The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 95 96 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 6 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.48% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.50% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 4
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Desktop Support
East of England

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
1201 1207 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.00% 95.57% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 966 960 769
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +4 3 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £23,000 -
Desktop Support
East of England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Desktop Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 15 (68.18%) Windows 7
4 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
6 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
6 7 (31.82%) MS Office
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 6 (27.27%) SLA
7 6 (27.27%) Apple
7 6 (27.27%) Android
7 6 (27.27%) Retail
8 5 (22.73%) VPN
9 4 (18.18%) HP
9 4 (18.18%) Dell
9 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (18.18%) Smartphone
9 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
9 4 (18.18%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (13.64%) Banking
10 3 (13.64%) SCCM
10 3 (13.64%) LAN
10 3 (13.64%) WAN
11 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 2 (9.09%) Citrix
11 2 (9.09%) Windows XP

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Desktop Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) VPN
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
2 4 (18.18%) Smartphone
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (27.27%) Android
5 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Apple
3 4 (18.18%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam
Chelmsford
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Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago