The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 59 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 1.47% 0.57% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £24,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crawley 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
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
397 346 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 97.54% 98.02% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 349 297 514
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Crawley

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Military
5 6 (40.00%) Electronics
5 6 (40.00%) 3G
5 6 (40.00%) MS Office
5 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) CA
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (26.67%) SLA
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) Smartphone
7 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
7 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
9 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
9 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
9 2 (13.33%) Nokia
9 2 (13.33%) DNS

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) 3G
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Military
2 6 (40.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (26.67%) Smartphone
1 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) CA
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Nokia
3 2 (13.33%) Altiris