The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 302 345 389
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 411 354 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.92% 0.72% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.76% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 374 320 210
Average salary £31,750 £31,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.41% +8.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
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
41638 46377 43450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.52% 93.93% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35147 38246 36697
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in London

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in London

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in London

Desktop Support
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
City of London +61 113 £43,000 +22.85% 8
Chiswick - 7 £24,000 -
Greenwich - 4 £28,500 -
Hammersmith -4 3 £25,000 +13.63%
Docklands, London -8 3 £34,000 -20.00%
Bromley - 2 £27,500 -
Croydon - 2 £29,000 - 1
Hayes - 2 £40,000 -
Hounslow +13 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 - -
Mayfair -4 1 £20,000 -33.33%
Brentford - 1 £26,500 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £25,000 -
Teddington - 1 £22,500 -
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 661 (86.63%) Windows
2 495 (64.88%) Active Directory
3 433 (56.75%) Windows 7
4 421 (55.18%) Microsoft
5 310 (40.63%) MS Office
6 286 (37.48%) ITIL
7 266 (34.86%) Blackberry
8 253 (33.16%) Finance
9 213 (27.92%) MS Excel
10 188 (24.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 158 (20.71%) Windows XP
12 154 (20.18%) Citrix
13 144 (18.87%) MS Exchange
14 129 (16.91%) Windows 8
15 122 (15.99%) MCP
16 118 (15.47%) MCSE
17 117 (15.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 117 (15.33%) Banking
18 114 (14.94%) TCP/IP
19 107 (14.02%) Apple
20 102 (13.37%) LAN
21 99 (12.98%) VMware
22 98 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
23 90 (11.80%) SCCM
24 89 (11.66%) VPN
25 87 (11.40%) Cisco
26 82 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
27 80 (10.48%) Investment Banking
28 77 (10.09%) Service Management
29 76 (9.96%) WAN

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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
1 144 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 117 (15.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 51 (6.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (4.19%) SharePoint
5 30 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (2.62%) IBM Notes
8 18 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (2.23%) WorkSite
10 11 (1.44%) Lync
11 5 (0.66%) LiveLink
12 3 (0.39%) IIS
13 2 (0.26%) Apache
13 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.13%) GroupWise
Applications
1 310 (40.63%) MS Office
2 213 (27.92%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Eikon
2 2 (0.26%) HiPortfolio
2 2 (0.26%) Front Arena
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.50%) Office 365
2 22 (2.88%) Google Apps
3 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 114 (14.94%) TCP/IP
2 102 (13.37%) LAN
3 89 (11.66%) VPN
4 76 (9.96%) WAN
5 72 (9.44%) DNS
6 69 (9.04%) DHCP
7 40 (5.24%) Firewall
8 26 (3.41%) Wireless
8 26 (3.41%) Network Security
8 26 (3.41%) VoIP
9 21 (2.75%) IP Telephony
10 18 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (1.97%) ADSL
12 13 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (1.18%) Internet
14 7 (0.92%) Structured Cabling
15 6 (0.79%) NAS
16 5 (0.66%) SSL
16 5 (0.66%) Ethernet
17 4 (0.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.26%) DTS
3 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.13%) MySQL
4 1 (0.13%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.39%) Ant
3 2 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 253 (33.16%) Finance
2 117 (15.33%) Banking
3 80 (10.48%) Investment Banking
4 62 (8.13%) Front Office
5 59 (7.73%) Law
6 58 (7.60%) Financial Institution
7 45 (5.90%) Legal
8 29 (3.80%) Telecoms
9 21 (2.75%) Back Office
10 10 (1.31%) Retail
10 10 (1.31%) Advertising
10 10 (1.31%) Marketing
11 8 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
12 7 (0.92%) Games
13 5 (0.66%) Publishing
14 4 (0.52%) French Language
15 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.26%) Electronics
16 2 (0.26%) German Language
17 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.66%) COM
1 5 (0.66%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.39%) HTML
3 2 (0.26%) LINQ
3 2 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.26%) WSH
4 1 (0.13%) XMPP
4 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 266 (34.86%) Blackberry
2 53 (6.95%) iPhone
3 46 (6.03%) Hedge funds
4 37 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.59%) Video Conferencing
6 29 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 24 (3.15%) Fat Client
7 24 (3.15%) Thin Client
8 16 (2.10%) iPad
9 12 (1.57%) CMDB
9 12 (1.57%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.31%) Replication
11 8 (1.05%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.92%) Equities
13 6 (0.79%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.52%) Eurex
14 4 (0.52%) BYOD
14 4 (0.52%) PDA
14 4 (0.52%) Derivative
14 4 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 661 (86.63%) Windows
2 433 (56.75%) Windows 7
3 158 (20.71%) Windows XP
4 129 (16.91%) Windows 8
5 98 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 75 (9.83%) Android
8 57 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 54 (7.08%) Mac OS X
10 44 (5.77%) Linux
11 34 (4.46%) Windows Vista
12 32 (4.19%) Apple iOS
13 28 (3.67%) UNIX
14 23 (3.01%) Mac OS
15 20 (2.62%) Windows 2000
16 15 (1.97%) Solaris
17 12 (1.57%) AIX
18 8 (1.05%) Windows Phone
19 7 (0.92%) Debian
20 6 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (37.48%) ITIL
2 77 (10.09%) Service Management
3 73 (9.57%) Service Delivery
4 55 (7.21%) Business Continuity
5 49 (6.42%) Business Continuity Management
6 26 (3.41%) Incident Management
7 23 (3.01%) Asset Management
8 21 (2.75%) Document Management
8 21 (2.75%) Problem Management
9 18 (2.36%) Investment Management
10 16 (2.10%) CRM
11 13 (1.70%) Change Control
11 13 (1.70%) Software Deployment
12 11 (1.44%) Mobile Device Management
13 9 (1.18%) Mentoring
13 9 (1.18%) Change Management
13 9 (1.18%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (1.05%) Time Management
15 7 (0.92%) ITIL V3
15 7 (0.92%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (3.93%) PowerShell
2 29 (3.80%) SQL
3 8 (1.05%) VB
3 8 (1.05%) C
4 5 (0.66%) Perl
4 5 (0.66%) VBScript
5 3 (0.39%) VBA
6 2 (0.26%) Java
6 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 188 (24.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 122 (15.99%) MCP
3 118 (15.47%) MCSE
4 74 (9.70%) Degree
5 41 (5.37%) MCITP
6 39 (5.11%) MCSA
7 36 (4.72%) MCDST
8 29 (3.80%) A+ Certification
8 29 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (2.75%) CCNA
9 21 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.57%) MCTS
11 8 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.92%) MOS
13 6 (0.79%) Security Cleared
14 5 (0.66%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.52%) CCNP
16 3 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
16 3 (0.39%) ACSP
17 2 (0.26%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.34%) SLA
2 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 495 (64.88%) Active Directory
2 70 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (8.91%) XenApp
4 26 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 19 (2.49%) XenDesktop
6 18 (2.36%) Xen
7 17 (2.23%) vSphere
8 6 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.52%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.39%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.26%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 90 (11.80%) SCCM
2 18 (2.36%) WSUS
3 16 (2.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (1.18%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.79%) Sysprep
6 5 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.52%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.39%) DameWare
8 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.26%) Casper Suite
9 2 (0.26%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.13%) Kibana
10 1 (0.13%) Nagios
10 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 421 (55.18%) Microsoft
2 154 (20.18%) Citrix
3 107 (14.02%) Apple
4 99 (12.98%) VMware
5 87 (11.40%) Cisco
6 69 (9.04%) Reuters
6 69 (9.04%) Bloomberg
7 60 (7.86%) ServiceNow
8 39 (5.11%) HP
9 37 (4.85%) Avaya
10 28 (3.67%) Dell
11 26 (3.41%) Wyse
12 24 (3.15%) Symantec
12 24 (3.15%) Remedy
13 20 (2.62%) Lotus
14 18 (2.36%) Adobe
14 18 (2.36%) FactSet
15 17 (2.23%) Polycom
15 17 (2.23%) Interwoven
16 16 (2.10%) Altiris
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16 - £20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
David Bruce Recruitment
Salary: £30,600 per annum £30.6K + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Premier IT
Salary: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Personnel IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Central London, South East, United Kingdom
Wavex
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago