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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 446 425 432
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 538 664 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 500 591 545
Median salary £27,500 £28,000 £27,600
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £24,638
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +7.55%
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
85450 98627 102847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.26% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72111 82982 83883
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -46 241 £31,250 -0.79% 20
South East +14 120 £25,500 -3.77% 15
South West +40 54 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Yorkshire +51 32 £30,500 +7.01%
East of England -22 28 £26,000 -7.14% 6
West Midlands -9 25 £28,000 +12.00% 1
East Midlands +22 22 £19,000 -18.27% 3
North West +8 13 £24,000 +14.28% 5
North East +7 3 £21,000 +5.00%
Desktop Support
UK

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 930 (81.51%) Windows
2 642 (56.27%) Active Directory
3 571 (50.04%) Microsoft
4 475 (41.63%) Windows 7
5 412 (36.11%) MS Office
6 283 (24.80%) ITIL
7 272 (23.84%) MS Excel
8 266 (23.31%) Citrix
9 237 (20.77%) MS Exchange
10 236 (20.68%) Windows Server
11 228 (19.98%) SCCM
12 220 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 218 (19.11%) Office 365
14 202 (17.70%) Finance
15 168 (14.72%) Windows 8
16 155 (13.58%) Windows 10
17 142 (12.45%) TCP/IP
18 140 (12.27%) VMware
19 134 (11.74%) Windows Server 2012
20 128 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
21 127 (11.13%) LAN
22 125 (10.96%) Windows XP
23 118 (10.34%) Blackberry
24 117 (10.25%) DNS
24 117 (10.25%) Apple
25 112 (9.82%) DHCP
26 110 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
27 101 (8.85%) Android
28 96 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
29 95 (8.33%) Mac OS X

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
1 237 (20.77%) MS Exchange
2 110 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (5.61%) Skype for Business
4 46 (4.03%) SharePoint
5 45 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 38 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 35 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2003
8 33 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 24 (2.10%) IIS
10 3 (0.26%) Apache
10 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.088%) CMS
11 1 (0.088%) Drupal
11 1 (0.088%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.088%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.088%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.088%) WordPress
Applications
1 412 (36.11%) MS Office
2 272 (23.84%) MS Excel
3 35 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.35%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 3 (0.26%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.23%) Eikon
2 7 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.35%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.26%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.088%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.088%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 218 (19.11%) Office 365
2 24 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.79%) Dropbox
5 6 (0.53%) SaaS
6 5 (0.44%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.44%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.26%) Yammer
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.088%) IaaS
10 1 (0.088%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 142 (12.45%) TCP/IP
2 127 (11.13%) LAN
3 117 (10.25%) DNS
4 112 (9.82%) DHCP
5 94 (8.24%) WAN
6 70 (6.13%) VoIP
7 67 (5.87%) Firewall
7 67 (5.87%) VPN
8 61 (5.35%) Skype
9 44 (3.86%) Wireless
10 35 (3.07%) Internet
11 26 (2.28%) Remote Desktop
12 21 (1.84%) IP Telephony
12 21 (1.84%) SAN
13 19 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (1.14%) Intranet
15 12 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (0.96%) NetScaler
17 9 (0.79%) NAS
18 8 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.26%) MySQL
4 2 (0.18%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.35%) InstallShield
1 4 (0.35%) JIRA
1 4 (0.35%) MSI
1 4 (0.35%) WinDbg
General
1 202 (17.70%) Finance
2 58 (5.08%) Banking
3 55 (4.82%) Legal
4 30 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.37%) Back Office
5 27 (2.37%) Law
6 26 (2.28%) Advertising
7 25 (2.19%) Marketing
7 25 (2.19%) Retail
8 22 (1.93%) Publishing
9 19 (1.67%) Games
10 15 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.23%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.05%) Online Betting
13 6 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.35%) Front Office
14 4 (0.35%) Local Government
15 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.088%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.19%) Software Packaging
2 6 (0.53%) ODBC
3 5 (0.44%) XMPP
4 4 (0.35%) COM
4 4 (0.35%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.26%) HTML
6 2 (0.18%) .NET
6 2 (0.18%) CSS
6 2 (0.18%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (0.088%) Web Services
7 1 (0.088%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 66 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (5.43%) Driving Licence
3 62 (5.43%) iPhone
4 59 (5.17%) Fat Client
4 59 (5.17%) Thin Client
5 50 (4.38%) Video Conferencing
6 45 (3.94%) Smartphone
7 35 (3.07%) Hedge funds
8 28 (2.45%) iPad
9 23 (2.02%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.75%) Computer Science
11 18 (1.58%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.49%) Statistics
13 16 (1.40%) Clustering
14 10 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
14 10 (0.88%) User Experience
15 8 (0.70%) Mathematics
16 7 (0.61%) HP StoreVirtual
17 6 (0.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 930 (81.51%) Windows
2 475 (41.63%) Windows 7
3 236 (20.68%) Windows Server
4 220 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 168 (14.72%) Windows 8
6 155 (13.58%) Windows 10
7 134 (11.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 125 (10.96%) Windows XP
9 101 (8.85%) Android
10 96 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 95 (8.33%) Mac OS X
12 63 (5.52%) Apple iOS
13 62 (5.43%) Linux
14 31 (2.72%) Mac OS
15 24 (2.10%) Windows Vista
16 18 (1.58%) Unix
17 6 (0.53%) CentOS
17 6 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
19 3 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (24.80%) ITIL
2 63 (5.52%) Service Delivery
3 48 (4.21%) Mobile Device Management
4 46 (4.03%) Service Management
5 45 (3.94%) Mentoring
6 42 (3.68%) Asset Management
7 35 (3.07%) Project Management
8 30 (2.63%) Software Distribution
9 28 (2.45%) ITIL V3
9 28 (2.45%) Problem Management
10 27 (2.37%) Incident Management
10 27 (2.37%) Investment Management
11 26 (2.28%) ITSM
12 24 (2.10%) Application Packaging
13 21 (1.84%) Application Virtualisation
14 19 (1.67%) Line Management
14 19 (1.67%) Virtual Environments
15 18 (1.58%) Change Management
16 17 (1.49%) Compatibility Testing
17 16 (1.40%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 87 (7.62%) PowerShell
2 29 (2.54%) SQL
3 25 (2.19%) C
3 25 (2.19%) VBScript
4 6 (0.53%) Shell Script
5 5 (0.44%) VBA
6 4 (0.35%) Java
7 2 (0.18%) PHP
7 2 (0.18%) VB
8 1 (0.088%) C#
8 1 (0.088%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.088%) Python
8 1 (0.088%) R
Qualifications
1 128 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (6.66%) MCP
3 62 (5.43%) Degree
4 56 (4.91%) MCSE
5 36 (3.16%) MCSA
6 33 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
6 33 (2.89%) MCDST
7 30 (2.63%) Security Cleared
8 24 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (2.02%) CCNA
10 20 (1.75%) MCITP
11 13 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (0.88%) SC Cleared
13 9 (0.79%) MOS
14 7 (0.61%) HND
15 4 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.26%) A+ Certification
16 3 (0.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (8.33%) SLA
2 7 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 7 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 642 (56.27%) Active Directory
2 83 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (5.96%) XenApp
4 66 (5.78%) Hyper-V
5 42 (3.68%) XenDesktop
6 26 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 26 (2.28%) Terminal Services
7 25 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 22 (1.93%) vSphere
9 12 (1.05%) XenServer
10 9 (0.79%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.53%) Firmware
11 6 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.35%) Xen
13 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.088%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 228 (19.98%) SCCM
2 46 (4.03%) WSUS
3 26 (2.28%) AirWatch
4 19 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (1.05%) Backup Exec
6 11 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (0.79%) Casper Suite
9 7 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.44%) DameWare
11 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.35%) Perfmon
11 4 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.35%) Sysprep
11 4 (0.35%) XenMobile
12 3 (0.26%) SCDPM
13 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.18%) SCOM
13 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.18%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 571 (50.04%) Microsoft
2 266 (23.31%) Citrix
3 140 (12.27%) VMware
4 117 (10.25%) Apple
5 90 (7.89%) Bloomberg
6 87 (7.62%) Cisco
7 75 (6.57%) HP
8 66 (5.78%) Reuters
9 42 (3.68%) Symantec
10 41 (3.59%) Dell
11 35 (3.07%) Polycom
12 30 (2.63%) Intel Security
13 25 (2.19%) Intel
13 25 (2.19%) LANDesk
14 23 (2.02%) Mitel
15 21 (1.84%) Avaya
16 20 (1.75%) Fidessa
17 18 (1.58%) Altiris
18 17 (1.49%) MobileIron
19 16 (1.40%) Adobe
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £29000 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
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London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
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