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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 167 171 198
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 29 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.73% 0.47% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.50% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 2
Average salary £23,250 £37,500 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.00% +45.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,400 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £45,000 £25,950
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
3789 3629 3996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.82% 94.95% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3123 3126 3441
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £56,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Southampton -1 11 £24,500 -42.35%
Portsmouth -13 6 £23,000 -
Eastleigh - 4 £20,000 - 1
Basingstoke +3 3 £20,000 -20.00%
Fareham - 2 £28,000 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) Windows XP
2 31 (57.41%) Active Directory
3 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 24 (44.44%) Citrix
4 24 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 20 (37.04%) MS Office
6 19 (35.19%) MS Excel
7 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
8 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (22.22%) Software Deployment
8 12 (22.22%) Windows 8
9 11 (20.37%) XenApp
9 11 (20.37%) Windows Vista
9 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (20.37%) VMware
10 10 (18.52%) ITIL
10 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (16.67%) XenDesktop
11 9 (16.67%) Windows 2000
11 9 (16.67%) Cisco
11 9 (16.67%) HP
12 8 (14.81%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (14.81%) Degree
13 7 (12.96%) SCCM
13 7 (12.96%) iSeries
13 7 (12.96%) Backup Exec
13 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
13 7 (12.96%) SAP
14 6 (11.11%) SLA

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) MS Office
2 19 (35.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) DHCP
2 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.70%) NAS
3 1 (1.85%) Wireless
3 1 (1.85%) VLAN
3 1 (1.85%) SNMP
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) 3G
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
General
1 6 (11.11%) Back Office
1 6 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) iSeries
2 6 (11.11%) EPoS
2 6 (11.11%) AS400
3 4 (7.41%) Kindle
4 2 (3.70%) PDA
4 2 (3.70%) Life Science
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) Windows XP
3 24 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 12 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Vista
6 9 (16.67%) Windows 2000
7 8 (14.81%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Software Deployment
2 10 (18.52%) ITIL
3 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 4 (7.41%) Time Management
5 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.85%) ITSM
6 1 (1.85%) Network Management
6 1 (1.85%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) MCP
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
2 4 (7.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (57.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.37%) XenApp
3 9 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Backup Exec
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 24 (44.44%) Citrix
3 11 (20.37%) VMware
4 9 (16.67%) HP
4 9 (16.67%) Cisco
5 7 (12.96%) SAP
6 3 (5.56%) Remedy
7 1 (1.85%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 3 days ago