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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 216 232 244
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 30 45 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.58% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.60% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 35
Median salary £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £32,750 £42,700
UK excluding London median salary £25,250 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.88% +4.00%
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
6313 7538 7993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.02% 97.38% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5385 6274 6690
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 June 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 June 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 +39 21 £26,000 -7.14%
Essex +15 5 £37,000 +40.95%
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £28,000 +24.44% 2
Desktop Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 64 (86.49%) Windows
2 40 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 38 (51.35%) Active Directory
4 31 (41.89%) Windows 7
5 25 (33.78%) MS Office
6 23 (31.08%) Windows 8
7 22 (29.73%) VMware
8 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
8 20 (27.03%) LAN
9 19 (25.68%) WAN
9 19 (25.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (22.97%) DNS
11 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
12 15 (20.27%) Cisco
12 15 (20.27%) Blackberry
13 14 (18.92%) TCP/IP
13 14 (18.92%) VPN
14 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (16.22%) Citrix
16 11 (14.86%) DHCP
17 10 (13.51%) ITIL
18 9 (12.16%) HP
18 9 (12.16%) Apple
18 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (12.16%) Android
18 9 (12.16%) Smartphone
18 9 (12.16%) Windows 10
19 8 (10.81%) Skype for Business
19 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification

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 (10.81%) MS Exchange
1 8 (10.81%) Skype for Business
2 5 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (33.78%) MS Office
2 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) LAN
2 19 (25.68%) WAN
3 17 (22.97%) DNS
4 14 (18.92%) TCP/IP
4 14 (18.92%) VPN
5 11 (14.86%) DHCP
6 7 (9.46%) Skype
7 3 (4.05%) SAN
7 3 (4.05%) VoIP
8 2 (2.70%) DSL
8 2 (2.70%) Firewall
8 2 (2.70%) Internet
8 2 (2.70%) MPLS
9 1 (1.35%) ADSL
9 1 (1.35%) FTP
9 1 (1.35%) Intranet
9 1 (1.35%) POP3
9 1 (1.35%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.35%) MS Access
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Law
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) Classic ASP
1 1 (1.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Blackberry
2 9 (12.16%) Smartphone
3 6 (8.11%) Fat Client
3 6 (8.11%) Mobile Computing
3 6 (8.11%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) iPhone
5 2 (2.70%) iPad
5 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.35%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.35%) Handset
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (86.49%) Windows
2 31 (41.89%) Windows 7
3 23 (31.08%) Windows 8
4 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
5 19 (25.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (12.16%) Android
7 9 (12.16%) Windows 10
7 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.70%) Linux
10 1 (1.35%) Debian
10 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.35%) SUSE
10 1 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.35%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) ITIL
2 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
3 6 (8.11%) ITSM
3 6 (8.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (8.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.41%) Application Packaging
5 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.05%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.70%) CRM
7 2 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.70%) People Management
7 2 (2.70%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.35%) B2B
8 1 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.35%) Migration
8 1 (1.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
1 1 (1.35%) VB
1 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.76%) MCSA
3 4 (5.41%) MCP
4 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.70%) MCITP
5 2 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.46%) vSphere
3 7 (9.46%) XenApp
4 6 (8.11%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.35%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) SCCM
1 7 (9.46%) WSUS
2 4 (5.41%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.35%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 40 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.73%) VMware
3 15 (20.27%) Cisco
4 12 (16.22%) Citrix
5 9 (12.16%) Apple
5 9 (12.16%) HP
6 6 (8.11%) AppSense
6 6 (8.11%) Dell
7 4 (5.41%) Novell
8 2 (2.70%) Avaya
8 2 (2.70%) Veeam
9 1 (1.35%) Acronis
9 1 (1.35%) AVG
9 1 (1.35%) Draytek
9 1 (1.35%) GFI Software
9 1 (1.35%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.35%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.35%) Proofpoint
9 1 (1.35%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.35%) ZyXEL
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