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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 160 166 173
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 11 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.35% 0.42% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.43% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 6
Median salary £19,000 £24,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -15.04%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.05%
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
3083 3486 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.56% 97.51% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2461 2758 3010
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire +7 7 £19,000 -36.13%
Northamptonshire +2 2 £25,000 +4.16%
Lincolnshire -14 2 £24,500 -36.36%
Desktop Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 33 (97.06%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) MS Office
3 16 (47.06%) Fat Client
3 16 (47.06%) Intel
3 16 (47.06%) Thin Client
4 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.59%) VMware
6 7 (20.59%) Application Packaging
7 6 (17.65%) SCCM
7 6 (17.65%) ITIL
7 6 (17.65%) Windows 10
8 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
8 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
9 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
9 4 (11.76%) Firewall
9 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (8.82%) AirWatch
10 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
10 3 (8.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.82%) Altiris
10 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
10 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
10 3 (8.82%) Polycom
10 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
10 3 (8.82%) Symantec
10 3 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus

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 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (64.71%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) GSM
2 3 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (8.82%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) SNMP
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Fat Client
1 16 (47.06%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Application Packaging
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.94%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) AirWatch
2 3 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Intel
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Altiris
4 3 (8.82%) Apple
4 3 (8.82%) Cognizant
4 3 (8.82%) Polycom
4 3 (8.82%) Symantec
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix