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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 161 174 175
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 11 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.35% 0.14% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.14% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 15
Median salary £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £21,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,900 £37,800
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
3080 3500 3657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.22% 97.11% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2503 2890 3071
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,458
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 28 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Leicestershire +10 3 £25,500 -0.97%
Nottinghamshire +6 2 £31,250 +40.44%
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire +11 1 - -
Desktop Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
3 15 (53.57%) Windows Server
4 13 (46.43%) VMware
5 11 (39.29%) SCCM
6 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (32.14%) Migration
6 9 (32.14%) Cisco
7 8 (28.57%) Apple
7 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 8 (28.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 8 (28.57%) Windows 8
8 7 (25.00%) Citrix
8 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (21.43%) Office 365
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
10 5 (17.86%) DNS
11 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
11 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (14.29%) Application Packaging
11 4 (14.29%) XenApp
11 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (10.71%) SCDPM
12 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
12 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) FTP
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
2 15 (53.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Migration
2 8 (28.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Application Packaging
5 3 (10.71%) ERP
5 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) HND
1 1 (3.57%) MCP
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (10.71%) SCDPM
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco
3 8 (28.57%) Apple
4 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Altiris
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.57%) MobileIron