The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 157 150 167
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 15 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.47% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.49% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 4
Average salary £24,750 £20,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.75% -31.03%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,075
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3609 3049 3261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.57% 95.52% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3027 2603 2837
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Lincolnshire +18 5 £23,000 +15.00%
Leicestershire - 5 £25,000 -
Northamptonshire -14 4 £22,250 +17.10%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £26,500 - 2
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (42.86%) DNS
3 12 (42.86%) ITIL
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) DHCP
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) WAN
5 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 6 (21.43%) VMware
6 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (21.43%) Altiris
7 5 (17.86%) Citrix
7 5 (17.86%) LAN
7 5 (17.86%) MCSE
7 5 (17.86%) Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) Migration
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (14.29%) Symantec
8 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
8 4 (14.29%) FTP
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco
8 4 (14.29%) XenApp
8 4 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) DNS
2 8 (28.57%) DHCP
3 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (25.00%) WAN
4 5 (17.86%) LAN
4 5 (17.86%) Wireless
5 4 (14.29%) FTP
6 3 (10.71%) Firewall
7 1 (3.57%) WLAN
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
1 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
2 3 (10.71%) Handset
3 1 (3.57%) EPoS
3 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Software Distribution
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (10.71%) Security Management
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Business Development
6 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) BCP
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) MCTS
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
4 1 (3.57%) HNC
4 1 (3.57%) CCA
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) XenApp
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) VMware
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 6 (21.43%) Altiris
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) Symantec
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Dell
4 3 (10.71%) SAP
5 2 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
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IDEX Corporation
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