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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 217 271 247
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 83 77 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 0.61% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.65% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 72 73 71
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £43,500 £47,500
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
9379 11763 10871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.49% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8047 9959 9358
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,450 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 May 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 27 May 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.

1 182 (91.00%) Windows
2 141 (70.50%) Active Directory
3 124 (62.00%) Microsoft
4 118 (59.00%) Windows 7
5 111 (55.50%) Finance
6 103 (51.50%) Blackberry
7 95 (47.50%) ITIL
8 90 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 76 (38.00%) MCSE
10 68 (34.00%) Banking
11 61 (30.50%) MCP
12 60 (30.00%) Investment Banking
13 55 (27.50%) MS Office
14 53 (26.50%) Service Delivery
15 52 (26.00%) Financial Institution
16 51 (25.50%) Service Management
16 51 (25.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 51 (25.50%) Front Office
16 51 (25.50%) ServiceNow
17 49 (24.50%) Business Continuity Management
17 49 (24.50%) Business Continuity
18 47 (23.50%) Citrix
19 36 (18.00%) MS Excel
20 35 (17.50%) MS Exchange
21 33 (16.50%) Reuters
22 29 (14.50%) VMware
23 25 (12.50%) Windows XP
23 25 (12.50%) XenApp
24 24 (12.00%) Cisco
25 22 (11.00%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 51 (25.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 35 (17.50%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.50%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.50%) Lync
6 2 (1.00%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Apache
7 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 55 (27.50%) MS Office
2 36 (18.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.00%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.50%) Office 365
2 4 (2.00%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.50%) VPN
2 15 (7.50%) DHCP
3 14 (7.00%) LAN
4 13 (6.50%) DNS
5 9 (4.50%) WAN
5 9 (4.50%) IP Telephony
5 9 (4.50%) Network Security
6 6 (3.00%) VoIP
7 5 (2.50%) Firewall
8 3 (1.50%) Wireless
8 3 (1.50%) SAN
9 2 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.50%) NetScreen
10 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.50%) ADSL
10 1 (0.50%) IPv4
10 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 111 (55.50%) Finance
2 68 (34.00%) Banking
3 60 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 52 (26.00%) Financial Institution
5 51 (25.50%) Front Office
6 9 (4.50%) Legal
7 7 (3.50%) Law
8 5 (2.50%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.00%) Retail
10 2 (1.00%) Advertising
10 2 (1.00%) Marketing
11 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.50%) Back Office
11 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.50%) COM
2 2 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 103 (51.50%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 7 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.00%) iPhone
4 6 (3.00%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.00%) CMDB
6 3 (1.50%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.50%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.50%) iPad
7 1 (0.50%) BYOD
7 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.50%) Xserve
7 1 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.50%) NHS
7 1 (0.50%) Wiki
7 1 (0.50%) DTV
7 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 182 (91.00%) Windows
2 118 (59.00%) Windows 7
3 25 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 21 (10.50%) Windows 8
5 16 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.00%) Linux
8 8 (4.00%) Mac OS X
8 8 (4.00%) Windows Vista
9 7 (3.50%) UNIX
10 6 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.00%) AIX
11 4 (2.00%) Solaris
11 4 (2.00%) Android
12 3 (1.50%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.50%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.50%) Debian
13 1 (0.50%) Gentoo
13 1 (0.50%) Fedora
13 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (47.50%) ITIL
2 53 (26.50%) Service Delivery
3 51 (25.50%) Service Management
4 49 (24.50%) Business Continuity
4 49 (24.50%) Business Continuity Management
5 7 (3.50%) Change Management
6 6 (3.00%) Investment Management
7 5 (2.50%) Asset Management
7 5 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.00%) Project Management
9 3 (1.50%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (1.50%) Workflow
9 3 (1.50%) Network Design
9 3 (1.50%) Fund Management
10 2 (1.00%) Project Planning
10 2 (1.00%) Release Management
10 2 (1.00%) Software Deployment
10 2 (1.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.50%) SQL
3 1 (0.50%) VBScript
3 1 (0.50%) VB
3 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.50%) Python
3 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 90 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (38.00%) MCSE
3 61 (30.50%) MCP
4 21 (10.50%) MCSA
5 14 (7.00%) Degree
6 10 (5.00%) MCDST
7 8 (4.00%) MCITP
8 7 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.00%) MOS
9 4 (2.00%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.00%) CCNA
9 4 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.00%) ACSP
11 1 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 141 (70.50%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.50%) XenApp
3 21 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (9.00%) Hyper-V
4 18 (9.00%) Xen
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (7.00%) SCCM
2 5 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (2.50%) WSUS
3 1 (0.50%) DameWare
3 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.50%) Casper Suite
3 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 124 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (25.50%) ServiceNow
3 47 (23.50%) Citrix
4 33 (16.50%) Reuters
5 29 (14.50%) VMware
6 24 (12.00%) Cisco
7 21 (10.50%) Bloomberg
8 18 (9.00%) Wyse
8 18 (9.00%) FactSet
9 14 (7.00%) Apple
10 10 (5.00%) Avaya
11 7 (3.50%) Altiris
12 5 (2.50%) Mitel
12 5 (2.50%) Symantec
12 5 (2.50%) Fidessa
13 4 (2.00%) HP
14 3 (1.50%) Intel
14 3 (1.50%) Lotus
14 3 (1.50%) MobileIron
14 3 (1.50%) LANDesk
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