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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
UK / England
Rank 430 450 409
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 471 549 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.59% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.61% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 425 487 577
Median salary £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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
75891 90278 94879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 63467 76551 79541
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -23 219 £32,500 - 17
South East +63 113 £25,000 -5.66% 11
South West +52 56 £25,000 -3.84% 4
North West -16 31 £20,000 -14.89% 4
West Midlands +1 18 £24,500 - 1
East of England +9 14 £26,000 - 2
Yorkshire +14 11 £27,500 +13.98%
East Midlands +11 7 £19,000 -32.47% 2
North East - 2 - -
Desktop Support
UK

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 817 (82.28%) Windows
2 543 (54.68%) Active Directory
3 508 (51.16%) Microsoft
4 402 (40.48%) Windows 7
5 394 (39.68%) MS Office
6 278 (28.00%) MS Excel
7 256 (25.78%) ITIL
8 204 (20.54%) Office 365
9 197 (19.84%) Windows Server
10 196 (19.74%) MS Exchange
10 196 (19.74%) Citrix
11 181 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 179 (18.03%) Windows 10
13 174 (17.52%) Finance
14 157 (15.81%) Windows 8
14 157 (15.81%) SCCM
15 153 (15.41%) VMware
16 131 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
17 130 (13.09%) TCP/IP
18 126 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
19 100 (10.07%) Apple
20 91 (9.16%) LAN
21 90 (9.06%) Windows XP
22 88 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
23 86 (8.66%) DNS
23 86 (8.66%) Firewall
24 83 (8.36%) WAN
25 78 (7.85%) MCP
26 77 (7.75%) PowerShell
27 74 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 196 (19.74%) MS Exchange
2 74 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (3.63%) SharePoint
4 34 (3.42%) Skype for Business
5 32 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 21 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (0.81%) IIS
10 6 (0.60%) IBM Domino
11 5 (0.50%) Apache
11 5 (0.50%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 394 (39.68%) MS Office
2 278 (28.00%) MS Excel
3 17 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.70%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.70%) Eikon
2 5 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.20%) Summit
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.10%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 204 (20.54%) Office 365
2 40 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.11%) Dropbox
5 5 (0.50%) G Suite
6 3 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.30%) Yammer
7 2 (0.20%) SaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 130 (13.09%) TCP/IP
2 91 (9.16%) LAN
3 86 (8.66%) DNS
3 86 (8.66%) Firewall
4 83 (8.36%) WAN
5 73 (7.35%) DHCP
6 64 (6.45%) VPN
7 49 (4.93%) VoIP
8 36 (3.63%) Internet
9 30 (3.02%) Wireless
10 21 (2.11%) Skype
11 20 (2.01%) Remote Desktop
12 19 (1.91%) IP Telephony
13 15 (1.51%) SAN
14 13 (1.31%) Network Security
15 11 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (1.11%) WLAN
16 10 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (0.91%) SMTP
18 8 (0.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.30%) FileMaker
5 3 (0.30%) MySQL
5 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (0.91%) MSI
2 2 (0.20%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.10%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.10%) JIRA
General
1 174 (17.52%) Finance
2 56 (5.64%) Banking
3 32 (3.22%) Legal
4 31 (3.12%) Law
5 22 (2.22%) Advertising
6 21 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.91%) Retail
8 16 (1.61%) Publishing
9 11 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.11%) Marketing
10 10 (1.01%) Back Office
11 4 (0.40%) Games
11 4 (0.40%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.40%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.30%) Front Office
12 3 (0.30%) Local Government
13 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.32%) Software Packaging
2 6 (0.60%) Web Services
3 5 (0.50%) REST
3 5 (0.50%) SOAP
4 4 (0.40%) LINQ
5 3 (0.30%) HTML
6 2 (0.20%) XML
6 2 (0.20%) XMPP
6 2 (0.20%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.10%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.15%) Fat Client
1 71 (7.15%) Thin Client
2 51 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (3.83%) Blackberry
3 38 (3.83%) Hedge funds
4 30 (3.02%) Driving Licence
4 30 (3.02%) iPhone
4 30 (3.02%) Smartphone
5 27 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
6 26 (2.62%) User Experience
7 24 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.01%) iPad
9 19 (1.91%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.31%) Statistics
11 12 (1.21%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.01%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.91%) Biotechnology
13 9 (0.91%) Fintech
14 8 (0.81%) BYOD
14 8 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 817 (82.28%) Windows
2 402 (40.48%) Windows 7
3 197 (19.84%) Windows Server
4 181 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 179 (18.03%) Windows 10
6 157 (15.81%) Windows 8
7 131 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 90 (9.06%) Windows XP
9 73 (7.35%) Mac OS X
10 72 (7.25%) Linux
11 60 (6.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 55 (5.54%) Android
13 53 (5.34%) Apple iOS
14 21 (2.11%) Mac OS
15 20 (2.01%) Windows Vista
16 11 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (1.01%) Unix
18 6 (0.60%) Windows Phone
19 4 (0.40%) CentOS
19 4 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (25.78%) ITIL
2 56 (5.64%) Service Management
3 48 (4.83%) Service Delivery
4 43 (4.33%) Asset Management
5 41 (4.13%) Investment Management
6 36 (3.63%) ITIL V3
7 32 (3.22%) Incident Management
8 28 (2.82%) Problem Management
9 24 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
10 22 (2.22%) Application Packaging
11 20 (2.01%) Change Management
11 20 (2.01%) Software Distribution
12 19 (1.91%) Line Management
12 19 (1.91%) Mentoring
13 18 (1.81%) Time Management
14 16 (1.61%) Application Virtualisation
14 16 (1.61%) CRM
15 15 (1.51%) Compatibility Testing
15 15 (1.51%) Fund Management
16 14 (1.41%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 77 (7.75%) PowerShell
2 33 (3.32%) SQL
3 12 (1.21%) C
4 8 (0.81%) VBA
5 5 (0.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.40%) Python
7 3 (0.30%) Perl
7 3 (0.30%) R
7 3 (0.30%) VBScript
8 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.10%) C#
9 1 (0.10%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (0.10%) Java
9 1 (0.10%) PHP
9 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 126 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (7.85%) MCP
3 67 (6.75%) MCSE
4 48 (4.83%) Degree
5 45 (4.53%) Security Cleared
6 31 (3.12%) ITIL Certification
7 27 (2.72%) MCSA
8 26 (2.62%) SC Cleared
9 25 (2.52%) MCITP
10 12 (1.21%) MCDST
11 11 (1.11%) CCNA
11 11 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (1.01%) A+ Certification
13 9 (0.91%) HND
14 8 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.70%) MCTS
16 6 (0.60%) IBM Certification
16 6 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 5 (0.50%) CISSP
17 5 (0.50%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.75%) SLA
2 7 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.20%) QA
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 543 (54.68%) Active Directory
2 88 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 51 (5.14%) XenApp
5 33 (3.32%) XenDesktop
6 26 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (1.61%) vSphere
8 14 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (1.01%) BitLocker
10 9 (0.91%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.70%) Firmware
12 6 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.40%) Sendmail
14 4 (0.40%) Xen
15 3 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.30%) XenServer
16 2 (0.20%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 157 (15.81%) SCCM
2 11 (1.11%) AirWatch
2 11 (1.11%) Backup Exec
2 11 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (1.11%) WSUS
3 9 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (0.60%) ZENworks
6 5 (0.50%) Casper Suite
6 5 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.30%) SCOM
7 3 (0.30%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.20%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.10%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.10%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.10%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 508 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 196 (19.74%) Citrix
3 153 (15.41%) VMware
4 100 (10.07%) Apple
5 72 (7.25%) Bloomberg
5 72 (7.25%) Cisco
6 65 (6.55%) Reuters
7 58 (5.84%) Intel
8 44 (4.43%) HP
9 26 (2.62%) Intel Security
10 23 (2.32%) Dell
11 22 (2.22%) Avaya
12 17 (1.71%) FactSet
12 17 (1.71%) IBM
12 17 (1.71%) Mitel
13 15 (1.51%) Red Hat
14 14 (1.41%) Polycom
14 14 (1.41%) Sage
15 13 (1.31%) MobileIron
15 13 (1.31%) Sophos
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