The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 174 164 149
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 8 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.39% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 13
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £19,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £26,100 £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Desktop Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3719 3565 3033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.37% 96.48% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3043 2944 2547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,454
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Desktop Support
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire -9 4 £23,500 -11.32%
Northamptonshire +5 2 £20,750 -5.68%
Lincolnshire +2 2 £22,500 -13.46% 2
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 7 (53.85%) MS Office
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) MCSE
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) CCNA
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) MCTS
6 4 (30.77%) MCITP
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (23.08%) iPhone
7 3 (23.08%) SLA
7 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) Apple
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 2 (15.38%) MCSA

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 3 (23.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Time Management
1 1 (7.69%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) MCTS
2 4 (30.77%) MCITP
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (7.69%) DameWare
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Apple
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
Spalding
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £34000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago