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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
UK / England
Rank 478 435 378
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 397 609 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.64% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.66% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 363 533 635
Median salary £27,000 £28,068 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%

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
75770 92206 94914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.48% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63335 78206 79140
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -42 198 £32,500 +1.56% 21
South East +35 83 £25,000 -5.66% 7
South West +34 39 £25,000 -5.66% 3
East of England +16 26 £25,500 -8.92% 2
West Midlands +23 21 £24,000 - 2
North West -29 20 £21,000 -10.63% 2
East Midlands +4 6 £25,000 -23.07%
Yorkshire +16 5 £25,000 +3.09%
North East +5 1 £19,000 -9.52%
Desktop Support
UK

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 754 (82.86%) Windows
2 504 (55.38%) Active Directory
3 457 (50.22%) Microsoft
4 370 (40.66%) Windows 7
5 351 (38.57%) MS Office
6 263 (28.90%) MS Excel
7 222 (24.40%) ITIL
8 185 (20.33%) MS Exchange
9 184 (20.22%) Office 365
10 179 (19.67%) Windows 10
11 176 (19.34%) Windows Server
12 166 (18.24%) Citrix
13 164 (18.02%) Finance
13 164 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
14 152 (16.70%) VMware
15 142 (15.60%) Windows 8
16 135 (14.84%) Windows Server 2012
17 132 (14.51%) SCCM
18 129 (14.18%) TCP/IP
19 128 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
20 102 (11.21%) LAN
21 94 (10.33%) WAN
22 89 (9.78%) Apple
23 87 (9.56%) VMware Infrastructure
24 81 (8.90%) DNS
25 78 (8.57%) Firewall
26 77 (8.46%) Cisco
26 77 (8.46%) Windows XP
27 72 (7.91%) MCP
28 71 (7.80%) DHCP

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
1 185 (20.33%) MS Exchange
2 70 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (3.52%) SharePoint
4 31 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 26 (2.86%) Skype for Business
7 25 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (0.66%) IBM Domino
9 5 (0.55%) IIS
10 4 (0.44%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.33%) Apache
11 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 351 (38.57%) MS Office
2 263 (28.90%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.55%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 4 (0.44%) MS Project
6 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Eikon
2 4 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Summit
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 184 (20.22%) Office 365
2 40 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.99%) Dropbox
5 6 (0.66%) G Suite
6 4 (0.44%) SaaS
7 3 (0.33%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.33%) Yammer
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 129 (14.18%) TCP/IP
2 102 (11.21%) LAN
3 94 (10.33%) WAN
4 81 (8.90%) DNS
5 78 (8.57%) Firewall
6 71 (7.80%) DHCP
7 64 (7.03%) VPN
8 41 (4.51%) VoIP
9 36 (3.96%) Internet
10 35 (3.85%) Wireless
11 21 (2.31%) IP Telephony
12 18 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (1.76%) WLAN
15 15 (1.65%) Skype
16 14 (1.54%) Network Security
17 13 (1.43%) SAN
18 9 (0.99%) SMTP
19 8 (0.88%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.33%) FileMaker
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (1.21%) MSI
2 2 (0.22%) FrontPage
2 2 (0.22%) JIRA
3 1 (0.11%) InstallShield
General
1 164 (18.02%) Finance
2 55 (6.04%) Banking
3 27 (2.97%) Law
3 27 (2.97%) Legal
4 19 (2.09%) Advertising
5 18 (1.98%) Retail
6 14 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.66%) Marketing
10 4 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.44%) Publishing
11 3 (0.33%) Back Office
11 3 (0.33%) Front Office
11 3 (0.33%) Games
12 2 (0.22%) Automotive
12 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.22%) German Language
12 2 (0.22%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.98%) Software Packaging
2 6 (0.66%) Web Services
3 5 (0.55%) REST
3 5 (0.55%) SOAP
4 4 (0.44%) LINQ
5 3 (0.33%) HTML
6 2 (0.22%) XML
6 2 (0.22%) XMPP
7 1 (0.11%) .NET
7 1 (0.11%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 65 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 46 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.95%) Blackberry
4 43 (4.73%) Hedge funds
5 38 (4.18%) Smartphone
6 32 (3.52%) iPhone
7 27 (2.97%) Driving Licence
8 24 (2.64%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.64%) User Experience
9 19 (2.09%) iPad
9 19 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (1.54%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.21%) BYOD
11 11 (1.21%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.99%) Biotechnology
12 9 (0.99%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.77%) Fintech
13 7 (0.77%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 754 (82.86%) Windows
2 370 (40.66%) Windows 7
3 179 (19.67%) Windows 10
4 176 (19.34%) Windows Server
5 164 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 142 (15.60%) Windows 8
7 135 (14.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 77 (8.46%) Windows XP
9 62 (6.81%) Android
9 62 (6.81%) Mac OS X
10 57 (6.26%) Linux
11 53 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 44 (4.84%) Apple iOS
13 21 (2.31%) Mac OS
14 19 (2.09%) Windows Vista
15 10 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.77%) Unix
17 6 (0.66%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.44%) CentOS
18 4 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (24.40%) ITIL
2 53 (5.82%) Service Management
3 38 (4.18%) Service Delivery
4 36 (3.96%) Incident Management
5 35 (3.85%) Investment Management
6 31 (3.41%) Asset Management
6 31 (3.41%) ITIL V3
7 25 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 23 (2.53%) CRM
8 23 (2.53%) Problem Management
9 21 (2.31%) Change Management
10 19 (2.09%) Time Management
11 18 (1.98%) Application Packaging
12 17 (1.87%) Fund Management
12 17 (1.87%) Software Distribution
13 16 (1.76%) Line Management
14 13 (1.43%) Mentoring
14 13 (1.43%) Mobile Device Management
15 12 (1.32%) Software Deployment
16 11 (1.21%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (7.80%) PowerShell
2 40 (4.40%) SQL
3 10 (1.10%) C
4 6 (0.66%) VBA
5 5 (0.55%) VBScript
6 4 (0.44%) Python
7 3 (0.33%) Perl
7 3 (0.33%) R
7 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.22%) PHP
9 1 (0.11%) C#
9 1 (0.11%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (0.11%) Java
9 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 128 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (7.91%) MCP
3 70 (7.69%) MCSE
4 50 (5.49%) Degree
5 46 (5.05%) Security Cleared
6 35 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
7 29 (3.19%) SC Cleared
8 23 (2.53%) MCSA
9 21 (2.31%) MCITP
10 15 (1.65%) MCDST
11 11 (1.21%) A+ Certification
12 9 (0.99%) CCNA
12 9 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.88%) MCTS
14 7 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.66%) IBM Certification
15 6 (0.66%) MOS
15 6 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.55%) CISSP
16 5 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.37%) SLA
2 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.22%) QA
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 504 (55.38%) Active Directory
2 87 (9.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 48 (5.27%) XenApp
5 34 (3.74%) XenDesktop
6 23 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (1.43%) vSphere
8 11 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.55%) Firmware
11 5 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.44%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.44%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.44%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.22%) Xen
15 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 132 (14.51%) SCCM
2 15 (1.65%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.32%) WSUS
4 11 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
5 10 (1.10%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.66%) ZENworks
8 5 (0.55%) Jamf Pro
8 5 (0.55%) SCOM
8 5 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.33%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.22%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.22%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.11%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.11%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 457 (50.22%) Microsoft
2 166 (18.24%) Citrix
3 152 (16.70%) VMware
4 89 (9.78%) Apple
5 77 (8.46%) Cisco
6 70 (7.69%) Bloomberg
7 64 (7.03%) Reuters
8 53 (5.82%) Intel
9 38 (4.18%) HP
10 22 (2.42%) Avaya
11 20 (2.20%) Dell
12 18 (1.98%) FactSet
12 18 (1.98%) Mitel
13 17 (1.87%) Intel Security
14 15 (1.65%) Sophos
15 14 (1.54%) IBM
15 14 (1.54%) Red Hat
15 14 (1.54%) Symantec
16 13 (1.43%) Sage
16 13 (1.43%) Veeam
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Salary: £25000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + pension, retail discounts
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + on call
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Laptop + Phone
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus bonus+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £27k - 32k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
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ZenTech Talent
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Excellent Bens
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City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
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Talent Point
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Talent Point
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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