The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Devon 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.47% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £24,888 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -3.84%
Desktop Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon 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
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
443 244 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 92.87% 92.78% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 381 204 286
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Devon

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Braunton - 5 £22,500 -
Exeter - 1 £22,000 -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 8 (72.73%) Blackberry
2 7 (63.64%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) PMI
3 5 (45.45%) PMI Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Security Management
3 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (45.45%) IP Telephony
3 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
3 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (45.45%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
5 3 (27.27%) MCSE
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) WSUS
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (27.27%) MCP
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) IP Telephony
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco IPT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Blackberry
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) PMI
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Security Management
1 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
1 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) PMI Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (27.27%) WSUS
3 2 (18.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (9.09%) Nagios
4 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM
4 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) CommVault
3 1 (9.09%) Bomgar