The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Colchester region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank - - 37
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester - - 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,250 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.88% +4.00%
Desktop Support
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester 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
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
196 152 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 98.00% 94.41% 99.13%
Number of salaries quoted 175 132 203
Median salary £42,500 £26,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -42.22%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Colchester region.

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Colchester

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Colchester region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Acronis
2 1 (50.00%) Sage 50
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) AVG
2 1 (50.00%) Synology
2 1 (50.00%) SmoothWall
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Trend Micro
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) IMAP
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) POP3
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SmoothWall
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Acronis
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) AVG
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Synology
2 1 (50.00%) Toshiba
2 1 (50.00%) Trend Micro
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) ZyXEL