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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 229 243 245
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 89 78 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.67% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.72% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 68 64 95
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £24,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
10663 10863 11830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.88% 93.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8999 9536 10851
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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.

1 139 (77.22%) Windows
2 85 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 85 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 85 (47.22%) Windows 7
3 83 (46.11%) Finance
4 70 (38.89%) MS Office
5 64 (35.56%) Blackberry
6 62 (34.44%) ITIL
7 53 (29.44%) MS Excel
8 51 (28.33%) Citrix
9 37 (20.56%) Windows XP
10 36 (20.00%) SCCM
11 34 (18.89%) Bloomberg
12 31 (17.22%) MS Exchange
13 30 (16.67%) Reuters
14 29 (16.11%) TCP/IP
15 28 (15.56%) Degree
16 27 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 26 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
18 25 (13.89%) Apple
18 25 (13.89%) Banking
19 24 (13.33%) DNS
20 22 (12.22%) SLA
21 21 (11.67%) DHCP
22 18 (10.00%) Android
23 17 (9.44%) PowerShell
23 17 (9.44%) iPad
23 17 (9.44%) Windows 8
23 17 (9.44%) VMware
24 15 (8.33%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 31 (17.22%) MS Exchange
2 27 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (6.11%) IBM Notes
5 10 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.89%) Lync
7 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.11%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.56%) nginx
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.56%) IIS
10 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 70 (38.89%) MS Office
2 53 (29.44%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Eikon
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.56%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.56%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.11%) TCP/IP
2 24 (13.33%) DNS
3 21 (11.67%) DHCP
4 15 (8.33%) LAN
5 14 (7.78%) VPN
6 8 (4.44%) Wireless
6 8 (4.44%) WAN
7 6 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (3.33%) Network Security
8 4 (2.22%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.67%) LDAP
9 3 (1.67%) SMTP
9 3 (1.67%) VoIP
9 3 (1.67%) Broadband
10 1 (0.56%) Firewall
10 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.56%) MySQL
1 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.11%) MSI
2 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 83 (46.11%) Finance
2 25 (13.89%) Banking
3 13 (7.22%) Back Office
4 11 (6.11%) Law
5 9 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.00%) Front Office
6 8 (4.44%) Legal
7 6 (3.33%) German Language
8 3 (1.67%) Advertising
8 3 (1.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.11%) Marketing
10 1 (0.56%) French Language
10 1 (0.56%) Retail
10 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 64 (35.56%) Blackberry
2 17 (9.44%) iPad
3 11 (6.11%) Hedge funds
3 11 (6.11%) Smartphone
4 9 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (3.89%) iPhone
6 7 (3.89%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.22%) PDA
8 2 (1.11%) BBC
8 2 (1.11%) Handset
8 2 (1.11%) Derivative
8 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.56%) HP StorageWorks
9 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.56%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.56%) Statistics
9 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 139 (77.22%) Windows
2 85 (47.22%) Windows 7
3 37 (20.56%) Windows XP
4 18 (10.00%) Android
5 17 (9.44%) Windows 8
6 12 (6.67%) Apple iOS
7 10 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.00%) Mac OS X
9 6 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.78%) Linux
11 4 (2.22%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.11%) UNIX
12 2 (1.11%) CentOS
13 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.44%) ITIL
2 14 (7.78%) Asset Management
3 11 (6.11%) Change Management
4 9 (5.00%) Investment Management
5 8 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 7 (3.89%) Service Management
7 4 (2.22%) CRM
7 4 (2.22%) ITSM
7 4 (2.22%) Migration
7 4 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (2.22%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.22%) Project Planning
7 4 (2.22%) Release Management
7 4 (2.22%) Incident Management
7 4 (2.22%) Software Distribution
7 4 (2.22%) Coaching
8 3 (1.67%) People Management
8 3 (1.67%) Performance Management
8 3 (1.67%) ITIL V3
9 2 (1.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.44%) PowerShell
2 13 (7.22%) SQL
3 6 (3.33%) VB
4 3 (1.67%) VBScript
5 2 (1.11%) C#
6 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.56%) Java
6 1 (0.56%) Perl
6 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (15.56%) Degree
2 26 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (7.78%) MCP
4 10 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.44%) MCSE
6 7 (3.89%) MCSA
7 5 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.22%) MCITP
9 3 (1.67%) MCDST
9 3 (1.67%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.11%) CCNA
10 2 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.56%) MOS
11 1 (0.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.22%) SLA
2 4 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.11%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.00%) XenApp
4 6 (3.33%) vSphere
5 5 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.78%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.56%) Postfix
7 1 (0.56%) XenServer
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.56%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.56%) Samba
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (20.00%) SCCM
2 7 (3.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.67%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.11%) WSUS
4 2 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.11%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.56%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.56%) SCOM
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.56%) Nagios
5 1 (0.56%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 85 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 51 (28.33%) Citrix
3 34 (18.89%) Bloomberg
4 30 (16.67%) Reuters
5 25 (13.89%) Apple
6 17 (9.44%) VMware
7 14 (7.78%) Cisco
8 12 (6.67%) HP
9 11 (6.11%) Lotus
10 7 (3.89%) Symantec
10 7 (3.89%) AppSense
11 6 (3.33%) Dell
12 5 (2.78%) Oracle
13 4 (2.22%) SAP
13 4 (2.22%) Avaya
13 4 (2.22%) Toshiba
13 4 (2.22%) CQG
13 4 (2.22%) Altiris
14 3 (1.67%) Polycom
14 3 (1.67%) Remedy
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 27 days ago