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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 210 234 244
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 35 47 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.62% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.64% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 23
Median salary £26,000 £27,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £32,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
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
6253 7330 7770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.07% 96.68% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5320 6112 6485
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +29 19 £22,500 -19.64% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 8 £26,000 -25.17%
Essex -1 4 £33,750 +50.00% 1
Suffolk -4 3 £26,500 -1.85%
Bedfordshire +9 1 £32,000 +28.00%
Desktop Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 62 (88.57%) Windows
2 39 (55.71%) Active Directory
3 36 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 30 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 24 (34.29%) MS Office
6 21 (30.00%) Windows 8
7 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
7 17 (24.29%) LAN
7 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
8 16 (22.86%) VMware
8 16 (22.86%) WAN
8 16 (22.86%) DNS
9 15 (21.43%) Windows Server
10 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (18.57%) Blackberry
12 12 (17.14%) VPN
12 12 (17.14%) Citrix
12 12 (17.14%) ITIL
13 11 (15.71%) DHCP
13 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (14.29%) Cisco
15 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (12.86%) Smartphone
15 9 (12.86%) Windows 10
16 8 (11.43%) Skype for Business
16 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (11.43%) SLA
17 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (10.00%) HP
17 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange

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 8 (11.43%) Skype for Business
2 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.43%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (34.29%) MS Office
2 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (8.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.29%) LAN
1 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
2 16 (22.86%) DNS
2 16 (22.86%) WAN
3 12 (17.14%) VPN
4 11 (15.71%) DHCP
5 7 (10.00%) Skype
6 2 (2.86%) ADSL
6 2 (2.86%) Internet
6 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.86%) LDAP
6 2 (2.86%) SAN
7 1 (1.43%) DSL
7 1 (1.43%) Firewall
7 1 (1.43%) Intranet
7 1 (1.43%) MPLS
7 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.43%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.43%) VoIP
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Blackberry
2 9 (12.86%) Smartphone
3 5 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 5 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (7.14%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.86%) iPad
5 2 (2.86%) iPhone
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (88.57%) Windows
2 30 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 21 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 15 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (12.86%) Windows 10
8 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (8.57%) Android
10 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.86%) Linux
11 2 (2.86%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) ITIL
2 6 (8.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (8.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 5 (7.14%) ITSM
3 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.71%) Application Packaging
4 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.29%) Service Management
6 2 (2.86%) CRM
6 2 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.86%) Line Management
6 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.43%) Analytics
7 1 (1.43%) B2B
7 1 (1.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.43%) IT Audit
7 1 (1.43%) Software Delivery
7 1 (1.43%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.43%) VB
1 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.71%) MCP
3 3 (4.29%) MCSA
4 2 (2.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (55.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.57%) XenApp
4 5 (7.14%) vSphere
4 5 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) SCCM
2 6 (8.57%) WSUS
3 3 (4.29%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.43%) SCOM
4 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.86%) VMware
3 12 (17.14%) Citrix
4 10 (14.29%) Cisco
5 7 (10.00%) Apple
5 7 (10.00%) HP
6 6 (8.57%) Dell
7 5 (7.14%) AppSense
8 4 (5.71%) Novell
9 2 (2.86%) Nortel
9 2 (2.86%) Sage
9 2 (2.86%) Symantec
10 1 (1.43%) Altiris
10 1 (1.43%) Avaya
10 1 (1.43%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.43%) Compaq
10 1 (1.43%) Google
10 1 (1.43%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.43%) Nokia
10 1 (1.43%) Sophos
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