The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.56% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+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
175 185 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 98.31% 97.88% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 151 163 198
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -37.77%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 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%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 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%) 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