The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 109 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.28% 0.13% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.13% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £24,000 £29,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1392 768 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.58% 97.59% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 701 916
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the East Sussex region.

Desktop Support Salary Trend in East Sussex

Desktop Support
Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brighton -29 4 £24,000 -17.24%
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 27 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Back Office
2 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Document Management
3 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Law
3 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Back Office
2 4 (28.57%) Law
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Document Management
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix