The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
Rank 78 94 94
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 6 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.64% 0.69% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.71% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Median salary £25,000 £28,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +19.14%
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 Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
894 1127 1245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.01% 96.99% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 662 867 1007
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Essex region.

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Essex

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Brentwood +17 2 - -
Colchester +5 2 £25,000 -9.09%
Witham - 2 - -
Desktop Support
East of England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
5 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (25.00%) Mitel
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
1 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Intel Security
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) AppSense
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Mitel
3 2 (25.00%) VMware