The table below looks at the statistics for the Deskside Support role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Deskside Support in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deskside Support
Rank 832 854 851
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 34 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.010% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.010% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 11
Average salary £28,750 £27,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £23,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £30,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +8.69%
Deskside Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Deskside Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Deskside Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Deskside Support
Salary Trend in England

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

Deskside Support Salary Trend in England

Deskside Support
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Deskside Support across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Deskside Support Salary Histogram in England

Deskside Support
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Deskside Support within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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
London +40 20 £37,000 +26.49%
South East +10 5 £25,500 +4.08%
North West - 3 £24,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £21,000 - 1
North East - 2 £20,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £20,000 - 1
Deskside Support
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Deskside Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Deskside 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 Deskside Support in their job title.

1 47 (59.49%) Windows
2 44 (55.70%) ITIL
3 41 (51.90%) Microsoft
4 35 (44.30%) MS Office
5 34 (43.04%) Active Directory
6 31 (39.24%) MS Excel
7 29 (36.71%) Windows 7
8 25 (31.65%) Blackberry
9 19 (24.05%) HP
10 17 (21.52%) Data Protection
10 17 (21.52%) SLA
10 17 (21.52%) iPad
11 15 (18.99%) Law
11 15 (18.99%) Android
12 14 (17.72%) TCP/IP
12 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (15.19%) Ethernet
13 12 (15.19%) SAN
13 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (15.19%) Back Office
13 12 (15.19%) MS Exchange
14 11 (13.92%) Windows XP
14 11 (13.92%) MCSE
14 11 (13.92%) Incident Management
15 9 (11.39%) A+ Certification
15 9 (11.39%) VPN
15 9 (11.39%) CMDB
15 9 (11.39%) Legal
16 8 (10.13%) Banking
16 8 (10.13%) WorkSite

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Deskside 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 Deskside Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.19%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.13%) WorkSite
3 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (6.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.80%) LiveLink
Applications
1 35 (44.30%) MS Office
2 31 (39.24%) MS Excel
3 8 (10.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) TCP/IP
2 12 (15.19%) SAN
2 12 (15.19%) Ethernet
3 9 (11.39%) VPN
4 3 (3.80%) Firewall
4 3 (3.80%) Wireless
5 2 (2.53%) DECT
5 2 (2.53%) SMS
6 1 (1.27%) VoIP
6 1 (1.27%) WAN
6 1 (1.27%) LAN
General
1 15 (18.99%) Law
2 12 (15.19%) Back Office
3 9 (11.39%) Legal
4 8 (10.13%) Banking
5 7 (8.86%) Finance
6 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.53%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.65%) Blackberry
2 17 (21.52%) iPad
3 9 (11.39%) CMDB
4 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.33%) PDA
5 5 (6.33%) iPhone
6 3 (3.80%) Handset
7 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (59.49%) Windows
2 29 (36.71%) Windows 7
3 15 (18.99%) Android
4 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (13.92%) Windows XP
6 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.80%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) ITIL
2 17 (21.52%) Data Protection
3 11 (13.92%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.13%) Asset Management
4 8 (10.13%) ITIL V2
4 8 (10.13%) ISMS
4 8 (10.13%) Service Management
5 5 (6.33%) Document Management
6 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.06%) Practice Management
6 4 (5.06%) CRM
6 4 (5.06%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.80%) Software Distribution
7 3 (3.80%) CAD
7 3 (3.80%) ITSM
8 2 (2.53%) QMS
9 1 (1.27%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.27%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.27%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.92%) MCSE
3 9 (11.39%) A+ Certification
4 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.33%) MCITP
6 4 (5.06%) Degree
6 4 (5.06%) MCP
7 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.52%) SLA
2 8 (10.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.06%) QA
System Software
1 34 (43.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (6.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (51.90%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.05%) HP
3 8 (10.13%) Dell
3 8 (10.13%) Interwoven
4 5 (6.33%) Citrix
4 5 (6.33%) Altiris
5 3 (3.80%) Tandberg
5 3 (3.80%) Lotus
5 3 (3.80%) Apple
6 1 (1.27%) McAfee
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) Google