The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Specialist
Rank 600 651 589
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Specialist 7 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.004% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.005% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 10
Average salary £36,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £27,000 -
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -
Desktop Support Specialist
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 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
40133 43019 41043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.73% 93.91% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33808 35399 34741
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 5 (41.67%) MCP
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) MCSE
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (41.67%) A+ Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
3 5 (41.67%) Bloomberg
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (41.67%) SCCM
3 5 (41.67%) iPhone
3 5 (41.67%) CentOS
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Sysprep
4 4 (33.33%) Equities

Desktop Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) iPhone
2 4 (33.33%) Equities
2 4 (33.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
2 5 (41.67%) CentOS
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCP
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (41.67%) A+ Certification
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
1 5 (41.67%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
1 5 (41.67%) Bloomberg