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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 165 167 188
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 24 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.62% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 10
Average salary £25,000 £30,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.03% +19.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £38,000 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
3639 3139 4089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.74% 95.96% 94.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3154 2625 3470
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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
Gosport - 6 - -
Basingstoke -7 5 £28,250 +2.72%
Aldershot - 4 - -
Southampton 0 3 £25,000 -44.44%
Winchester - 2 £20,250 -
Farnborough +1 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £17,500 -
Ringwood - 1 £27,900 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 37 (69.81%) Windows
2 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
3 31 (58.49%) Active Directory
4 28 (52.83%) Windows XP
5 26 (49.06%) Windows 7
6 25 (47.17%) MS Office
7 22 (41.51%) ITIL
7 22 (41.51%) Citrix
8 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
8 16 (30.19%) Software Deployment
9 15 (28.30%) Asset Management
10 14 (26.42%) Windows Mobile
11 13 (24.53%) SCCM
11 13 (24.53%) iSeries
11 13 (24.53%) AS400
11 13 (24.53%) Backup Exec
12 12 (22.64%) HP
12 12 (22.64%) SLA
13 11 (20.75%) Windows 8
14 8 (15.09%) VMware
14 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
14 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
15 7 (13.21%) Windows Vista
16 6 (11.32%) Information Security
16 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
16 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
16 6 (11.32%) IP Telephony
16 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) Lync
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (47.17%) MS Office
2 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) IP Telephony
2 3 (5.66%) 3G
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) VPN
3 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) LAN
3 2 (3.77%) DHCP
3 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.77%) NAS
3 2 (3.77%) Wireless
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
General
1 4 (7.55%) Back Office
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Military
2 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) AS400
1 13 (24.53%) iSeries
2 4 (7.55%) EPoS
2 4 (7.55%) CMDB
3 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.77%) PDA
4 2 (3.77%) Life Science
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 37 (69.81%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Windows XP
3 26 (49.06%) Windows 7
4 14 (26.42%) Windows Mobile
5 11 (20.75%) Windows 8
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Vista
7 4 (7.55%) Windows 2000
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.77%) Android
10 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) ITIL
2 16 (30.19%) Software Deployment
3 15 (28.30%) Asset Management
4 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
5 6 (11.32%) Information Security
5 6 (11.32%) Coaching
6 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
6 4 (7.55%) Time Management
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.89%) ITSM
8 1 (1.89%) Service Management
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.89%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) A+ Certification
3 4 (7.55%) MCSE
3 4 (7.55%) MCITP
4 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) MCTS
6 1 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CCAA
6 1 (1.89%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (58.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) Backup Exec
1 13 (24.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 22 (41.51%) Citrix
3 12 (22.64%) HP
4 8 (15.09%) VMware
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco
6 4 (7.55%) SAP
7 2 (3.77%) Apple
8 1 (1.89%) Symantec
8 1 (1.89%) Remedy
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle
8 1 (1.89%) Dell
8 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow