The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 231 237 224
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 34 33 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.43% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 24
Average salary £26,000 £31,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.46% +32.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,500 £32,550
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+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
7127 7645 7252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.91% 95.86% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 6385 6208
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Bedfordshire +5 9 £25,000 +13.63% 1
Essex -4 9 £22,500 -29.68% 1
Hertfordshire -20 7 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 3 £34,750 +65.47% 1
Norfolk +4 3 £25,000 -
Suffolk -7 3 £20,000 -16.66% 1
Desktop Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 62 (83.78%) Windows
2 47 (63.51%) Active Directory
3 42 (56.76%) Windows 7
4 40 (54.05%) Microsoft
5 24 (32.43%) VPN
6 23 (31.08%) MS Office
7 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (25.68%) Windows XP
9 18 (24.32%) MS Excel
9 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
10 17 (22.97%) ITIL
11 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (21.62%) SCCM
12 15 (20.27%) DNS
13 13 (17.57%) LAN
13 13 (17.57%) WAN
13 13 (17.57%) MCP
14 12 (16.22%) HP
14 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
15 11 (14.86%) SQL
15 11 (14.86%) Finance
15 11 (14.86%) Apple
16 10 (13.51%) DHCP
17 9 (12.16%) Lotus
17 9 (12.16%) IBM Notes
17 9 (12.16%) Sophos
17 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
17 9 (12.16%) Office 365
17 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.16%) IBM Notes
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (31.08%) MS Office
2 18 (24.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.43%) VPN
2 15 (20.27%) DNS
3 13 (17.57%) LAN
3 13 (17.57%) WAN
4 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
5 10 (13.51%) DHCP
6 5 (6.76%) Wireless
7 2 (2.70%) IPsec
8 1 (1.35%) FTP
8 1 (1.35%) WLAN
8 1 (1.35%) SSL
8 1 (1.35%) MPLS
8 1 (1.35%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Retail
3 6 (8.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (1.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 62 (83.78%) Windows
2 42 (56.76%) Windows 7
3 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (25.68%) Windows XP
5 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.81%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.41%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.70%) Android
9 2 (2.70%) Linux
10 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) ITIL
2 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
3 5 (6.76%) Software Delivery
4 3 (4.05%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.05%) Workflow
4 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.05%) Wealth Management
4 3 (4.05%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.05%) Straight-Through Processing
5 2 (2.70%) Line Management
5 2 (2.70%) Server Building
5 2 (2.70%) ITSM
6 1 (1.35%) Document Management
6 1 (1.35%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.35%) Coaching
6 1 (1.35%) Time Management
6 1 (1.35%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.35%) Migration
6 1 (1.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) VBScript
2 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) MCP
2 2 (2.70%) A+ Certification
2 2 (2.70%) ACSP
3 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 47 (63.51%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) SCCM
2 6 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) HP
3 11 (14.86%) Apple
4 9 (12.16%) Sophos
4 9 (12.16%) SonicWALL
4 9 (12.16%) Lotus
5 8 (10.81%) Symantec
6 6 (8.11%) Citrix
7 5 (6.76%) VMware
8 3 (4.05%) Cisco
8 3 (4.05%) Dell
9 2 (2.70%) Remedy
9 2 (2.70%) MobileIron
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