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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 169 161 160
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 11 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.30% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 7
Average salary £23,000 £19,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £16,250 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £19,150 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,888 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -3.84%
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
3535 3126 3138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.40% 95.30% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2960 2677 2735
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram 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 October 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
Northamptonshire -23 4 £20,500 +7.89% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 3 £31,500 +61.53%
Leicestershire +7 2 £23,750 +31.94%
Lincolnshire +7 1 - -
Derbyshire -13 1 - -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) DNS
2 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
3 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) ITIL
5 10 (34.48%) DHCP
6 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
7 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
7 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (20.69%) Altiris
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (20.69%) WAN
8 6 (20.69%) LAN
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
9 5 (17.24%) VMware
10 4 (13.79%) Wireless
10 4 (13.79%) Symantec
10 4 (13.79%) Citrix
10 4 (13.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco
10 4 (13.79%) FTP
10 4 (13.79%) MCSE
10 4 (13.79%) XenApp
10 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
10 4 (13.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) DNS
2 10 (34.48%) DHCP
3 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.69%) WAN
4 6 (20.69%) LAN
5 4 (13.79%) Wireless
5 4 (13.79%) FTP
6 2 (6.90%) Firewall
7 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
1 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
2 3 (10.34%) Handset
3 1 (3.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
3 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Software Distribution
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Security Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Line Management
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Development
5 1 (3.45%) BCP
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
3 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) MCSA
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.45%) MCITP
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) XenApp
3 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (13.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Altiris
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Symantec
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) SAP
6 2 (6.90%) Remedy
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
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