The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 435 430 428
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 595 679 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.66% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.68% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 544 608 597
Median salary £29,500 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
Desktop 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
88424 99136 104947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.43% 96.33% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75288 82628 86337
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in England

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in England

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in England

Desktop Support
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 338 £32,500 +1.56% 32
South East -44 101 £26,500 - 16
South West +43 45 £28,000 +24.44% 4
East of England +16 36 £26,000 -3.70% 5
Yorkshire +50 27 £27,000 +8.67% 3
West Midlands -29 19 £21,500 -18.09% 1
North West +16 17 £22,000 -12.00% 4
East Midlands +22 12 £19,000 -17.39% 1
North East +6 1 £24,750 +6.45%
Desktop Support
UK

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 1028 (82.77%) Windows
2 723 (58.21%) Active Directory
3 584 (47.02%) Microsoft
4 538 (43.32%) Windows 7
5 444 (35.75%) MS Office
6 288 (23.19%) MS Excel
7 282 (22.71%) ITIL
8 273 (21.98%) Citrix
9 271 (21.82%) Windows Server
10 251 (20.21%) MS Exchange
11 248 (19.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 235 (18.92%) SCCM
13 228 (18.36%) Finance
14 203 (16.34%) Office 365
15 198 (15.94%) Windows 8
16 175 (14.09%) VMware
17 170 (13.69%) TCP/IP
18 162 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
19 161 (12.96%) Blackberry
20 152 (12.24%) Windows XP
20 152 (12.24%) Android
21 145 (11.67%) LAN
22 139 (11.19%) Windows 10
23 137 (11.03%) DNS
24 128 (10.31%) DHCP
25 126 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
26 121 (9.74%) Apple
27 120 (9.66%) SLA
28 112 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2010
29 110 (8.86%) Cisco

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 251 (20.21%) MS Exchange
2 112 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (5.15%) Skype for Business
4 53 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 51 (4.11%) SharePoint
6 45 (3.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 38 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 33 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 29 (2.33%) IIS
10 5 (0.40%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.24%) CMS
12 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.081%) Apache
13 1 (0.081%) Drupal
13 1 (0.081%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.081%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.081%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.081%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.081%) WordPress
Applications
1 444 (35.75%) MS Office
2 288 (23.19%) MS Excel
3 56 (4.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.32%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.89%) Eikon
2 7 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.32%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.24%) Hi Portfolio
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.081%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 203 (16.34%) Office 365
2 11 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.72%) SaaS
4 8 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.48%) Dropbox
6 4 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.32%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.24%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.16%) Yammer
9 1 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.081%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.081%) IaaS
9 1 (0.081%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (13.69%) TCP/IP
2 145 (11.67%) LAN
3 137 (11.03%) DNS
4 128 (10.31%) DHCP
5 110 (8.86%) WAN
6 80 (6.44%) VPN
7 64 (5.15%) Firewall
8 62 (4.99%) VoIP
9 58 (4.67%) Skype
10 55 (4.43%) Wireless
11 39 (3.14%) Internet
12 31 (2.50%) SAN
13 29 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
14 27 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (1.45%) IP Telephony
16 16 (1.29%) VLAN
17 13 (1.05%) Intranet
18 12 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
18 12 (0.97%) NAS
19 9 (0.72%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.16%) MS Access
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.081%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.081%) MySQL
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.32%) InstallShield
1 4 (0.32%) JIRA
1 4 (0.32%) MSI
1 4 (0.32%) WinDbg
General
1 228 (18.36%) Finance
2 72 (5.80%) Legal
3 63 (5.07%) Banking
4 42 (3.38%) Law
5 32 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.17%) Back Office
7 25 (2.01%) Games
8 21 (1.69%) Retail
9 20 (1.61%) Advertising
9 20 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.61%) Marketing
10 12 (0.97%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.89%) Publishing
12 10 (0.81%) Online Betting
13 9 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.48%) Front Office
14 6 (0.48%) Local Government
15 2 (0.16%) Automotive
16 1 (0.081%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.081%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (0.97%) Software Packaging
2 10 (0.81%) XMPP
3 7 (0.56%) HTML
4 6 (0.48%) ODBC
4 6 (0.48%) X-Windows
5 5 (0.40%) COM
6 4 (0.32%) .NET
6 4 (0.32%) XML
7 3 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.16%) CSS
8 2 (0.16%) LINQ to SQL
8 2 (0.16%) Web Services
9 1 (0.081%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 161 (12.96%) Blackberry
2 76 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (5.88%) iPhone
4 70 (5.64%) Driving Licence
5 63 (5.07%) Smartphone
6 57 (4.59%) Fat Client
6 57 (4.59%) Thin Client
7 47 (3.78%) Video Conferencing
8 40 (3.22%) Hedge funds
9 30 (2.42%) Management Information System
10 28 (2.25%) iPad
11 23 (1.85%) Clustering
12 21 (1.69%) Client/Server
13 20 (1.61%) Data Centre
14 19 (1.53%) Computer Science
15 10 (0.81%) HP StoreVirtual
15 10 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
16 7 (0.56%) Fintech
17 6 (0.48%) AS400
17 6 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1028 (82.77%) Windows
2 538 (43.32%) Windows 7
3 271 (21.82%) Windows Server
4 248 (19.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 198 (15.94%) Windows 8
6 162 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 152 (12.24%) Android
7 152 (12.24%) Windows XP
8 139 (11.19%) Windows 10
9 108 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 91 (7.33%) Mac OS X
11 78 (6.28%) Apple iOS
12 46 (3.70%) Linux
13 33 (2.66%) Mac OS
14 24 (1.93%) Windows Vista
15 11 (0.89%) Unix
16 4 (0.32%) Debian
16 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.32%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (22.71%) ITIL
2 55 (4.43%) Service Delivery
3 53 (4.27%) Mentoring
4 47 (3.78%) Mobile Device Management
5 43 (3.46%) Service Management
6 41 (3.30%) Asset Management
7 32 (2.58%) ITSM
8 30 (2.42%) Project Management
9 28 (2.25%) Application Packaging
9 28 (2.25%) Incident Management
10 26 (2.09%) Virtual Environments
11 25 (2.01%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (2.01%) Software Distribution
12 23 (1.85%) Problem Management
13 22 (1.77%) Migration
14 20 (1.61%) Data Protection
15 19 (1.53%) ITIL V3
16 17 (1.37%) Patch Management
17 16 (1.29%) Investment Management
18 15 (1.21%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 69 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 32 (2.58%) SQL
3 31 (2.50%) VBScript
4 25 (2.01%) C
5 6 (0.48%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.32%) Java
7 3 (0.24%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.24%) VBA
8 2 (0.16%) PHP
8 2 (0.16%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.081%) C#
9 1 (0.081%) C++
9 1 (0.081%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.081%) Python
9 1 (0.081%) VB
Qualifications
1 126 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (5.88%) MCP
3 68 (5.48%) Degree
4 63 (5.07%) MCSE
5 41 (3.30%) MCDST
6 34 (2.74%) MCSA
7 32 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
8 27 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (2.09%) CCNA
10 21 (1.69%) Security Cleared
11 14 (1.13%) MCITP
12 13 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 11 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (0.89%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.64%) MOS
15 5 (0.40%) A+ Certification
15 5 (0.40%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.32%) HND
16 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (9.66%) SLA
2 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 723 (58.21%) Active Directory
2 99 (7.97%) XenApp
3 93 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (4.91%) Hyper-V
5 54 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 25 (2.01%) Virtual Desktop
7 23 (1.85%) vSphere
8 19 (1.53%) Terminal Services
9 18 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.81%) XenServer
12 7 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.40%) Firmware
13 5 (0.40%) VMware ESX
14 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.081%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 235 (18.92%) SCCM
2 65 (5.23%) WSUS
3 27 (2.17%) AirWatch
4 21 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (0.89%) Backup Exec
6 9 (0.72%) Casper Suite
7 7 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.40%) DameWare
8 5 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.32%) Perfmon
9 4 (0.32%) SCOM
9 4 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.32%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.32%) ZENworks
10 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.24%) Opsview
10 3 (0.24%) Sysprep
10 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 584 (47.02%) Microsoft
2 273 (21.98%) Citrix
3 175 (14.09%) VMware
4 121 (9.74%) Apple
5 110 (8.86%) Cisco
6 97 (7.81%) Bloomberg
7 91 (7.33%) HP
8 59 (4.75%) Symantec
9 57 (4.59%) Dell
10 53 (4.27%) Reuters
11 36 (2.90%) Polycom
12 34 (2.74%) LANDesk
13 27 (2.17%) Avaya
14 22 (1.77%) Fidessa
15 21 (1.69%) Mitel
16 19 (1.53%) Intel
16 19 (1.53%) Intel Security
17 18 (1.45%) Adobe
17 18 (1.45%) Altiris
17 18 (1.45%) iManage
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 minutes ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
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Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £48000 Per Annum + on call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 35-45k base + bonus
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Networkers
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum
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London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
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Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + 20% bonus
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City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + package
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Satigo Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £22500 per annum
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Senitor Associates
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