The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 338 337 365
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 331 384 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.82% 0.86% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.90% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 303 354 349
Median salary £32,000 £32,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,050 £45,800
UK excluding London median 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
38599 42581 47644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.74% 95.77% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33503 35938 39808
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +44 67 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Bromley +4 8 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Sidcup - 3 £28,000 -
Uxbridge +2 2 £26,000 -34.17%
Canary Wharf - 2 £30,000 -
Hackney - 2 £29,923 -
Northwood - 2 £26,000 -
Westminster - 1 £45,000 -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Desktop Support 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 in the job title.

1 553 (81.93%) Windows
2 412 (61.04%) Active Directory
3 309 (45.78%) Windows 7
4 304 (45.04%) Microsoft
5 267 (39.56%) MS Office
6 174 (25.78%) Finance
7 152 (22.52%) Citrix
8 146 (21.63%) MS Excel
9 139 (20.59%) Windows Server
10 133 (19.70%) SCCM
10 133 (19.70%) ITIL
11 132 (19.56%) MS Exchange
12 120 (17.78%) VMware
13 119 (17.63%) Blackberry
14 101 (14.96%) Windows 8
15 99 (14.67%) Android
16 89 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 88 (13.04%) Cisco
18 82 (12.15%) Windows XP
19 78 (11.56%) TCP/IP
19 78 (11.56%) Bloomberg
20 73 (10.81%) Office 365
21 71 (10.52%) Windows 10
22 65 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
23 63 (9.33%) iPhone
23 63 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
24 62 (9.19%) Windows Server 2012
24 62 (9.19%) Legal
25 59 (8.74%) Apple
26 58 (8.59%) Degree

Desktop Support 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
1 132 (19.56%) MS Exchange
2 54 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 29 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (4.30%) SharePoint
5 26 (3.85%) Skype for Business
6 19 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.59%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.44%) IIS
10 1 (0.15%) Confluence
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 267 (39.56%) MS Office
2 146 (21.63%) MS Excel
3 27 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.19%) Eikon
2 7 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 73 (10.81%) Office 365
2 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.44%) Google Apps
2 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (11.56%) TCP/IP
2 57 (8.44%) DNS
3 56 (8.30%) DHCP
4 44 (6.52%) LAN
5 40 (5.93%) VPN
6 38 (5.63%) WAN
7 32 (4.74%) Wireless
8 27 (4.00%) Internet
9 24 (3.56%) Firewall
10 22 (3.26%) VoIP
11 21 (3.11%) SAN
12 17 (2.52%) IP Telephony
13 13 (1.93%) VLAN
13 13 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (1.63%) Skype
16 10 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
17 5 (0.74%) NAS
18 4 (0.59%) WebEx
19 3 (0.44%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.89%) JIRA
2 2 (0.30%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.30%) MSI
2 2 (0.30%) WinDbg
General
1 174 (25.78%) Finance
2 62 (9.19%) Legal
3 58 (8.59%) Banking
4 35 (5.19%) Law
5 20 (2.96%) Retail
6 16 (2.37%) Games
6 16 (2.37%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.78%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.63%) Advertising
9 10 (1.48%) Back Office
10 8 (1.19%) Front Office
11 6 (0.89%) Marketing
12 3 (0.44%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) iGaming
13 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.33%) XMPP
2 7 (1.04%) X-Windows
3 6 (0.89%) .NET
3 6 (0.89%) HTML
3 6 (0.89%) XML
4 3 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.30%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (0.30%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.15%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 119 (17.63%) Blackberry
2 63 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (9.33%) iPhone
3 38 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
4 37 (5.48%) Smartphone
5 34 (5.04%) Hedge funds
6 25 (3.70%) Fat Client
6 25 (3.70%) Thin Client
7 22 (3.26%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.52%) Driving Licence
8 17 (2.52%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.93%) iPad
10 12 (1.78%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.78%) HP StoreVirtual
11 7 (1.04%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.89%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.89%) Fintech
13 5 (0.74%) EPoS
14 4 (0.59%) NHS
15 3 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 553 (81.93%) Windows
2 309 (45.78%) Windows 7
3 139 (20.59%) Windows Server
4 101 (14.96%) Windows 8
5 99 (14.67%) Android
6 89 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 82 (12.15%) Windows XP
8 71 (10.52%) Windows 10
9 62 (9.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 49 (7.26%) Mac OS X
11 42 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (5.04%) Apple iOS
13 20 (2.96%) Mac OS
14 18 (2.67%) Windows Vista
15 15 (2.22%) Linux
16 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.15%) Unix
17 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (19.70%) ITIL
2 33 (4.89%) Asset Management
3 22 (3.26%) Patch Management
4 20 (2.96%) Mentoring
4 20 (2.96%) Problem Management
5 17 (2.52%) Mobile Device Management
6 16 (2.37%) Data Protection
6 16 (2.37%) Service Delivery
7 15 (2.22%) ITSM
7 15 (2.22%) Service Management
8 13 (1.93%) Time Management
9 12 (1.78%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (1.78%) Migration
10 11 (1.63%) Application Packaging
10 11 (1.63%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (1.48%) Software Distribution
11 10 (1.48%) Wealth Management
12 9 (1.33%) Document Management
13 8 (1.19%) CRM
13 8 (1.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.30%) PowerShell
2 27 (4.00%) SQL
3 19 (2.81%) C
4 6 (0.89%) Bash Shell
5 5 (0.74%) VB.NET
6 4 (0.59%) Java
6 4 (0.59%) VBScript
7 1 (0.15%) C++
7 1 (0.15%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (0.15%) Python
7 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (8.59%) Degree
2 45 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (3.70%) MCSE
4 20 (2.96%) MCP
5 17 (2.52%) CCNA
5 17 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (2.07%) MCSA
8 13 (1.93%) MCDST
9 8 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.89%) MCITP
11 5 (0.74%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.59%) MOS
13 3 (0.44%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.30%) CCA
14 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.70%) SLA
2 6 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 412 (61.04%) Active Directory
2 65 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (7.26%) XenApp
4 27 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 10 (1.48%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.19%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.89%) vSphere
8 4 (0.59%) Firmware
8 4 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.59%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 133 (19.70%) SCCM
2 24 (3.56%) AirWatch
3 23 (3.41%) WSUS
4 7 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.89%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (0.74%) Casper Suite
6 5 (0.74%) DameWare
7 3 (0.44%) SafeCom
8 2 (0.30%) Cacti
8 2 (0.30%) Nagios
8 2 (0.30%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.15%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.15%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 304 (45.04%) Microsoft
2 152 (22.52%) Citrix
3 120 (17.78%) VMware
4 88 (13.04%) Cisco
5 78 (11.56%) Bloomberg
6 59 (8.74%) Apple
7 47 (6.96%) HP
8 36 (5.33%) Symantec
9 31 (4.59%) Reuters
10 28 (4.15%) Dell
11 27 (4.00%) LANDesk
12 24 (3.56%) Avaya
13 17 (2.52%) Fidessa
13 17 (2.52%) Mitel
14 15 (2.22%) iManage
15 14 (2.07%) Adobe
16 11 (1.63%) Altiris
16 11 (1.63%) Polycom
17 7 (1.04%) Toshiba
18 6 (0.89%) Oracle
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Robert Half
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 15% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £27k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago