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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 190 239 248
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 66 76 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 0.72% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.76% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 57 67 83
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +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
6014 9992 11730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.99% 95.03% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5480 8554 9801
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 27 July 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 27 July 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.

1 118 (84.89%) Windows
2 78 (56.12%) Active Directory
3 64 (46.04%) Windows 7
4 59 (42.45%) Microsoft
5 50 (35.97%) MS Office
6 49 (35.25%) Citrix
7 40 (28.78%) Finance
8 38 (27.34%) VMware
9 35 (25.18%) SCCM
10 33 (23.74%) MS Exchange
11 30 (21.58%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (20.86%) Legal
13 27 (19.42%) ITIL
14 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (17.99%) XenDesktop
15 24 (17.27%) Bloomberg
16 23 (16.55%) Symantec
16 23 (16.55%) Blackberry
16 23 (16.55%) Degree
17 22 (15.83%) Office 365
18 21 (15.11%) LANDesk
18 21 (15.11%) XenApp
19 20 (14.39%) AirWatch
19 20 (14.39%) TCP/IP
20 19 (13.67%) Windows Server
20 19 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
21 18 (12.95%) MS Excel
21 18 (12.95%) Reuters
22 17 (12.23%) Windows 10
23 15 (10.79%) Cisco

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 33 (23.74%) MS Exchange
2 19 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (3.60%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 50 (35.97%) MS Office
2 18 (12.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Eikon
2 4 (2.88%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.83%) Office 365
2 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.60%) OneDrive
3 4 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.88%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.39%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.63%) LAN
2 12 (8.63%) VoIP
3 10 (7.19%) VPN
4 6 (4.32%) SAN
5 5 (3.60%) Skype
6 4 (2.88%) WAN
7 3 (2.16%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.44%) DNS
8 2 (1.44%) NAS
8 2 (1.44%) WebEx
8 2 (1.44%) Wireless
9 1 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.72%) DHCP
9 1 (0.72%) Firewall
9 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 40 (28.78%) Finance
2 29 (20.86%) Legal
3 13 (9.35%) Banking
3 13 (9.35%) Retail
4 11 (7.91%) Games
5 8 (5.76%) Law
6 6 (4.32%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.60%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.72%) Front Office
9 1 (0.72%) Marketing
9 1 (0.72%) Publishing
9 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.58%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (16.55%) Blackberry
3 8 (5.76%) Smartphone
4 7 (5.04%) iPhone
5 6 (4.32%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.60%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.16%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.16%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (2.16%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.44%) Fintech
9 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.44%) User Experience
10 1 (0.72%) Equities
10 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.72%) iPad
10 1 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 118 (84.89%) Windows
2 64 (46.04%) Windows 7
3 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (13.67%) Windows Server
5 17 (12.23%) Windows 10
6 14 (10.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (9.35%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.04%) Mac OS X
9 6 (4.32%) Linux
9 6 (4.32%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.88%) Android
11 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.16%) Unix
12 2 (1.44%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.42%) ITIL
2 11 (7.91%) Service Delivery
3 8 (5.76%) Document Management
3 8 (5.76%) Migration
4 7 (5.04%) Asset Management
5 6 (4.32%) Service Management
6 4 (2.88%) Mentoring
6 4 (2.88%) Problem Management
6 4 (2.88%) Wealth Management
7 3 (2.16%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.16%) ITSM
8 2 (1.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.44%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (1.44%) Line Management
8 2 (1.44%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (1.44%) Patch Management
8 2 (1.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (0.72%) Application Virtualisation
9 1 (0.72%) Game Development
9 1 (0.72%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.76%) SQL
2 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.16%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.44%) Java
5 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.72%) VBA
6 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (16.55%) Degree
2 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.76%) MCP
4 7 (5.04%) MCSE
5 5 (3.60%) MCDST
6 2 (1.44%) CCNA
6 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.44%) MCSA
6 2 (1.44%) MOS
7 1 (0.72%) ACSP
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (56.12%) Active Directory
2 25 (17.99%) XenDesktop
3 21 (15.11%) XenApp
4 10 (7.19%) Terminal Services
5 9 (6.47%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.88%) vSphere
9 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 35 (25.18%) SCCM
2 20 (14.39%) AirWatch
3 9 (6.47%) WSUS
4 4 (2.88%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.88%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.44%) Casper Suite
5 2 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.44%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.72%) SCSM
6 1 (0.72%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.72%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 59 (42.45%) Microsoft
2 49 (35.25%) Citrix
3 38 (27.34%) VMware
4 24 (17.27%) Bloomberg
5 23 (16.55%) Symantec
6 21 (15.11%) LANDesk
7 18 (12.95%) Reuters
8 15 (10.79%) Cisco
9 11 (7.91%) Fidessa
10 10 (7.19%) Apple
10 10 (7.19%) Mitel
11 8 (5.76%) iManage
12 7 (5.04%) FactSet
13 6 (4.32%) HP
14 5 (3.60%) Intel Security
14 5 (3.60%) Xerox
15 4 (2.88%) Altiris
16 3 (2.16%) Adobe
16 3 (2.16%) Polycom
17 2 (1.44%) Meraki
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