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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 192 224 271
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 67 86 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 0.85% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.89% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 63 74 86
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £27,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median 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
6323 9652 12062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.70% 94.90% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5781 8244 10207
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,454 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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.

1 115 (82.73%) Windows
2 72 (51.80%) Active Directory
3 65 (46.76%) Windows 7
4 59 (42.45%) Microsoft
5 44 (31.65%) Citrix
6 43 (30.94%) MS Office
7 40 (28.78%) VMware
8 36 (25.90%) Finance
9 32 (23.02%) Degree
10 30 (21.58%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (21.58%) MS Exchange
11 29 (20.86%) Legal
12 28 (20.14%) ITIL
13 27 (19.42%) Blackberry
14 25 (17.99%) SCCM
15 23 (16.55%) XenApp
16 21 (15.11%) MS Excel
16 21 (15.11%) XenDesktop
16 21 (15.11%) LANDesk
16 21 (15.11%) Windows 8
17 20 (14.39%) AirWatch
17 20 (14.39%) Windows Server
17 20 (14.39%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (14.39%) Symantec
18 17 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2010
19 16 (11.51%) TCP/IP
20 14 (10.07%) SQL
20 14 (10.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 14 (10.07%) Bloomberg
20 14 (10.07%) Office 365

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 30 (21.58%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (30.94%) MS Office
2 21 (15.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Eikon
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.72%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.07%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Dropbox
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.51%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.63%) LAN
3 10 (7.19%) VPN
4 9 (6.47%) SAN
4 9 (6.47%) VoIP
4 9 (6.47%) WAN
5 6 (4.32%) IP Telephony
6 3 (2.16%) DNS
6 3 (2.16%) Firewall
6 3 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.44%) NAS
7 2 (1.44%) Wireless
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.72%) DHCP
8 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.72%) Skype
8 1 (0.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 36 (25.90%) Finance
2 29 (20.86%) Legal
3 13 (9.35%) Banking
4 10 (7.19%) Retail
5 9 (6.47%) Law
6 8 (5.76%) Games
7 6 (4.32%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.44%) Front Office
9 1 (0.72%) Back Office
9 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.72%) Publishing
9 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.60%) .NET
2 3 (2.16%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.58%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (19.42%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.47%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.32%) iPhone
4 6 (4.32%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.88%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.88%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.16%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.16%) Fintech
6 3 (2.16%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.16%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.44%) Equities
7 2 (1.44%) iPad
7 2 (1.44%) User Experience
8 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 115 (82.73%) Windows
2 65 (46.76%) Windows 7
3 21 (15.11%) Windows 8
4 20 (14.39%) Windows Server
4 20 (14.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.04%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.32%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.88%) Linux
8 4 (2.88%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.16%) Android
10 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.14%) ITIL
2 10 (7.19%) Asset Management
3 8 (5.76%) Document Management
3 8 (5.76%) Problem Management
3 8 (5.76%) Service Delivery
3 8 (5.76%) Wealth Management
4 5 (3.60%) Time Management
5 4 (2.88%) Mentoring
5 4 (2.88%) Patch Management
5 4 (2.88%) Service Management
6 3 (2.16%) ITIL V3
6 3 (2.16%) ITSM
6 3 (2.16%) Migration
7 2 (1.44%) CAD
7 2 (1.44%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (1.44%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (0.72%) Information Security
8 1 (0.72%) Process Management
8 1 (0.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.07%) SQL
2 5 (3.60%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.60%) VB.NET
3 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.16%) C
5 2 (1.44%) Java
5 2 (1.44%) VBScript
6 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (23.02%) Degree
2 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.60%) MCDST
3 5 (3.60%) MCSE
4 4 (2.88%) MCP
5 3 (2.16%) CCNA
5 3 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.16%) MOS
6 2 (1.44%) MCSA
7 1 (0.72%) CCNP
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.72%) MCITP
7 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (51.80%) Active Directory
2 23 (16.55%) XenApp
3 21 (15.11%) XenDesktop
4 10 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (5.04%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (17.99%) SCCM
2 20 (14.39%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.88%) WSUS
4 2 (1.44%) Casper Suite
4 2 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.44%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.72%) SCSM
5 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.72%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.72%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 59 (42.45%) Microsoft
2 44 (31.65%) Citrix
3 40 (28.78%) VMware
4 21 (15.11%) LANDesk
5 20 (14.39%) Symantec
6 14 (10.07%) Bloomberg
7 13 (9.35%) Reuters
8 10 (7.19%) Cisco
9 9 (6.47%) iManage
10 8 (5.76%) Mitel
11 6 (4.32%) HP
12 5 (3.60%) Apple
13 4 (2.88%) Fidessa
13 4 (2.88%) Xerox
14 3 (2.16%) Adobe
14 3 (2.16%) FactSet
15 2 (1.44%) Meraki
15 2 (1.44%) Remedy
16 1 (0.72%) Intel Security
16 1 (0.72%) Sophos
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