The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
England / East of England
Rank 225 233 233
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 14 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.35% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.36% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 31
Median salary £26,000 £25,500 £23,896
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £33,700 £29,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5633 6678 6963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.95% 97.08% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4646 5503 5630
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the East of England region.

Desktop Support Salary Trend in the East of England

Desktop Support
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +12 10 £26,000 -15.44%
Essex +14 4 - -
Desktop Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 of England region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
3 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 20 (54.05%) MS Office
4 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (32.43%) Office 365
6 11 (29.73%) ITIL
6 11 (29.73%) LAN
7 10 (27.03%) VMware
7 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
7 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
7 10 (27.03%) SCCM
8 9 (24.32%) WAN
8 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
10 7 (18.92%) Service Management
11 6 (16.22%) VPN
11 6 (16.22%) DNS
11 6 (16.22%) SLA
11 6 (16.22%) Cisco
11 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
11 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
12 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
12 5 (13.51%) Finance
12 5 (13.51%) Citrix
13 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
13 4 (10.81%) Thin Client

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (54.05%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) LAN
2 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
2 9 (24.32%) WAN
3 6 (16.22%) DNS
3 6 (16.22%) VPN
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
5 2 (5.41%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Fat Client
1 4 (10.81%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
3 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Android
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Service Management
3 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (8.11%) ITSM
5 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
5 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.41%) Power Management
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) ERP
7 1 (2.70%) People Management
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) MCSA
3 1 (2.70%) MCDST
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) vSphere
3 3 (8.11%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) ZENworks
3 1 (2.70%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco
4 5 (13.51%) Citrix
5 3 (8.11%) AppSense
5 3 (8.11%) Intel Security
5 3 (8.11%) Novell
5 3 (8.11%) Symantec
6 2 (5.41%) Apple
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy
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