The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 171 183 174
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 15 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.40% 0.62% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.65% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 17
Average salary £27,000 £24,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.34% -6.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £22,350 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £30,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Desktop Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3538 3818 3759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.06% 94.65% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2923 3092 3222
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Hampshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Basingstoke +33 8 £25,000 +25.00%
Fareham +20 5 £25,500 -32.00%
Aldershot - 1 £27,500 -
Andover - 1 £32,000 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
3 28 (68.29%) Windows 8
4 27 (65.85%) Windows 7
5 25 (60.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
6 24 (58.54%) MS Exchange
6 24 (58.54%) MS Excel
6 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (34.15%) SLA
7 14 (34.15%) Citrix
8 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (31.71%) Windows XP
8 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
10 11 (26.83%) DHCP
10 11 (26.83%) DNS
11 10 (24.39%) MS Office
12 8 (19.51%) ITIL
12 8 (19.51%) VoIP
12 8 (19.51%) Windows Vista
13 7 (17.07%) Life Science
13 7 (17.07%) Performance Management
13 7 (17.07%) iSCSI
13 7 (17.07%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
13 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (17.07%) Unified Communications
13 7 (17.07%) NAS
13 7 (17.07%) Software Deployment

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 24 (58.54%) MS Exchange
2 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (58.54%) MS Excel
2 10 (24.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
2 11 (26.83%) DNS
2 11 (26.83%) DHCP
3 8 (19.51%) VoIP
4 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
4 7 (17.07%) iSCSI
4 7 (17.07%) NAS
4 7 (17.07%) Unified Communications
5 6 (14.63%) LAN
5 6 (14.63%) WAN
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
6 2 (4.88%) VLAN
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MySQL
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Life Science
1 7 (17.07%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Windows 8
3 27 (65.85%) Windows 7
4 25 (60.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (31.71%) Windows XP
7 8 (19.51%) Windows Vista
8 7 (17.07%) Linux
8 7 (17.07%) UNIX
9 4 (9.76%) Windows NT
10 3 (7.32%) Android
10 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
10 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Performance Management
2 7 (17.07%) Software Deployment
3 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.44%) Change Management
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.44%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (2.44%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.07%) MOS
2 7 (17.07%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.88%) XenApp
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (4.88%) Xen
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) Citrix
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) VMware
5 4 (9.76%) Symantec
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco
7 2 (4.88%) HP
7 2 (4.88%) Apple
8 1 (2.44%) Mitel
8 1 (2.44%) Remedy
8 1 (2.44%) McAfee
8 1 (2.44%) Veritas
8 1 (2.44%) Lotus
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