The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Desktop Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Specialist
England / London
Rank 577 635 647
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Specialist 5 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.010% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.010% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -2.77%
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 - £20,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
32064 39029 40373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 96.16% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27140 33641 34037
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Desktop Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Desktop Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Desktop Support Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Desktop Support Specialist Salary Trend in London

Desktop Support Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
City of London - 2 £37,500 -
Desktop Support Specialist
England

Desktop Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Desktop Support Specialist 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 London region featuring Desktop Support Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe
3 3 (50.00%) MCDST
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) LANDesk
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) DNA
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2

Desktop Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) DNA
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCDST
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) LANDesk