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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank - 87 89
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex - 0.59% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.59% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 5
Average salary - £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £26,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.00%
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
1146 1009 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 97.61% 98.63% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 977 879 872
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (100.00%) Law
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
1 4 (100.00%) Document Management
1 4 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Law
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Document Management
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory