The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 340 390 327
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 341 231 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.52% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.56% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 288 196 298
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,250 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +3.06%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44626 41400 48462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.29% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37463 34618 42150
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +15 95 £32,000 -0.77% 10
Docklands, London - 5 £29,500 -
Croydon -3 1 £25,000 -26.47%
Hounslow -16 1 £27,500 +5.76%
Hayes - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 563 (82.31%) Windows
2 353 (51.61%) Active Directory
3 336 (49.12%) Windows 7
4 327 (47.81%) MS Office
5 306 (44.74%) Microsoft
6 233 (34.06%) Finance
7 220 (32.16%) Windows XP
8 208 (30.41%) ITIL
9 205 (29.97%) MS Excel
10 202 (29.53%) Blackberry
11 159 (23.25%) Apple
12 142 (20.76%) Citrix
13 123 (17.98%) TCP/IP
14 110 (16.08%) MS Exchange
15 105 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008
16 104 (15.20%) DHCP
17 95 (13.89%) DNS
17 95 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
18 94 (13.74%) Degree
18 94 (13.74%) Windows 8
19 86 (12.57%) SCCM
20 81 (11.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 79 (11.55%) VMware
22 76 (11.11%) LAN
23 74 (10.82%) Law
24 70 (10.23%) Banking
24 70 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
25 66 (9.65%) Mac OS X
26 65 (9.50%) VPN
27 64 (9.36%) Android

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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
1 110 (16.08%) MS Exchange
2 81 (11.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 64 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (5.85%) SharePoint
5 39 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (3.51%) IBM Notes
7 22 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (2.05%) Lync
9 9 (1.32%) IIS
10 6 (0.88%) WorkSite
11 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.44%) CMS
12 3 (0.44%) Drupal
12 3 (0.44%) WordPress
12 3 (0.44%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.15%) Apache
14 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 327 (47.81%) MS Office
2 205 (29.97%) MS Excel
3 53 (7.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.02%) MS Project
4 7 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (2.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.02%) Eikon
3 6 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.07%) Office 365
2 7 (1.02%) SaaS
3 5 (0.73%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (17.98%) TCP/IP
2 104 (15.20%) DHCP
3 95 (13.89%) DNS
4 76 (11.11%) LAN
5 65 (9.50%) VPN
6 61 (8.92%) WAN
7 45 (6.58%) Wireless
8 22 (3.22%) VoIP
9 19 (2.78%) Internet
10 17 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (2.49%) IP Telephony
11 13 (1.90%) Firewall
12 9 (1.32%) SMTP
13 8 (1.17%) ADSL
14 7 (1.02%) LDAP
15 6 (0.88%) Network Security
15 6 (0.88%) SAN
16 5 (0.73%) Broadband
16 5 (0.73%) WLAN
16 5 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.29%) MySQL
4 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (1.32%) MSI
2 2 (0.29%) Ant
2 2 (0.29%) AdminStudio
General
1 233 (34.06%) Finance
2 74 (10.82%) Law
3 70 (10.23%) Banking
4 54 (7.89%) Legal
5 26 (3.80%) Back Office
6 19 (2.78%) Advertising
7 16 (2.34%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.34%) Front Office
8 15 (2.19%) Marketing
9 13 (1.90%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.88%) Games
11 5 (0.73%) Retail
11 5 (0.73%) Publishing
11 5 (0.73%) German Language
12 4 (0.58%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.29%) French Language
15 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.61%) Software Packaging
2 10 (1.46%) Application Packaging
3 4 (0.58%) CSS
3 4 (0.58%) HTML
4 3 (0.44%) X-Windows
4 3 (0.44%) XHTML
5 2 (0.29%) Web Services
5 2 (0.29%) COM
5 2 (0.29%) WSH
6 1 (0.15%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.15%) .NET
6 1 (0.15%) jQuery
6 1 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 202 (29.53%) Blackberry
2 43 (6.29%) iPad
3 41 (5.99%) iPhone
4 33 (4.82%) Video Conferencing
5 32 (4.68%) Smartphone
6 28 (4.09%) Hedge funds
7 20 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.05%) PDA
9 9 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.17%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.02%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.02%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.88%) SecurID
12 6 (0.88%) Derivative
12 6 (0.88%) IVR
13 5 (0.73%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.73%) PKI
13 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.44%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 563 (82.31%) Windows
2 336 (49.12%) Windows 7
3 220 (32.16%) Windows XP
4 105 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (13.74%) Windows 8
6 70 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 66 (9.65%) Mac OS X
8 64 (9.36%) Android
9 53 (7.75%) Apple iOS
10 34 (4.97%) Windows Vista
11 28 (4.09%) Mac OS
12 21 (3.07%) Linux
12 21 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (1.90%) UNIX
14 11 (1.61%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.58%) Solaris
16 4 (0.58%) SUSE
16 4 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (30.41%) ITIL
2 42 (6.14%) Service Management
3 33 (4.82%) Service Delivery
4 28 (4.09%) ITSM
5 27 (3.95%) Asset Management
6 24 (3.51%) Release Management
6 24 (3.51%) Document Management
7 23 (3.36%) Incident Management
8 20 (2.92%) Investment Management
9 17 (2.49%) Mobile Device Management
10 15 (2.19%) ITIL V3
10 15 (2.19%) Time Management
11 14 (2.05%) Change Management
12 13 (1.90%) Project Planning
13 11 (1.61%) Problem Management
14 10 (1.46%) Supplier Management
15 8 (1.17%) CRM
15 8 (1.17%) Migration
16 7 (1.02%) Fund Management
17 6 (0.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (5.12%) SQL
2 31 (4.53%) PowerShell
3 12 (1.75%) VBScript
3 12 (1.75%) VB
4 8 (1.17%) C
5 5 (0.73%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.73%) Python
6 4 (0.58%) C#
7 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.29%) Java
7 2 (0.29%) Perl
7 2 (0.29%) PHP
7 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (13.74%) Degree
3 41 (5.99%) MCP
4 33 (4.82%) MCITP
5 30 (4.39%) MCSE
6 28 (4.09%) MCSA
7 20 (2.92%) MCDST
8 17 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (2.34%) A+ Certification
9 16 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (2.34%) CCNA
10 14 (2.05%) MOS
11 12 (1.75%) Security Cleared
12 8 (1.17%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.02%) MCTS
14 6 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
16 2 (0.29%) CCA
16 2 (0.29%) Project+ Certification
17 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.14%) SLA
2 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.29%) QA
3 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 353 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 46 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (6.58%) XenApp
4 24 (3.51%) vSphere
5 22 (3.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 18 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 10 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.32%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.02%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.02%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.88%) XenServer
12 3 (0.44%) Xen
13 2 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.15%) Samba
14 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.15%) Postfix
14 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.15%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 86 (12.57%) SCCM
2 15 (2.19%) Backup Exec
3 13 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (1.32%) WSUS
5 4 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.58%) Sysprep
6 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.29%) OpenView
7 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.15%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.15%) Nagios
8 1 (0.15%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.15%) SCOM
8 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.15%) WMI
8 1 (0.15%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.15%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 306 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 159 (23.25%) Apple
3 142 (20.76%) Citrix
4 79 (11.55%) VMware
5 63 (9.21%) Bloomberg
6 60 (8.77%) Cisco
7 52 (7.60%) Reuters
8 32 (4.68%) HP
9 31 (4.53%) Remedy
10 28 (4.09%) Symantec
11 24 (3.51%) Lotus
12 22 (3.22%) Dell
13 21 (3.07%) Avaya
14 16 (2.34%) BMC
15 15 (2.19%) Altiris
15 15 (2.19%) ServiceNow
16 12 (1.75%) Oracle
17 11 (1.61%) AppSense
17 11 (1.61%) Autodesk
17 11 (1.61%) Juniper
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