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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
London / City of London
Rank 198 194 212
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 37 58 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.91% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.95% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 95
Median salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,150 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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
4872 6127 9820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.94% 95.88% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4440 5496 8565
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 64 (76.19%) Windows
2 60 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 41 (48.81%) Finance
4 36 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 36 (42.86%) Citrix
5 33 (39.29%) MS Office
6 32 (38.10%) Windows 7
7 27 (32.14%) ITIL
8 25 (29.76%) MS Excel
9 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 18 (21.43%) Apple
10 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (17.86%) Bloomberg
11 15 (17.86%) Banking
12 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 14 (16.67%) Windows 10
13 13 (15.48%) SCCM
13 13 (15.48%) VMware
14 12 (14.29%) Reuters
14 12 (14.29%) Office 365
15 11 (13.10%) PowerShell
15 11 (13.10%) VPN
16 10 (11.90%) Legal
16 10 (11.90%) Service Management
16 10 (11.90%) Windows Server
17 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (10.71%) Linux
17 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
18 8 (9.52%) LAN
18 8 (9.52%) Sage

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 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.38%) Apache
6 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.19%) IIS
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (39.29%) MS Office
2 25 (29.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.19%) Dropbox
4 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.10%) VPN
3 8 (9.52%) LAN
4 5 (5.95%) DHCP
4 5 (5.95%) DNS
4 5 (5.95%) Skype
4 5 (5.95%) WAN
5 4 (4.76%) Firewall
5 4 (4.76%) Internet
6 3 (3.57%) SMTP
6 3 (3.57%) VoIP
7 2 (2.38%) FTP
7 2 (2.38%) HTTP
7 2 (2.38%) SAN
7 2 (2.38%) Wireless
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.19%) SNMP
8 1 (1.19%) Softphone
8 1 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) FrontPage
2 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 41 (48.81%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Banking
3 10 (11.90%) Legal
4 7 (8.33%) Advertising
5 6 (7.14%) Law
6 2 (2.38%) Back Office
6 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.38%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.38%) Publishing
7 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) HTML
1 2 (2.38%) XML
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 6 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 6 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 5 (5.95%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.76%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.38%) iPad
5 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.38%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.19%) BYOD
6 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) iPhone
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (76.19%) Windows
2 32 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 14 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 10 (11.90%) Windows Server
5 9 (10.71%) Linux
5 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.14%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.57%) Android
9 3 (3.57%) Unix
10 2 (2.38%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) ITIL
2 10 (11.90%) Service Management
3 7 (8.33%) Migration
4 5 (5.95%) Application Packaging
5 3 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.38%) Coaching
6 2 (2.38%) CRM
6 2 (2.38%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.38%) Line Management
6 2 (2.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.38%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.38%) Web Development
7 1 (1.19%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.19%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.19%) Presales
7 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.19%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.14%) VBA
3 3 (3.57%) SQL
4 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.19%) Java
5 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.33%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) MCSE
3 5 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.76%) MCP
4 4 (4.76%) MCSA
5 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.57%) MCITP
5 3 (3.57%) MOS
6 2 (2.38%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.38%) MCTS
6 2 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.19%) CCNA
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.14%) XenApp
2 6 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) SCCM
2 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.19%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 36 (42.86%) Citrix
1 36 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) Apple
3 15 (17.86%) Bloomberg
4 13 (15.48%) VMware
5 12 (14.29%) Reuters
6 8 (9.52%) Sage
7 5 (5.95%) Cisco
7 5 (5.95%) Polycom
8 3 (3.57%) Avaya
8 3 (3.57%) Fidessa
9 2 (2.38%) Interwoven
9 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.38%) Trend Micro
9 2 (2.38%) Veeam
10 1 (1.19%) Acronis
10 1 (1.19%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.19%) FactSet
10 1 (1.19%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.19%) WatchGuard
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