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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 217 205 227
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 28 62 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.85% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.89% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21 57 19
Median salary £26,000 £28,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,520
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +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
5973 6968 7360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.09% 96.03% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4958 5921 5977
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 £26,000 -11.11% 4
Cambridgeshire -2 5 £25,250 -21.09%
Essex -16 5 £26,000 +13.04%
Bedfordshire - 4 £32,000 -
Suffolk -6 3 £26,500 -3.63%
Desktop Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 45 (77.59%) Windows
2 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 30 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 25 (43.10%) MS Office
4 16 (27.59%) Windows 7
5 15 (25.86%) ITIL
6 14 (24.14%) Windows 8
7 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
8 10 (17.24%) DHCP
8 10 (17.24%) VPN
8 10 (17.24%) DNS
9 9 (15.52%) Citrix
9 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (15.52%) Windows 10
10 8 (13.79%) Skype for Business
10 8 (13.79%) Blackberry
10 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
11 7 (12.07%) Finance
11 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (12.07%) SCCM
11 7 (12.07%) SLA
11 7 (12.07%) Skype
11 7 (12.07%) Office 365
11 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
12 6 (10.34%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 6 (10.34%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
12 6 (10.34%) Service Management
12 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery

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 (13.79%) Skype for Business
2 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 25 (43.10%) MS Office
2 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) DHCP
1 10 (17.24%) DNS
1 10 (17.24%) VPN
2 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.07%) Skype
4 5 (8.62%) LAN
5 4 (6.90%) WAN
6 3 (5.17%) Internet
7 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.45%) LDAP
8 1 (1.72%) ADSL
8 1 (1.72%) Intranet
8 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Back Office
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.34%) Smartphone
3 4 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.90%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.90%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (6.90%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.17%) iPhone
5 2 (3.45%) iPad
5 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (77.59%) Windows
2 16 (27.59%) Windows 7
3 14 (24.14%) Windows 8
4 9 (15.52%) Windows 10
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.34%) Android
6 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.45%) Linux
9 2 (3.45%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) ITIL
2 6 (10.34%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
2 6 (10.34%) Service Management
2 6 (10.34%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (6.90%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (6.90%) ITSM
4 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.17%) Software Delivery
5 2 (3.45%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.45%) Line Management
6 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.72%) CRM
6 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.72%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.72%) Logistics
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
1 1 (1.72%) VB
1 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.90%) MCP
3 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.17%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) MCDST
4 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) vSphere
3 4 (6.90%) XenApp
3 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.72%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.72%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Citrix
3 6 (10.34%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) Apple
4 5 (8.62%) Dell
4 5 (8.62%) HP
5 4 (6.90%) AppSense
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco
7 2 (3.45%) Novell
7 2 (3.45%) Sage
7 2 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (1.72%) Altiris
8 1 (1.72%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.72%) Compaq
8 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.72%) Nokia
8 1 (1.72%) Nortel
8 1 (1.72%) Proofpoint
8 1 (1.72%) Remedy
8 1 (1.72%) Sophos
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