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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 155 155 193
Rank change year-on-year
0 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 14 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.44% 0.57% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.58% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 4
Average salary £28,136 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.48% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,350 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,909 £29,300 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
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
3071 3094 3505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.00% 97.36% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2393 2554 2870
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £50,000 £53,458
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016. 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
Derbyshire - 7 £32,909 - 1
Leicestershire +4 3 £32,500 +1.56%
Northamptonshire -3 3 £22,500 -22.41% 1
Nottinghamshire -2 1 £22,000 -20.00%
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
3 15 (51.72%) Windows 7
4 11 (37.93%) VMware
5 10 (34.48%) SCCM
5 10 (34.48%) Windows 8
5 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
6 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (31.03%) Apple
7 8 (27.59%) Migration
8 7 (24.14%) Incident Management
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco
9 6 (20.69%) LANDesk
9 6 (20.69%) Office 365
9 6 (20.69%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (20.69%) MobileIron
10 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
11 4 (13.79%) ITIL
11 4 (13.79%) MS Office
11 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
11 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (10.34%) SCOM
12 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (10.34%) SQL
12 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
12 3 (10.34%) DNS
13 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (6.90%) IIS
13 2 (6.90%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows 7
3 10 (34.48%) Windows 8
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Incident Management
3 6 (20.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) ERP
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Data Security
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.45%) Network Design
6 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.45%) Security Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) MCSA
1 2 (6.90%) MCSE
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) HND
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Apple
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) LANDesk
4 6 (20.69%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
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