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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 127 137 129
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 12 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.59% 0.59% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.61% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 7
Median salary £26,000 £29,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £25,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +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
1959 2289 2258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.08% 96.42% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1677 1983 1867
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 26 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 -1 4 £26,000 -7.14%
Stevenage - 3 £26,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 £25,500 -
Harpenden - 1 £19,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £32,500 - 1
Desktop Support
East of England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 12 (36.36%) MS Office
5 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
7 9 (27.27%) ITIL
8 8 (24.24%) Windows 10
9 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (21.21%) Skype for Business
9 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
9 7 (21.21%) DHCP
9 7 (21.21%) VPN
9 7 (21.21%) DNS
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
10 6 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (18.18%) Skype
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
10 6 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 6 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 4 (12.12%) Smartphone
11 4 (12.12%) WSUS
11 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
11 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (12.12%) SLA
12 3 (9.09%) Cisco
12 3 (9.09%) MCP
12 3 (9.09%) Service Management

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 7 (21.21%) Skype for Business
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Office
2 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
3 6 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DHCP
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
1 7 (21.21%) VPN
2 6 (18.18%) Skype
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) Intranet
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
4 8 (24.24%) Windows 10
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) IT Audit
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCP
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) WSUS
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) Novell
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