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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 65 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.60% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £21,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £25,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.08%
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
480 384 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 95.62% 94.81% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 396 331 334
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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
Exeter - 2 £22,500 -
Plymouth - 1 £21,000 -
Desktop Support
South West

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
1 5 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) PMI
1 5 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (50.00%) Security Management
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) MCP
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (10.00%) Bomgar
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) PMI
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Security Management
1 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCDST
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) CommVault
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Bomgar