windows
2 69 (69.00%) Active Directory
3 47 (47.00%) Finance
4 45 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 40 (40.00%) MS Office
6 39 (39.00%) Citrix
7 33 (33.00%) Windows 7
8 29 (29.00%) ITIL
9 23 (23.00%) SCCM
10 22 (22.00%) MS Exchange
11 20 (20.00%) Apple
12 19 (19.00%) Bloomberg
12 19 (19.00%) TCP/IP
12 19 (19.00%) MS Excel
13 18 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (18.00%) Windows 10
14 16 (16.00%) Office 365
15 15 (15.00%) VMware
16 14 (14.00%) Reuters
16 14 (14.00%) Banking
17 13 (13.00%) LAN
18 12 (12.00%) Blackberry
18 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
19 11 (11.00%) Windows Server
19 11 (11.00%) Linux
20 10 (10.00%) MCSE
20 10 (10.00%) VPN
20 10 (10.00%) Cisco
20 10 (10.00%) Service Management
20 10 (10.00%) Legal

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 22 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 7 (7.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.00%) Apache
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (40.00%) MS Office
2 19 (19.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Eikon
2 2 (2.00%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.00%) Office 365
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.00%) Dropbox
3 3 (3.00%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (13.00%) LAN
3 10 (10.00%) VPN
4 7 (7.00%) Skype
5 5 (5.00%) DHCP
5 5 (5.00%) DNS
5 5 (5.00%) VoIP
5 5 (5.00%) WAN
6 4 (4.00%) Firewall
7 3 (3.00%) Internet
7 3 (3.00%) SMTP
7 3 (3.00%) Wireless
8 2 (2.00%) FTP
8 2 (2.00%) HTTP
8 2 (2.00%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.00%) SAN
9 1 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.00%) Intranet
9 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) FrontPage
General
1 47 (47.00%) Finance
2 14 (14.00%) Banking
3 10 (10.00%) Legal
4 7 (7.00%) Advertising
5 6 (6.00%) Law
6 4 (4.00%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.00%) Games
7 3 (3.00%) Retail
8 2 (2.00%) Back Office
8 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.00%) Multimedia
8 2 (2.00%) Publishing
9 1 (1.00%) Marketing
9 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) HTML
1 2 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.00%) Hedge funds
3 6 (6.00%) Mobile Computing
3 6 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.00%) iPhone
5 4 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.00%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.00%) iPad
7 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.00%) BYOD
8 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 79 (79.00%) Windows
2 33 (33.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (18.00%) Windows 10
4 11 (11.00%) Linux
4 11 (11.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (9.00%) Mac OS X
5 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.00%) Apple iOS
7 6 (6.00%) Unix
8 5 (5.00%) Android
8 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.00%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.00%) ITIL
2 10 (10.00%) Service Management
3 7 (7.00%) Migration
4 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 3 (3.00%) Line Management
7 2 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.00%) CRM
7 2 (2.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.00%) Web Development
8 1 (1.00%) DevOps
8 1 (1.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.00%) Project Management
8 1 (1.00%) Release Management
8 1 (1.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.00%) Java
3 2 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.00%) MCSE
3 9 (9.00%) MCP
4 8 (8.00%) Degree
5 5 (5.00%) MCSA
5 5 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.00%) MCITP
6 3 (3.00%) MOS
7 1 (1.00%) ACSP
7 1 (1.00%) CCNA
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (69.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.00%) vSphere
7 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.00%) Xen
7 1 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (23.00%) SCCM
2 5 (5.00%) WSUS
3 2 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.00%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.00%) Casper Suite
4 1 (1.00%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 45 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (39.00%) Citrix
3 20 (20.00%) Apple
4 19 (19.00%) Bloomberg
5 15 (15.00%) VMware
6 14 (14.00%) Reuters
7 10 (10.00%) Cisco
8 9 (9.00%) Fidessa
8 9 (9.00%) Sage
9 6 (6.00%) Polycom
10 4 (4.00%) Avaya
10 4 (4.00%) FactSet
10 4 (4.00%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.00%) Mitel
12 2 (2.00%) Altiris
12 2 (2.00%) Interwoven
12 2 (2.00%) Symantec
12 2 (2.00%) Trend Micro
12 2 (2.00%) Veeam
13 1 (1.00%) arcserve
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