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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 163 172 162
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 14 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.38% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 12
Average salary £26,250 £26,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% +3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £22,800 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £37,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
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
3522 3650 3012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.18% 95.37% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2898 3008 2568
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,215
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 +8 7 £22,500 -15.09% 1
Northamptonshire -5 4 £25,250 -8.18%
Leicestershire +19 3 £30,000 +14.28%
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (32.00%) VMware
6 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (24.00%) MS Office
7 6 (24.00%) CCNA
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.00%) MCTS
8 5 (20.00%) MCITP
8 5 (20.00%) DNS
8 5 (20.00%) SLA
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) MCSE
9 4 (16.00%) WAN
9 4 (16.00%) DHCP
9 4 (16.00%) HP
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (12.00%) LAN
10 3 (12.00%) MCSA
10 3 (12.00%) .NET
10 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (12.00%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Lync
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) WAN
3 4 (16.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (12.00%) Law
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) iPhone
1 2 (8.00%) iPad
1 2 (8.00%) PDA
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Android
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (12.00%) Time Management
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) BCP
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CCNA
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) MCTS
2 5 (20.00%) MCITP
2 5 (20.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
2 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (4.00%) DameWare
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Mitel
6 1 (4.00%) F5
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