The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank - 41 51
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon - 1.02% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.05% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £24,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.51%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +4.08%
Desktop Support
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
196 286 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 96.55% 97.61% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 163 240 339
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £54,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Croydon

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Novell
2 1 (50.00%) Peregrine
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Novell
1 1 (50.00%) Peregrine
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy