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 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
Deskside Support
Rank 834 830 863
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 35 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.024% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.025% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 6
Average salary £26,000 £24,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £23,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,000 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,250 £24,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+5.20% +2.12%
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
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 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
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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 +10 20 £28,500 -13.63% 2
East of England +4 7 £25,500 +2.00%
South East -22 7 £25,000 +6.38% 2
North West -21 1 £26,000 +10.63%
Deskside Support
UK

Deskside Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
3 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
4 24 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 24 (46.15%) ITIL
4 24 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 23 (44.23%) MS Office
6 17 (32.69%) HP
7 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 9 (17.31%) SLA
9 9 (17.31%) Law
10 8 (15.38%) Dell
10 8 (15.38%) Blackberry
10 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (13.46%) Banking
11 7 (13.46%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (13.46%) ISMS
11 7 (13.46%) ITIL V2
12 6 (11.54%) Incident Management
12 6 (11.54%) VMware
12 6 (11.54%) Finance
12 6 (11.54%) Asset Management
13 5 (9.62%) Degree
13 5 (9.62%) SCCM
13 5 (9.62%) Service Management
13 5 (9.62%) Citrix

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) WorkSite
2 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.85%) Lync
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.92%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 23 (44.23%) MS Office
3 7 (13.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) VPN
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.85%) Wireless
3 2 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) DMZ
4 1 (1.92%) SMS
4 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (17.31%) Law
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.85%) Back Office
5 2 (3.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) COM
1 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
1 2 (3.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.69%) iPad
3 3 (5.77%) CMDB
4 2 (3.85%) PDA
4 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 24 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.69%) Android
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) ITIL
2 7 (13.46%) ISMS
2 7 (13.46%) ITIL V2
3 6 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 6 (11.54%) Asset Management
4 5 (9.62%) Service Management
5 4 (7.69%) Document Management
6 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.77%) CAD
7 2 (3.85%) CRM
7 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.85%) Practice Management
7 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.92%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.92%) Validation
8 1 (1.92%) QMS
8 1 (1.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 5 (9.62%) MCSE
4 4 (7.69%) A+ Certification
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.77%) MCP
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.92%) MOS
7 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) SLA
2 7 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (9.62%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.92%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.69%) HP
3 8 (15.38%) Dell
4 6 (11.54%) VMware
5 5 (9.62%) Citrix
6 3 (5.77%) Altiris
6 3 (5.77%) Fujitsu
6 3 (5.77%) Apple
7 2 (3.85%) Adobe
7 2 (3.85%) Hummingbird
7 2 (3.85%) Open Text
7 2 (3.85%) Meridio
8 1 (1.92%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.92%) Informatica
8 1 (1.92%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.92%) webMethods
8 1 (1.92%) JBoss
8 1 (1.92%) Cognos
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle
8 1 (1.92%) Sybase