The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East Midlands region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
England / East Midlands
Rank 153 150 147
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 6 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.54% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.55% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 21
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,875 £32,909 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +3.92%

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
2753 3080 3075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.70% 97.44% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2234 2419 2520
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +13 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Derbyshire +7 2 £25,125 -23.65%
Nottinghamshire -6 1 £19,000 -13.63%
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) MS Office
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Fat Client
3 7 (41.18%) Intel
3 7 (41.18%) Thin Client
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
6 4 (23.53%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (23.53%) SCCM
7 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
8 2 (11.76%) Legal
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Citrix
8 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
8 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
9 1 (5.88%) Polycom
9 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (5.88%) XenApp
9 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.88%) Altiris

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) GSM
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Fat Client
1 7 (41.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Intel
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Altiris
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
4 1 (5.88%) Polycom
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec