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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 234 200 239
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 20 61 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.85% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.88% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 55 35
Median salary £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £31,800 £29,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,875
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.52%
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 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
6174 6958 7661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.62% 96.81% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5034 5813 6271
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram 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 7 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
Hertfordshire +12 11 £32,000 +9.40% 2
Bedfordshire +6 4 £28,000 +12.00%
Essex -11 3 £26,000 -5.45%
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £22,750 -18.75% 1
Desktop Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 of England region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (46.00%) MS Office
3 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (32.00%) Windows 7
5 15 (30.00%) ITIL
6 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (24.00%) Windows 8
7 10 (20.00%) LAN
7 10 (20.00%) SCCM
7 10 (20.00%) Office 365
8 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
8 8 (16.00%) WAN
8 8 (16.00%) DNS
8 8 (16.00%) Citrix
8 8 (16.00%) VMware
9 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (14.00%) DHCP
9 7 (14.00%) VPN
9 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (14.00%) Service Management
10 6 (12.00%) Blackberry
10 6 (12.00%) SLA
10 6 (12.00%) Windows 10
10 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
11 5 (10.00%) Driving Licence
11 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.00%) Fat 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 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 23 (46.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.00%) LAN
3 8 (16.00%) DNS
3 8 (16.00%) WAN
4 7 (14.00%) DHCP
4 7 (14.00%) VPN
5 2 (4.00%) Internet
5 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.00%) LDAP
5 2 (4.00%) Skype
6 1 (2.00%) ADSL
6 1 (2.00%) Firewall
6 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 5 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (4.00%) iPhone
4 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (24.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.00%) Android
8 3 (6.00%) Linux
8 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
9 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.00%) Service Management
4 4 (8.00%) ITSM
4 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.00%) Disk Encryption
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.00%) Line Management
6 2 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (4.00%) Power Management
6 2 (4.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (2.00%) Change Management
7 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.00%) People Management
7 1 (2.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.00%) MCP
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.00%) MCDST
4 1 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.00%) XenApp
4 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) ZENworks
3 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Citrix
2 8 (16.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) AppSense
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco
3 4 (8.00%) Dell
3 4 (8.00%) HP
3 4 (8.00%) Novell
4 3 (6.00%) Apple
5 2 (4.00%) Sage
5 2 (4.00%) Symantec
6 1 (2.00%) Altiris
6 1 (2.00%) Compaq
6 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.00%) Nortel
6 1 (2.00%) Remedy
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