The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 147 135 126
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 7 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.29% 0.61% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.63% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 5
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +8.91%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
2293 2374 2001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.30% 95.88% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 1974 1590
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Watford -12 5 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Potters Bar - 2 £26,000 -
Desktop Support
East of England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (30.00%) Symantec
8 5 (25.00%) DNS
8 5 (25.00%) VMware
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) LAN
8 5 (25.00%) WAN
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (15.00%) MS Office
10 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
11 2 (10.00%) ACSP
11 2 (10.00%) Cisco
11 2 (10.00%) SCCM
11 2 (10.00%) MobileIron
11 2 (10.00%) Server Building
11 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
11 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 2 (10.00%) MCP
11 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
11 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
11 2 (10.00%) VPN

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) DSL
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) Server Building
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCP
1 2 (10.00%) ACSP
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Symantec
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) MobileIron
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
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