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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 423 401 431
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 610 713 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.72% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.74% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 553 645 623
Median salary £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,233 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
88902 96228 105919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.52% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75555 79766 87460
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -28 326 £32,000 - 25
South East +12 152 £26,500 +3.92% 11
Yorkshire +19 29 £24,750 -1.00% 1
East of England +14 29 £26,000 +1.96% 7
South West -3 26 £24,000 +14.28% 3
North West +12 20 £22,500 -10.00% 3
West Midlands -43 19 £21,000 -16.00% 1
East Midlands +15 11 £25,000 +12.35%
Desktop Support
UK

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 1027 (83.84%) Windows
2 724 (59.10%) Active Directory
3 617 (50.37%) Microsoft
4 550 (44.90%) Windows 7
5 447 (36.49%) MS Office
6 309 (25.22%) MS Excel
7 307 (25.06%) Windows Server
8 298 (24.33%) Citrix
9 280 (22.86%) ITIL
10 250 (20.41%) Windows 8
11 243 (19.84%) MS Exchange
12 233 (19.02%) Finance
12 233 (19.02%) SCCM
13 220 (17.96%) VMware
14 217 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
15 190 (15.51%) Office 365
16 187 (15.27%) Blackberry
17 183 (14.94%) Android
18 174 (14.20%) TCP/IP
19 173 (14.12%) Windows XP
20 171 (13.96%) Windows Server 2012
21 142 (11.59%) DNS
22 141 (11.51%) Microsoft Certification
23 138 (11.27%) Cisco
24 131 (10.69%) SLA
25 127 (10.37%) DHCP
26 123 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
27 122 (9.96%) Apple
28 118 (9.63%) LAN
29 106 (8.65%) XenApp

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
1 243 (19.84%) MS Exchange
2 97 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (5.39%) Skype for Business
4 64 (5.22%) SharePoint
5 57 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 55 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 43 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 30 (2.45%) IIS
9 29 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.49%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.16%) CMS
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.16%) WordPress
12 1 (0.082%) Confluence
12 1 (0.082%) JBoss
12 1 (0.082%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.082%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 447 (36.49%) MS Office
2 309 (25.22%) MS Excel
3 42 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.65%) Eikon
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.082%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.082%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 190 (15.51%) Office 365
2 8 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.65%) SaaS
3 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.24%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.082%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.082%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.082%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.082%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 174 (14.20%) TCP/IP
2 142 (11.59%) DNS
3 127 (10.37%) DHCP
4 118 (9.63%) LAN
5 92 (7.51%) WAN
6 91 (7.43%) VPN
7 72 (5.88%) Firewall
8 54 (4.41%) VoIP
9 45 (3.67%) Wireless
10 43 (3.51%) Internet
10 43 (3.51%) Skype
11 34 (2.78%) SAN
12 26 (2.12%) Remote Desktop
13 21 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
14 20 (1.63%) IP Telephony
14 20 (1.63%) VLAN
15 12 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (0.73%) Intranet
16 9 (0.73%) NAS
16 9 (0.73%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.16%) MS Access
7 1 (0.082%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (0.49%) JIRA
2 2 (0.16%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.16%) MSI
2 2 (0.16%) WinDbg
General
1 233 (19.02%) Finance
2 78 (6.37%) Legal
3 65 (5.31%) Banking
4 46 (3.76%) Law
5 35 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.71%) Advertising
7 20 (1.63%) Retail
8 19 (1.55%) Games
9 18 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.31%) Back Office
11 15 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.14%) Marketing
13 12 (0.98%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.73%) Local Government
15 8 (0.65%) Front Office
16 6 (0.49%) Publishing
17 5 (0.41%) Billing
17 5 (0.41%) Electronics
18 3 (0.24%) Online Betting
19 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.14%) XMPP
2 7 (0.57%) HTML
2 7 (0.57%) X-Windows
3 6 (0.49%) .NET
3 6 (0.49%) COM
3 6 (0.49%) XML
4 4 (0.33%) Software Packaging
4 4 (0.33%) Web Services
5 3 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.16%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (0.16%) ODBC
7 1 (0.082%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.082%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 187 (15.27%) Blackberry
2 89 (7.27%) iPhone
3 86 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (5.96%) Driving Licence
5 68 (5.55%) Smartphone
6 50 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
7 45 (3.67%) Fat Client
7 45 (3.67%) Thin Client
8 36 (2.94%) Hedge funds
9 24 (1.96%) Client/Server
9 24 (1.96%) iPad
9 24 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 23 (1.88%) Computer Science
10 23 (1.88%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.39%) Clustering
12 12 (0.98%) HP StoreVirtual
13 8 (0.65%) Handset
14 7 (0.57%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
15 6 (0.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1027 (83.84%) Windows
2 550 (44.90%) Windows 7
3 307 (25.06%) Windows Server
4 250 (20.41%) Windows 8
5 217 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 183 (14.94%) Android
7 173 (14.12%) Windows XP
8 171 (13.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 105 (8.57%) Windows 10
10 104 (8.49%) Mac OS X
11 97 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 93 (7.59%) Apple iOS
13 34 (2.78%) Linux
14 31 (2.53%) Mac OS
15 23 (1.88%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.49%) Unix
17 5 (0.41%) Mac OS X Server
18 4 (0.33%) Windows Phone
19 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (22.86%) ITIL
2 57 (4.65%) Mentoring
3 53 (4.33%) Service Delivery
4 49 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 42 (3.43%) Service Management
6 40 (3.27%) Incident Management
7 39 (3.18%) Patch Management
8 34 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
9 31 (2.53%) ITSM
10 26 (2.12%) Problem Management
11 25 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (2.04%) Migration
12 21 (1.71%) Application Packaging
12 21 (1.71%) Data Protection
13 20 (1.63%) ITIL V3
14 19 (1.55%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (1.47%) CRM
16 17 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (1.39%) Time Management
17 16 (1.31%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (4.16%) PowerShell
2 41 (3.35%) SQL
3 19 (1.55%) C
3 19 (1.55%) VBScript
4 6 (0.49%) Bash Shell
5 5 (0.41%) VB.NET
6 4 (0.33%) Java
7 2 (0.16%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.16%) VBA
8 1 (0.082%) C#
8 1 (0.082%) C++
8 1 (0.082%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (0.082%) Python
8 1 (0.082%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (11.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (7.02%) Degree
3 64 (5.22%) MCP
4 62 (5.06%) MCSE
5 45 (3.67%) MCDST
6 34 (2.78%) MCSA
7 26 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (1.80%) CCNA
10 20 (1.63%) Security Cleared
11 18 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 18 (1.47%) SC Cleared
12 16 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (0.90%) MCITP
14 8 (0.65%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.57%) A+ Certification
16 6 (0.49%) MOS
17 5 (0.41%) MCTS
18 3 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (10.69%) SLA
2 11 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 724 (59.10%) Active Directory
2 123 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (8.65%) XenApp
4 59 (4.82%) Hyper-V
5 49 (4.00%) XenDesktop
6 28 (2.29%) vSphere
7 10 (0.82%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.65%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.33%) Firmware
11 4 (0.33%) XenServer
12 2 (0.16%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.082%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 233 (19.02%) SCCM
2 51 (4.16%) WSUS
3 24 (1.96%) AirWatch
4 13 (1.06%) Backup Exec
5 12 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (0.57%) DameWare
7 7 (0.57%) SCOM
8 5 (0.41%) Casper Suite
9 4 (0.33%) OpenView
9 4 (0.33%) ZENworks
10 3 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.24%) Opsview
10 3 (0.24%) SafeCom
10 3 (0.24%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.16%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.16%) SCSM
11 2 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 617 (50.37%) Microsoft
2 298 (24.33%) Citrix
3 220 (17.96%) VMware
4 138 (11.27%) Cisco
5 122 (9.96%) Apple
6 93 (7.59%) HP
7 80 (6.53%) Bloomberg
8 59 (4.82%) Dell
9 48 (3.92%) Symantec
10 35 (2.86%) LANDesk
11 33 (2.69%) Reuters
12 32 (2.61%) Polycom
13 30 (2.45%) Avaya
14 25 (2.04%) Adobe
15 23 (1.88%) Mitel
16 18 (1.47%) Altiris
17 17 (1.39%) Fidessa
18 15 (1.22%) iManage
19 12 (0.98%) Intel
20 10 (0.82%) Intel Security
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Whitstable, Kent
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £48000 Per Annum + on call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Robert Half
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + + Bonus (c.7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Gatwick Airport
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum to £23,000 + excellent bens package
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Greythorn
Salary: £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + various benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £37500 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago