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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 91 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.50% 0.68% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.70% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 11
Median salary £43,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+74.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £22,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £26,250 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
972 1290 1386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.81% 97.58% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 779 1050 1134
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram 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 6 May 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
Brentwood - 3 - -
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -
Desktop Support
East of England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

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

1 12 (92.31%) MS Office
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Citrix
4 8 (61.54%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) Apple
5 7 (53.85%) HP
5 7 (53.85%) Blackberry
5 7 (53.85%) Android
5 7 (53.85%) XenApp
5 7 (53.85%) vSphere
6 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
6 6 (46.15%) Mobile Computing
6 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
6 6 (46.15%) AppSense
6 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (46.15%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 6 (46.15%) Thin Client
6 6 (46.15%) Dell
6 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) Fat Client
6 6 (46.15%) ITSM
7 4 (30.77%) Legal
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 3 (23.08%) Law
8 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) Windows XP

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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (92.31%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
1 1 (7.69%) IMAP
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
1 1 (7.69%) POP3
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Legal
2 3 (23.08%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Blackberry
2 6 (46.15%) Fat Client
2 6 (46.15%) Mobile Computing
2 6 (46.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Android
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) Debian
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 6 (46.15%) ITSM
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ISMS
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) vSphere
1 7 (53.85%) XenApp
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SmoothWall
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Citrix
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) Apple
4 7 (53.85%) HP
5 6 (46.15%) AppSense
5 6 (46.15%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Acronis
6 1 (7.69%) Avaya
6 1 (7.69%) AVG
6 1 (7.69%) Draytek
6 1 (7.69%) NETGEAR
6 1 (7.69%) Sage
6 1 (7.69%) Synology
6 1 (7.69%) Toshiba
6 1 (7.69%) Trend Micro
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) ZyXEL