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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deskside Support
Rank 836 850 852
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 40 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.017% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 5
Average salary £27,400 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.60% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £36,100 £29,200
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.00%
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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
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 £26,520 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +34 20 £30,000 -21.05%
North West - 5 £26,000 -
South East -13 4 £25,500 +8.51%
East of England -17 4 £30,000 +20.00%
East Midlands - 4 £21,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £20,000 - 1
North East - 1 £20,000 -
Deskside Support
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Deskside Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 46 (60.53%) Windows
2 38 (50.00%) MS Office
2 38 (50.00%) ITIL
2 38 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (47.37%) MS Excel
4 35 (46.05%) Active Directory
5 28 (36.84%) Windows 7
6 23 (30.26%) Blackberry
7 21 (27.63%) HP
8 16 (21.05%) iPad
9 15 (19.74%) SLA
10 14 (18.42%) Android
11 13 (17.11%) Data Protection
11 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
11 13 (17.11%) Dell
11 13 (17.11%) MS Exchange
12 12 (15.79%) Ethernet
12 12 (15.79%) SAN
12 12 (15.79%) Back Office
12 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
12 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
13 11 (14.47%) ISMS
13 11 (14.47%) ITIL V2
13 11 (14.47%) Banking
13 11 (14.47%) MS PowerPoint
13 11 (14.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 10 (13.16%) Incident Management
14 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
14 10 (13.16%) Law
15 9 (11.84%) Finance

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (17.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.95%) WorkSite
5 2 (2.63%) Lync
5 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.63%) LiveLink
Applications
1 38 (50.00%) MS Office
2 36 (47.37%) MS Excel
3 11 (14.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
2 12 (15.79%) SAN
2 12 (15.79%) Ethernet
3 7 (9.21%) VPN
4 3 (3.95%) Firewall
5 2 (2.63%) Wireless
5 2 (2.63%) SMS
6 1 (1.32%) VoIP
6 1 (1.32%) WAN
6 1 (1.32%) DECT
6 1 (1.32%) LAN
General
1 12 (15.79%) Back Office
2 11 (14.47%) Banking
3 10 (13.16%) Law
4 9 (11.84%) Finance
5 4 (5.26%) Legal
5 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.63%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.26%) Blackberry
2 16 (21.05%) iPad
3 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) PDA
4 5 (6.58%) CMDB
5 4 (5.26%) iPhone
6 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.63%) Handset
7 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (60.53%) Windows
2 28 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 14 (18.42%) Android
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) Data Protection
3 11 (14.47%) ITIL V2
3 11 (14.47%) ISMS
4 10 (13.16%) Incident Management
4 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
5 7 (9.21%) Service Management
6 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.26%) Practice Management
6 4 (5.26%) CRM
6 4 (5.26%) Document Management
6 4 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.95%) CAD
8 2 (2.63%) ITSM
8 2 (2.63%) QMS
8 2 (2.63%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.32%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.32%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.32%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.89%) MCSE
4 5 (6.58%) A+ Certification
4 5 (6.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.26%) Degree
6 3 (3.95%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) MCSA
7 1 (1.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.74%) SLA
2 11 (14.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 35 (46.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (7.89%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 38 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.63%) HP
3 13 (17.11%) Dell
4 7 (9.21%) Citrix
5 5 (6.58%) Altiris
6 3 (3.95%) Fujitsu
6 3 (3.95%) Interwoven
6 3 (3.95%) Apple
6 3 (3.95%) VMware
7 2 (2.63%) Lotus
7 2 (2.63%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.32%) Adobe