The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Specialist
Rank - 594 666
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Specialist 0 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London - 0.037% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.040% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 6
Average salary - £42,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +63.46%
UK excluding London average salary - - £23,000
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46521 42684 52638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.74% 93.92% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38422 36027 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Desktop Support Specialist
England

Desktop Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Desktop Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Google Apps
2 8 (88.89%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (88.89%) Google
2 8 (88.89%) Back Office
2 8 (88.89%) Mac OS X
2 8 (88.89%) Apple
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell

Desktop Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Desktop Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (88.89%) Google Apps
General
1 8 (88.89%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Mac OS X
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Google
2 8 (88.89%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft