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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 129 113 140
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 13 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.64% 0.99% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.03% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 10
Average salary £26,980 £27,250 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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
1917 2036 2378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.04% 95.54% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1583 2002
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
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 5 March 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
Hemel Hempstead -21 5 £26,980 +19.91% 1
Watford -9 2 £26,000 -5.45%
Potters Bar - 2 £32,500 -
St Albans -18 1 £27,500 -
Desktop Support
East of England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (76.19%) Windows 7
3 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
5 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
7 5 (23.81%) MCP
7 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) MCITP
8 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) MCDST
8 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (19.05%) MCSE
8 4 (19.05%) MCSA
8 4 (19.05%) VMware
9 3 (14.29%) DNS
9 3 (14.29%) LAN
9 3 (14.29%) WAN
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (9.52%) Office 365
10 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
10 2 (9.52%) Multimedia
10 2 (9.52%) DHCP
10 2 (9.52%) Cisco
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITSM
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) ERP
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) IT Asset Management
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (23.81%) MCP
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) MCITP
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) MCDST
2 4 (19.05%) MCSE
2 4 (19.05%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago