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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 433 437 421
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 535 631 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.64% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.66% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 489 568 578
Median salary £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £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
81095 95808 102984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.64% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67904 80693 85946
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -46 244 £31,750 -2.30% 21
South East +88 133 £25,000 -5.66% 9
South West +61 62 £25,000 -5.66% 2
North West -11 27 £25,000 +13.63% 1
Yorkshire +24 22 £28,000 +19.14%
East of England -19 18 £28,000 +1.81% 3
West Midlands -19 12 £26,000 +4.00% 4
East Midlands 0 11 £19,000 -20.83%
North East +17 6 £20,500 -2.38% 2
Desktop Support
UK

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 891 (82.12%) Windows
2 591 (54.47%) Active Directory
3 535 (49.31%) Microsoft
4 435 (40.09%) Windows 7
5 418 (38.53%) MS Office
6 297 (27.37%) MS Excel
7 285 (26.27%) ITIL
8 222 (20.46%) MS Exchange
8 222 (20.46%) Citrix
9 215 (19.82%) Windows Server
10 208 (19.17%) Office 365
11 199 (18.34%) Finance
12 196 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 184 (16.96%) SCCM
14 172 (15.85%) Windows 10
15 161 (14.84%) Windows 8
16 149 (13.73%) VMware
17 144 (13.27%) TCP/IP
18 131 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
19 125 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012
20 117 (10.78%) LAN
21 108 (9.95%) Windows XP
22 104 (9.59%) Apple
23 101 (9.31%) DNS
24 99 (9.12%) WAN
25 94 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2010
26 91 (8.39%) PowerShell
26 91 (8.39%) DHCP
27 89 (8.20%) Firewall
28 88 (8.11%) 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
1 222 (20.46%) MS Exchange
2 94 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (4.06%) Skype for Business
4 39 (3.59%) SharePoint
5 34 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 30 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (1.47%) IIS
10 6 (0.55%) Apache
10 6 (0.55%) IBM Domino
11 5 (0.46%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.092%) CMS
14 1 (0.092%) Drupal
14 1 (0.092%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.092%) WordPress
Applications
1 418 (38.53%) MS Office
2 297 (27.37%) MS Excel
3 28 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.65%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 5 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.092%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.092%) MS Project
6 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.01%) Eikon
2 5 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (0.18%) Summit
3 2 (0.18%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.092%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.092%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 208 (19.17%) Office 365
2 36 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.11%) Dropbox
5 4 (0.37%) G Suite
6 3 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.28%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.28%) Yammer
7 1 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.092%) IaaS
7 1 (0.092%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.092%) PaaS
7 1 (0.092%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 144 (13.27%) TCP/IP
2 117 (10.78%) LAN
3 101 (9.31%) DNS
4 99 (9.12%) WAN
5 91 (8.39%) DHCP
6 89 (8.20%) Firewall
7 66 (6.08%) VPN
8 59 (5.44%) VoIP
9 37 (3.41%) Internet
10 33 (3.04%) Skype
10 33 (3.04%) Wireless
11 23 (2.12%) IP Telephony
12 20 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
13 18 (1.66%) SAN
14 14 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (1.20%) Network Security
16 10 (0.92%) NAS
16 10 (0.92%) VLAN
17 8 (0.74%) 3G
17 8 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.37%) MySQL
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (0.65%) MSI
2 2 (0.18%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.092%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.092%) JIRA
General
1 199 (18.34%) Finance
2 62 (5.71%) Banking
3 32 (2.95%) Legal
4 27 (2.49%) Advertising
4 27 (2.49%) Law
5 25 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.12%) Retail
7 20 (1.84%) Publishing
8 16 (1.47%) Marketing
9 14 (1.29%) Back Office
10 11 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.74%) Online Betting
12 6 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.55%) Games
13 4 (0.37%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.28%) Front Office
15 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.092%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.092%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.67%) Software Packaging
2 6 (0.55%) Web Services
3 5 (0.46%) REST
3 5 (0.46%) SOAP
4 4 (0.37%) HTML
4 4 (0.37%) LINQ
4 4 (0.37%) ODBC
5 3 (0.28%) XML
5 3 (0.28%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.18%) XMPP
7 1 (0.092%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.18%) Fat Client
1 67 (6.18%) Thin Client
2 59 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.44%) Blackberry
3 45 (4.15%) Driving Licence
4 41 (3.78%) Hedge funds
5 38 (3.50%) iPhone
6 31 (2.86%) Smartphone
6 31 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
7 28 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.49%) iPad
9 25 (2.30%) User Experience
10 24 (2.21%) Computer Science
11 17 (1.57%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.47%) Statistics
13 14 (1.29%) Mathematics
14 11 (1.01%) Mobile Computing
15 10 (0.92%) Fintech
16 7 (0.65%) BYOD
16 7 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 891 (82.12%) Windows
2 435 (40.09%) Windows 7
3 215 (19.82%) Windows Server
4 196 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 172 (15.85%) Windows 10
6 161 (14.84%) Windows 8
7 125 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 108 (9.95%) Windows XP
9 78 (7.19%) Linux
10 76 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 75 (6.91%) Mac OS X
12 62 (5.71%) Android
13 59 (5.44%) Apple iOS
14 29 (2.67%) Mac OS
15 24 (2.21%) Windows Vista
16 17 (1.57%) Unix
17 8 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.55%) Windows Phone
19 5 (0.46%) CentOS
19 5 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (26.27%) ITIL
2 56 (5.16%) Service Delivery
3 53 (4.88%) Service Management
4 40 (3.69%) Investment Management
5 39 (3.59%) Asset Management
5 39 (3.59%) ITIL V3
6 28 (2.58%) Software Distribution
7 27 (2.49%) Mentoring
8 26 (2.40%) Incident Management
9 25 (2.30%) Problem Management
10 23 (2.12%) Project Management
11 22 (2.03%) Application Packaging
11 22 (2.03%) Application Virtualisation
12 21 (1.94%) Change Management
12 21 (1.94%) Compatibility Testing
12 21 (1.94%) Line Management
13 17 (1.57%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (1.57%) Time Management
14 16 (1.47%) CRM
14 16 (1.47%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 91 (8.39%) PowerShell
2 36 (3.32%) SQL
3 16 (1.47%) C
4 10 (0.92%) VBScript
5 8 (0.74%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.37%) Python
7 3 (0.28%) PHP
7 3 (0.28%) R
7 3 (0.28%) VBA
8 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.18%) Java
8 2 (0.18%) Perl
9 1 (0.092%) C#
9 1 (0.092%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (0.092%) VB
Qualifications
1 131 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (7.65%) MCP
3 69 (6.36%) MCSE
4 55 (5.07%) Degree
5 47 (4.33%) Security Cleared
6 37 (3.41%) MCSA
7 33 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (2.67%) MCITP
9 22 (2.03%) SC Cleared
10 19 (1.75%) CCNA
10 19 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (1.38%) MCDST
12 10 (0.92%) A+ Certification
13 9 (0.83%) HND
13 9 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (0.83%) MOS
14 8 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.55%) IBM Certification
15 6 (0.55%) MCTS
16 4 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.73%) SLA
2 7 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 591 (54.47%) Active Directory
2 88 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (6.18%) Hyper-V
4 42 (3.87%) XenApp
5 30 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 27 (2.49%) XenDesktop
7 18 (1.66%) Terminal Services
7 18 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
8 16 (1.47%) vSphere
9 10 (0.92%) BitLocker
10 8 (0.74%) XenServer
11 6 (0.55%) Firmware
11 6 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.37%) Xen
14 3 (0.28%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 184 (16.96%) SCCM
2 23 (2.12%) WSUS
3 15 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (1.20%) Backup Exec
4 13 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (1.01%) AirWatch
6 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (0.55%) Casper Suite
7 6 (0.55%) ZENworks
8 4 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.28%) DameWare
9 3 (0.28%) SCOM
10 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.18%) Sysprep
10 2 (0.18%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.092%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 535 (49.31%) Microsoft
2 222 (20.46%) Citrix
3 149 (13.73%) VMware
4 104 (9.59%) Apple
5 79 (7.28%) Bloomberg
6 78 (7.19%) Cisco
7 70 (6.45%) Reuters
8 59 (5.44%) HP
9 50 (4.61%) Intel
10 37 (3.41%) Dell
11 30 (2.76%) Intel Security
12 23 (2.12%) Avaya
12 23 (2.12%) Mitel
13 21 (1.94%) Polycom
14 18 (1.66%) IBM
14 18 (1.66%) Symantec
15 16 (1.47%) FactSet
15 16 (1.47%) Sage
16 13 (1.20%) MobileIron
17 12 (1.11%) Red Hat
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £26000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + contributory pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Gorkana
Salary: £0 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Diss, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Mint
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Hh Global
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 15% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Rugby
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Posted: 12 days ago
Easy commute from Newbury, Swindon, South Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £30k + VG Benefits upon experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Easy commute from Newbury, Swindon, South Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £30k + VG Benefits upon experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Macclesfield
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago