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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
England / East of England
Rank 218 214 244
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 40 57 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.77% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.80% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 36 47 30
Median salary £24,500 £27,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £33,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +3.92%

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
5896 7113 7361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.37% 96.38% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4809 5723 5953
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 February 2017. 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 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 -9 24 £24,000 -23.80% 2
Essex +17 7 £25,000 -10.71%
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £19,000 -7.31% 2
Bedfordshire +21 3 £26,500 +1.92%
Suffolk +21 2 £25,000 +31.57%
Desktop Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 61 (92.42%) Windows
2 51 (77.27%) Active Directory
3 46 (69.70%) Windows 7
4 33 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
6 24 (36.36%) MS Office
7 23 (34.85%) SLA
8 16 (24.24%) LAN
8 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (19.70%) VMware
10 12 (18.18%) ITIL
10 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
11 11 (16.67%) WAN
11 11 (16.67%) SCCM
12 10 (15.15%) Office 365
13 9 (13.64%) Windows 10
13 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
14 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
14 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
14 8 (12.12%) VPN
14 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (10.61%) SQL
15 7 (10.61%) Wireless
16 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
16 6 (9.09%) Cisco
16 6 (9.09%) Citrix
16 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
17 5 (7.58%) DNS

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 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (36.36%) MS Office
2 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.52%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) LAN
2 11 (16.67%) WAN
3 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.12%) VPN
4 7 (10.61%) Wireless
5 5 (7.58%) DNS
6 3 (4.55%) Firewall
7 2 (3.03%) DHCP
7 2 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.52%) Internet
8 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Driving Licence
2 4 (6.06%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.06%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (3.03%) PDA
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Handset
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 61 (92.42%) Windows
2 46 (69.70%) Windows 7
3 33 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 9 (13.64%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.03%) Android
8 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.52%) Linux
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.06%) Service Management
4 3 (4.55%) CRM
4 3 (4.55%) ITSM
4 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 3 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.55%) Resource Management
4 3 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (3.03%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.03%) Power Management
5 2 (3.03%) Software Delivery
6 1 (1.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (1.52%) Data Encryption
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (34.85%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) XenApp
4 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.55%) vSphere
5 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) ZENworks
3 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.03%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.52%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.70%) VMware
3 6 (9.09%) Cisco
3 6 (9.09%) Citrix
4 5 (7.58%) Symantec
5 3 (4.55%) AppSense
5 3 (4.55%) Intel Security
5 3 (4.55%) Mitel
5 3 (4.55%) Novell
6 2 (3.03%) Apple
6 2 (3.03%) Dell
6 2 (3.03%) Google
6 2 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (1.52%) Adobe
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