The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 171 169 188
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 23 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.59% 0.43% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.45% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 5
Average salary £25,250 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.88% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £31,900
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,250 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +3.06%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3692 3745 3833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.92% 94.76% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3028 3215 3327
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
South East

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 August 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 1 August 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
(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
Southampton +15 7 £24,500 -34.66%
Portsmouth -23 5 £26,000 +13.04%
Fareham - 4 £40,000 -
Eastleigh - 1 £22,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
3 22 (44.90%) Windows XP
4 20 (40.82%) Windows 7
5 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
6 15 (30.61%) MS Office
6 15 (30.61%) ITIL
7 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 14 (28.57%) Citrix
8 13 (26.53%) Windows 2000
9 12 (24.49%) Retail
10 11 (22.45%) SAP
11 10 (20.41%) EPoS
11 10 (20.41%) Back Office
12 9 (18.37%) VMware
12 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (18.37%) XenApp
12 9 (18.37%) XenDesktop
13 8 (16.33%) Degree
13 8 (16.33%) Time Management
14 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (12.24%) Windows 8
15 6 (12.24%) Cisco
15 6 (12.24%) MCP
16 5 (10.20%) Windows Vista
16 5 (10.20%) HP
16 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
17 4 (8.16%) Kindle

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Office
2 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) LAN
3 2 (4.08%) WAN
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) SNMP
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) VLAN
General
1 12 (24.49%) Retail
2 10 (20.41%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) EPoS
2 4 (8.16%) Kindle
3 2 (4.08%) PDA
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) Windows XP
3 20 (40.82%) Windows 7
4 13 (26.53%) Windows 2000
5 6 (12.24%) Windows 8
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.04%) Android
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Time Management
3 3 (6.12%) Software Deployment
4 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.04%) Network Management
5 1 (2.04%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) MCP
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.37%) XenApp
2 9 (18.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) Citrix
3 11 (22.45%) SAP
4 9 (18.37%) VMware
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco
6 5 (10.20%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) Remedy
7 2 (4.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.04%) Google
8 1 (2.04%) Symantec