The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 238 262 211
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 93 67 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.56% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.60% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 79 57 109
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £24,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11420 11191 12174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 93.13% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9630 9758 11099
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Desktop Support
London

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014, 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.

1 138 (81.18%) Windows
2 83 (48.82%) Windows 7
3 73 (42.94%) MS Office
3 73 (42.94%) Microsoft
4 72 (42.35%) Active Directory
5 61 (35.88%) Finance
6 57 (33.53%) Blackberry
7 48 (28.24%) ITIL
8 44 (25.88%) Citrix
9 42 (24.71%) Windows XP
10 36 (21.18%) Apple
11 35 (20.59%) MS Excel
12 30 (17.65%) MS Exchange
12 30 (17.65%) SCCM
13 29 (17.06%) TCP/IP
14 26 (15.29%) Bloomberg
15 24 (14.12%) Reuters
16 22 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (12.94%) Degree
17 20 (11.76%) Windows 8
17 20 (11.76%) DNS
18 19 (11.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 18 (10.59%) SLA
20 17 (10.00%) VPN
20 17 (10.00%) VMware
20 17 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
21 16 (9.41%) Smartphone
21 16 (9.41%) Asset Management
21 16 (9.41%) Banking
21 16 (9.41%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 30 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (9.41%) IBM Notes
4 11 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.53%) Lync
6 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.18%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.59%) IIS
9 1 (0.59%) Apache
9 1 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 73 (42.94%) MS Office
2 35 (20.59%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.06%) TCP/IP
2 20 (11.76%) DNS
3 17 (10.00%) VPN
4 16 (9.41%) DHCP
5 14 (8.24%) LAN
6 11 (6.47%) WAN
7 8 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.94%) Wireless
8 5 (2.94%) VoIP
9 3 (1.76%) LDAP
9 3 (1.76%) Broadband
9 3 (1.76%) Firewall
9 3 (1.76%) Network Security
10 2 (1.18%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.18%) ADSL
10 2 (1.18%) SMTP
11 1 (0.59%) IPX
11 1 (0.59%) IPX/SPX
11 1 (0.59%) Internet
11 1 (0.59%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) MSI
General
1 61 (35.88%) Finance
2 16 (9.41%) Banking
3 13 (7.65%) Law
4 12 (7.06%) Front Office
5 9 (5.29%) Back Office
5 9 (5.29%) Legal
6 5 (2.94%) German Language
7 4 (2.35%) Advertising
8 3 (1.76%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.18%) Retail
9 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Marketing
10 1 (0.59%) French Language
10 1 (0.59%) Publishing
10 1 (0.59%) Games
10 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.76%) X-Windows
1 3 (1.76%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.18%) Web Services
3 1 (0.59%) jQuery
3 1 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.59%) HTML
3 1 (0.59%) .NET
3 1 (0.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (33.53%) Blackberry
2 16 (9.41%) Smartphone
3 14 (8.24%) iPad
4 11 (6.47%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.29%) Hedge funds
6 8 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (4.71%) iPhone
7 4 (2.35%) PDA
8 3 (1.76%) PKI
9 2 (1.18%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.18%) BBC
9 2 (1.18%) Handset
9 2 (1.18%) Derivative
9 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.59%) New Media
10 1 (0.59%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.59%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 138 (81.18%) Windows
2 83 (48.82%) Windows 7
3 42 (24.71%) Windows XP
4 20 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 17 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (7.06%) Apple iOS
8 11 (6.47%) Android
9 9 (5.29%) Mac OS X
10 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (3.53%) UNIX
11 6 (3.53%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.35%) Linux
13 1 (0.59%) CentOS
13 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.24%) ITIL
2 16 (9.41%) Asset Management
3 11 (6.47%) Project Planning
4 9 (5.29%) Service Management
5 8 (4.71%) Migration
5 8 (4.71%) Investment Management
6 6 (3.53%) Release Management
6 6 (3.53%) Service Delivery
7 5 (2.94%) ITSM
7 5 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.94%) ITIL V3
8 4 (2.35%) Change Management
9 3 (1.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (1.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (1.76%) Software Distribution
9 3 (1.76%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.18%) Workflow
10 2 (1.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.18%) CRM
10 2 (1.18%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.06%) SQL
2 10 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.35%) VB
4 3 (1.76%) C#
5 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.18%) VBScript
6 1 (0.59%) Perl
6 1 (0.59%) Python
6 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.59%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 22 (12.94%) Degree
2 11 (6.47%) MCP
3 9 (5.29%) MCITP
4 8 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.71%) CCNA
5 7 (4.12%) MCSE
5 7 (4.12%) MCSA
6 2 (1.18%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.18%) MCDST
6 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.59%) MOS
7 1 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.59%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 72 (42.35%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.12%) XenApp
4 6 (3.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (3.53%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.94%) vSphere
6 3 (1.76%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.76%) XenServer
7 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.59%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.59%) Postfix
8 1 (0.59%) Samba
Systems Management
1 30 (17.65%) SCCM
2 4 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.18%) WSUS
3 2 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.59%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.59%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.59%) Nagios
4 1 (0.59%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 73 (42.94%) Microsoft
2 44 (25.88%) Citrix
3 36 (21.18%) Apple
4 26 (15.29%) Bloomberg
5 24 (14.12%) Reuters
6 17 (10.00%) VMware
7 16 (9.41%) Lotus
8 13 (7.65%) Cisco
9 9 (5.29%) HP
10 8 (4.71%) Dell
11 6 (3.53%) Remedy
12 5 (2.94%) AppSense
12 5 (2.94%) Fidessa
12 5 (2.94%) Avaya
13 4 (2.35%) Intel
13 4 (2.35%) Symantec
14 3 (1.76%) Polycom
14 3 (1.76%) BMC
15 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
15 2 (1.18%) SAP
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