The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 111 141 133
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 20 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.97% 0.62% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.64% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 22
Median salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £25,100 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £35,000 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,250 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
Desktop Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1960 2189 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.19% 97.07% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1649 1753 2007
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +18 13 £26,000 -5.45%
Hemel Hempstead +15 3 £32,000 +25.49%
Borehamwood - 2 £23,000 -
Potters Bar +2 1 £27,500 +5.76%
Desktop Support
East of England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
3 18 (43.90%) LAN
3 18 (43.90%) Windows 7
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (41.46%) WAN
5 15 (36.59%) Cisco
5 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
6 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
7 12 (29.27%) VMware
7 12 (29.27%) Windows 8
7 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
8 10 (24.39%) DNS
9 9 (21.95%) VPN
10 8 (19.51%) MS Office
10 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (14.63%) DHCP
11 6 (14.63%) Smartphone
11 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
11 6 (14.63%) WSUS
12 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (12.20%) ITIL
12 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
12 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
12 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
13 4 (9.76%) ZENworks
13 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.51%) MS Office
3 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) LAN
2 17 (41.46%) WAN
3 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
4 10 (24.39%) DNS
5 9 (21.95%) VPN
6 6 (14.63%) DHCP
7 3 (7.32%) Skype
8 2 (4.88%) DSL
8 2 (4.88%) MPLS
8 2 (4.88%) SAN
8 2 (4.88%) VoIP
9 1 (2.44%) ADSL
9 1 (2.44%) Firewall
9 1 (2.44%) Internet
9 1 (2.44%) Intranet
9 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (2.44%) Wireless
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Games
1 1 (2.44%) Law
1 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Smartphone
2 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.44%) Handset
5 1 (2.44%) iPhone
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Windows 7
3 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
5 12 (29.27%) Windows 8
5 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.44%) Android
8 1 (2.44%) Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) SUSE
8 1 (2.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
2 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
3 3 (7.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (4.88%) Application Packaging
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.88%) People Management
4 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) IT Audit
5 1 (2.44%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.44%) Web Design
5 1 (2.44%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCSA
3 2 (4.88%) MCITP
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) WSUS
2 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) Cisco
3 12 (29.27%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) Citrix
4 4 (9.76%) Novell
5 2 (4.88%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) Avaya
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) Nortel
6 1 (2.44%) Veeam