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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 176 171 177
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 12 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.32% 0.51% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.54% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 4
Average salary £27,900 £23,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.30% -14.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,000 £15,675
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
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
3613 3720 3898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.28% 94.46% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3058 3130 3166
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 £57,500 £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
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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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 +16 8 £27,000 +22.72% 1
Southampton -14 1 £28,000 +1.81%
Aldershot - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £21,000 - 1
Ringwood - 1 £27,900 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) ITIL
3 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
4 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
5 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 13 (33.33%) MS Office
7 12 (30.77%) Windows XP
8 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
8 10 (25.64%) Citrix
8 10 (25.64%) Windows 8
9 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
10 8 (20.51%) SLA
10 8 (20.51%) HP
11 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
11 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (17.95%) IP Telephony
11 7 (17.95%) Asset Management
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 6 (15.38%) Information Security
12 6 (15.38%) SCCM
12 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (15.38%) Coaching
13 5 (12.82%) A+ Certification
13 5 (12.82%) AS400
13 5 (12.82%) Backup Exec
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (12.82%) iSeries
13 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (12.82%) Software Deployment

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Office
2 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.13%) LAN
2 2 (5.13%) VPN
2 2 (5.13%) 3G
3 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (5.13%) Electronics
1 2 (5.13%) Military
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) AS400
1 5 (12.82%) iSeries
2 4 (10.26%) PDA
2 4 (10.26%) CMDB
3 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) EPoS
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 12 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 10 (25.64%) Windows 8
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (7.69%) Android
9 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.95%) Asset Management
4 6 (15.38%) Information Security
4 6 (15.38%) Coaching
5 5 (12.82%) Software Deployment
6 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.13%) Service Management
9 1 (2.56%) People Management
9 1 (2.56%) WFM
9 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.56%) Time Management
9 1 (2.56%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) A+ Certification
3 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) MCITP
4 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) MCTS
6 1 (2.56%) CCAA
6 1 (2.56%) CCENT
6 1 (2.56%) MCSA
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) SCCM
2 5 (12.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Citrix
3 8 (20.51%) HP
4 4 (10.26%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Apple
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) Avaya
6 1 (2.56%) Novell
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
Havant, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago