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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 416 426 426
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 618 670 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.66% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 565 603 661
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,233 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
88827 98485 108945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.38% 96.51% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 75797 82143 90028
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 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +33 348 £32,500 - 23
South East -4 122 £26,500 - 14
South West +20 38 £27,500 +30.95% 4
Yorkshire +52 32 £24,500 -2.00% 4
East of England +23 30 £26,000 - 5
West Midlands -39 19 £21,000 -20.00% 2
North West +5 18 £22,000 -12.00% 3
East Midlands +20 11 £25,000 +6.38% 2
North East -3 1 £24,750 -15.38% 1
Desktop Support
UK

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1037 (83.36%) Windows
2 716 (57.56%) Active Directory
3 597 (47.99%) Microsoft
4 557 (44.77%) Windows 7
5 443 (35.61%) MS Office
6 300 (24.12%) MS Excel
7 290 (23.31%) Windows Server
8 287 (23.07%) ITIL
9 282 (22.67%) Citrix
10 253 (20.34%) MS Exchange
11 243 (19.53%) SCCM
12 241 (19.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 227 (18.25%) Finance
13 227 (18.25%) Windows 8
14 201 (16.16%) Office 365
15 200 (16.08%) VMware
16 176 (14.15%) Blackberry
17 173 (13.91%) TCP/IP
17 173 (13.91%) Android
18 167 (13.42%) Windows Server 2012
19 166 (13.34%) Windows XP
20 148 (11.90%) DNS
21 137 (11.01%) DHCP
22 136 (10.93%) LAN
23 133 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
23 133 (10.69%) Windows 10
24 130 (10.45%) Apple
25 129 (10.37%) SLA
26 126 (10.13%) Cisco
27 113 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 253 (20.34%) MS Exchange
2 111 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (5.63%) Skype for Business
4 55 (4.42%) SharePoint
5 51 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 51 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 42 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 29 (2.33%) IIS
9 7 (0.56%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.24%) CMS
11 2 (0.16%) WordPress
12 1 (0.080%) Drupal
12 1 (0.080%) JBoss
12 1 (0.080%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.080%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.080%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.080%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 443 (35.61%) MS Office
2 300 (24.12%) MS Excel
3 52 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.32%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.64%) Eikon
3 4 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.32%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) Hi Portfolio
5 1 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.080%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 201 (16.16%) Office 365
2 9 (0.72%) SaaS
3 8 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.40%) Dropbox
6 4 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.32%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.080%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.080%) IaaS
8 1 (0.080%) PaaS
8 1 (0.080%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 173 (13.91%) TCP/IP
2 148 (11.90%) DNS
3 137 (11.01%) DHCP
4 136 (10.93%) LAN
5 106 (8.52%) WAN
6 87 (6.99%) VPN
7 65 (5.23%) Firewall
8 62 (4.98%) VoIP
9 60 (4.82%) Skype
10 54 (4.34%) Wireless
11 42 (3.38%) Internet
12 34 (2.73%) SAN
13 24 (1.93%) Remote Desktop
14 22 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (1.61%) IP Telephony
16 18 (1.45%) VLAN
17 13 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (1.05%) Intranet
18 9 (0.72%) NAS
18 9 (0.72%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (1.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (0.96%) 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
7 1 (0.080%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.080%) 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
1 227 (18.25%) Finance
2 75 (6.03%) Legal
3 64 (5.14%) Banking
4 45 (3.62%) Law
5 33 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.77%) Back Office
7 21 (1.69%) Advertising
7 21 (1.69%) Games
7 21 (1.69%) Retail
8 18 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.21%) Marketing
10 10 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.72%) Local Government
12 8 (0.64%) Publishing
13 6 (0.48%) Front Office
14 5 (0.40%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.16%) Automotive
15 2 (0.16%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.13%) XMPP
2 10 (0.80%) HTML
3 7 (0.56%) Software Packaging
3 7 (0.56%) XML
4 6 (0.48%) ODBC
5 5 (0.40%) .NET
5 5 (0.40%) COM
5 5 (0.40%) X-Windows
6 4 (0.32%) Web Services
7 3 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.16%) CSS
8 2 (0.16%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (0.080%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 176 (14.15%) Blackberry
2 90 (7.23%) iPhone
3 85 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (6.03%) Driving Licence
5 71 (5.71%) Smartphone
6 55 (4.42%) Video Conferencing
7 51 (4.10%) Fat Client
7 51 (4.10%) Thin Client
8 34 (2.73%) Hedge funds
9 29 (2.33%) iPad
9 29 (2.33%) Management Information System
10 26 (2.09%) Client/Server
11 23 (1.85%) Data Centre
12 20 (1.61%) Clustering
13 19 (1.53%) Computer Science
14 12 (0.96%) HP StoreVirtual
15 7 (0.56%) Handset
15 7 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
16 6 (0.48%) AS400
16 6 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1037 (83.36%) Windows
2 557 (44.77%) Windows 7
3 290 (23.31%) Windows Server
4 241 (19.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 227 (18.25%) Windows 8
6 173 (13.91%) Android
7 167 (13.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 166 (13.34%) Windows XP
9 133 (10.69%) Windows 10
10 109 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 105 (8.44%) Mac OS X
12 85 (6.83%) Apple iOS
13 35 (2.81%) Linux
13 35 (2.81%) Mac OS
14 26 (2.09%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.64%) Unix
16 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X Server
16 4 (0.32%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (23.07%) ITIL
2 58 (4.66%) Mentoring
2 58 (4.66%) Service Delivery
3 46 (3.70%) Asset Management
4 45 (3.62%) Service Management
5 44 (3.54%) Mobile Device Management
6 33 (2.65%) Incident Management
7 32 (2.57%) Patch Management
8 28 (2.25%) ITSM
9 27 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (2.01%) Application Packaging
10 25 (2.01%) Problem Management
10 25 (2.01%) Project Management
11 22 (1.77%) Migration
12 21 (1.69%) Data Protection
12 21 (1.69%) Virtual Environments
13 19 (1.53%) ITIL V3
14 18 (1.45%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (1.45%) Software Distribution
15 15 (1.21%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (4.66%) PowerShell
2 39 (3.14%) SQL
3 28 (2.25%) VBScript
4 24 (1.93%) C
5 6 (0.48%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.32%) Java
7 3 (0.24%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.24%) VBA
8 2 (0.16%) PHP
9 1 (0.080%) C#
9 1 (0.080%) C++
9 1 (0.080%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.080%) Python
9 1 (0.080%) VB
Qualifications
1 133 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (6.19%) Degree
3 68 (5.47%) MCP
4 64 (5.14%) MCSE
5 40 (3.22%) MCDST
6 33 (2.65%) MCSA
7 27 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (1.93%) CCNA
10 18 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 18 (1.45%) Security Cleared
11 13 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (1.05%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.80%) MOS
13 9 (0.72%) MCITP
14 6 (0.48%) A+ Certification
14 6 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.40%) DBS Check
16 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 3 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (10.37%) SLA
2 9 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.080%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 716 (57.56%) Active Directory
2 113 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (7.96%) XenApp
4 55 (4.42%) Hyper-V
5 54 (4.34%) XenDesktop
6 26 (2.09%) vSphere
7 22 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
8 15 (1.21%) Terminal Services
9 13 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.64%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.64%) XenServer
12 7 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.40%) Firmware
13 5 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 243 (19.53%) SCCM
2 63 (5.06%) WSUS
3 27 (2.17%) AirWatch
4 19 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (0.96%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.64%) Casper Suite
7 7 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.32%) Perfmon
9 4 (0.32%) SCOM
9 4 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.32%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.32%) ZENworks
10 3 (0.24%) DameWare
10 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.24%) Opsview
10 3 (0.24%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.24%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 597 (47.99%) Microsoft
2 282 (22.67%) Citrix
3 200 (16.08%) VMware
4 130 (10.45%) Apple
5 126 (10.13%) Cisco
6 90 (7.23%) Bloomberg
7 87 (6.99%) HP
8 57 (4.58%) Symantec
9 54 (4.34%) Dell
10 41 (3.30%) Reuters
11 40 (3.22%) Polycom
12 36 (2.89%) LANDesk
13 29 (2.33%) Avaya
14 26 (2.09%) Mitel
15 24 (1.93%) Adobe
16 22 (1.77%) Altiris
17 20 (1.61%) Fidessa
17 20 (1.61%) iManage
18 19 (1.53%) Intel Security
18 19 (1.53%) Samsung
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Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
JM
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum Annual bonus(up tp 20%) Excellent Be
Posted: 13 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Robert Half
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Bristow Holland
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 35-45k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £29,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-38,000 + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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West London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
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