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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Deskside Support
Rank 825 841 867
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 26 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.010% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.011% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 14
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £22,700 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,800 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,750 £25,000 £23,750
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.26%
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
93335 91612 99580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.56% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78357 74834 86216
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 £27,500 £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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +15 15 £34,000 +13.33% 1
South East -27 6 - -
North West - 2 £28,250 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £21,000 -
North East - 1 £20,000 -
Deskside Support
UK

Deskside Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 41 (62.12%) ITIL
2 35 (53.03%) Windows
3 32 (48.48%) MS Office
3 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 26 (39.39%) Blackberry
5 25 (37.88%) MS Excel
6 21 (31.82%) Windows 7
7 20 (30.30%) Active Directory
8 19 (28.79%) Data Protection
9 17 (25.76%) iPad
9 17 (25.76%) SLA
10 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
11 13 (19.70%) HP
11 13 (19.70%) Android
12 12 (18.18%) Ethernet
12 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (18.18%) SAN
12 12 (18.18%) Windows XP
12 12 (18.18%) Back Office
12 12 (18.18%) Law
13 11 (16.67%) MCSE
13 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (16.67%) CMDB
14 10 (15.15%) Asset Management
14 10 (15.15%) Incident Management
15 9 (13.64%) A+ Certification
15 9 (13.64%) VPN
15 9 (13.64%) Service Management
16 8 (12.12%) Legal
16 8 (12.12%) Finance

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 7 (10.61%) WorkSite
2 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (7.58%) IBM Notes
2 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.55%) LiveLink
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (48.48%) MS Office
2 25 (37.88%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 12 (18.18%) SAN
2 12 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 9 (13.64%) VPN
4 3 (4.55%) Wireless
5 2 (3.03%) DECT
5 2 (3.03%) SMS
6 1 (1.52%) WAN
6 1 (1.52%) LAN
6 1 (1.52%) Firewall
General
1 12 (18.18%) Law
1 12 (18.18%) Back Office
2 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Legal
3 6 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (39.39%) Blackberry
2 17 (25.76%) iPad
3 11 (16.67%) CMDB
4 5 (7.58%) iPhone
4 5 (7.58%) PDA
5 3 (4.55%) Handset
6 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Windows
2 21 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 13 (19.70%) Android
4 12 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (62.12%) ITIL
2 19 (28.79%) Data Protection
3 10 (15.15%) Incident Management
3 10 (15.15%) Asset Management
4 9 (13.64%) Service Management
5 6 (9.09%) ISMS
5 6 (9.09%) ITIL V2
6 5 (7.58%) Document Management
6 5 (7.58%) ITSM
7 4 (6.06%) Practice Management
7 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.06%) CRM
7 4 (6.06%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.55%) Software Distribution
9 2 (3.03%) QMS
10 1 (1.52%) CAD
10 1 (1.52%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (16.67%) MCSE
3 9 (13.64%) A+ Certification
4 7 (10.61%) MCITP
5 5 (7.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (6.06%) MCP
7 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.03%) Degree
9 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.76%) SLA
2 6 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 20 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.70%) HP
3 8 (12.12%) Dell
4 7 (10.61%) Interwoven
5 5 (7.58%) Lotus
5 5 (7.58%) Citrix
6 4 (6.06%) Altiris
7 3 (4.55%) Tandberg
8 2 (3.03%) Google
9 1 (1.52%) McAfee