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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 198 211 252
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 68 101 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 0.97% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.02% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 67 90 92
Median salary £32,500 £42,750 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.97% +24.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,450 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £47,950
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
6655 9914 11852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.73% 95.11% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6018 8404 9998
Median salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,000
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 4 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 4 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.

1 111 (83.46%) Windows
2 66 (49.62%) Windows 7
3 65 (48.87%) Active Directory
4 61 (45.86%) Microsoft
5 38 (28.57%) MS Office
6 37 (27.82%) Finance
7 36 (27.07%) Citrix
8 34 (25.56%) VMware
8 34 (25.56%) Degree
9 31 (23.31%) ITIL
10 28 (21.05%) MS Exchange
11 26 (19.55%) Blackberry
11 26 (19.55%) SCCM
12 24 (18.05%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (18.05%) MS Excel
12 24 (18.05%) Legal
13 23 (17.29%) Windows 8
14 20 (15.04%) XenApp
15 17 (12.78%) SQL
15 17 (12.78%) LANDesk
16 16 (12.03%) XenDesktop
16 16 (12.03%) Windows Server
16 16 (12.03%) Symantec
17 15 (11.28%) TCP/IP
17 15 (11.28%) SLA
17 15 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (10.53%) AirWatch
18 14 (10.53%) Reuters
18 14 (10.53%) Bloomberg

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 28 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (9.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 38 (28.57%) MS Office
2 24 (18.05%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Eikon
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.28%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.52%) LAN
2 10 (7.52%) SAN
2 10 (7.52%) VPN
3 9 (6.77%) WAN
4 8 (6.02%) VoIP
5 5 (3.76%) IP Telephony
6 4 (3.01%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.26%) Firewall
8 2 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.50%) DNS
8 2 (1.50%) NAS
8 2 (1.50%) Wireless
9 1 (0.75%) 3G
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.75%) DHCP
9 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.75%) SSL
9 1 (0.75%) VLAN
9 1 (0.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
General
1 37 (27.82%) Finance
2 24 (18.05%) Legal
3 13 (9.77%) Banking
4 9 (6.77%) Law
5 7 (5.26%) Games
6 6 (4.51%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.51%) Retail
7 2 (1.50%) Front Office
7 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.75%) Back Office
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (2.26%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.55%) Blackberry
2 24 (18.05%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.52%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.26%) iPhone
5 5 (3.76%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.76%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.01%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.01%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.01%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.26%) Fintech
7 3 (2.26%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.50%) Equities
9 1 (0.75%) iPad
9 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 111 (83.46%) Windows
2 66 (49.62%) Windows 7
3 23 (17.29%) Windows 8
4 16 (12.03%) Windows Server
5 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.02%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.76%) Linux
9 4 (3.01%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.26%) Android
10 3 (2.26%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.75%) Unix
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) ITIL
2 12 (9.02%) Asset Management
2 12 (9.02%) Problem Management
3 9 (6.77%) Wealth Management
4 8 (6.02%) Document Management
5 7 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.76%) Time Management
7 4 (3.01%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.01%) Patch Management
7 4 (3.01%) Service Management
8 3 (2.26%) ITSM
9 2 (1.50%) CAD
9 2 (1.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.50%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.50%) ITIL V3
10 1 (0.75%) Change Control
10 1 (0.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (0.75%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (0.75%) Process Improvement
10 1 (0.75%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.78%) SQL
2 7 (5.26%) VB.NET
3 5 (3.76%) C
4 4 (3.01%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.50%) VBScript
6 1 (0.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (25.56%) Degree
2 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.01%) MCDST
4 3 (2.26%) CCNA
4 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.26%) MCSA
4 3 (2.26%) MCSE
4 3 (2.26%) MOS
5 2 (1.50%) MCP
6 1 (0.75%) CCNP
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.75%) MCITP
6 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.28%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (48.87%) Active Directory
2 20 (15.04%) XenApp
3 16 (12.03%) XenDesktop
4 10 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.76%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.01%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (19.55%) SCCM
2 14 (10.53%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.50%) Casper Suite
3 2 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.50%) SCSM
4 1 (0.75%) DameWare
4 1 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (45.86%) Microsoft
2 36 (27.07%) Citrix
3 34 (25.56%) VMware
4 17 (12.78%) LANDesk
5 16 (12.03%) Symantec
6 14 (10.53%) Bloomberg
6 14 (10.53%) Reuters
7 9 (6.77%) iManage
8 6 (4.51%) Apple
8 6 (4.51%) Cisco
8 6 (4.51%) HP
8 6 (4.51%) Mitel
9 4 (3.01%) Xerox
10 3 (2.26%) Adobe
11 2 (1.50%) Avaya
11 2 (1.50%) Remedy
11 2 (1.50%) SafeCom
12 1 (0.75%) Altiris
12 1 (0.75%) Bomgar
12 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds
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