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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 360 343 350
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 247 372 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.86% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.89% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 221 332 319
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.05%
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
34555 41634 43159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.91% 96.20% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 29447 35427 36672
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +2 49 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Bromley 0 4 £24,000 +9.09%
Westminster - 2 £28,500 -
Canary Wharf -12 1 £60,000 +100.00%
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
Romford - 1 £29,500 -
Southall - 1 £21,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £24,000 -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 422 (83.23%) Windows
2 320 (63.12%) Active Directory
3 244 (48.13%) Microsoft
4 208 (41.03%) Windows 7
5 199 (39.25%) MS Office
6 142 (28.01%) ITIL
6 142 (28.01%) Finance
7 130 (25.64%) MS Excel
8 126 (24.85%) Citrix
9 112 (22.09%) MS Exchange
10 105 (20.71%) Windows 10
11 102 (20.12%) SCCM
12 96 (18.93%) Office 365
13 88 (17.36%) Windows Server
14 80 (15.78%) Bloomberg
15 78 (15.38%) TCP/IP
16 69 (13.61%) Reuters
16 69 (13.61%) Apple
17 67 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
18 65 (12.82%) VMware
19 64 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
20 62 (12.23%) LAN
21 56 (11.05%) Mac OS X
21 56 (11.05%) Banking
22 53 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
23 50 (9.86%) PowerShell
24 47 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
24 47 (9.27%) Blackberry
25 46 (9.07%) WAN
25 46 (9.07%) Windows 8

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
1 112 (22.09%) MS Exchange
2 47 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (6.51%) Skype for Business
4 23 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (4.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (4.14%) SharePoint
6 18 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.79%) IIS
7 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.39%) Apache
10 1 (0.20%) CMS
10 1 (0.20%) Drupal
10 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 199 (39.25%) MS Office
2 130 (25.64%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.18%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.17%) Eikon
2 3 (0.59%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.39%) Summit
3 2 (0.39%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 96 (18.93%) Office 365
2 10 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.79%) Dropbox
4 4 (0.79%) Yammer
5 3 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (0.59%) G Suite
5 3 (0.59%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 62 (12.23%) LAN
3 46 (9.07%) WAN
4 39 (7.69%) DHCP
5 38 (7.50%) DNS
6 37 (7.30%) VPN
7 32 (6.31%) VoIP
8 28 (5.52%) Internet
8 28 (5.52%) Skype
9 27 (5.33%) Wireless
10 23 (4.54%) Firewall
11 13 (2.56%) IP Telephony
12 12 (2.37%) SAN
13 8 (1.58%) NAS
13 8 (1.58%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (1.18%) Intranet
14 6 (1.18%) Network Security
14 6 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
16 4 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.38%) MSI
2 2 (0.39%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 142 (28.01%) Finance
2 56 (11.05%) Banking
3 27 (5.33%) Law
3 27 (5.33%) Legal
4 22 (4.34%) Advertising
5 16 (3.16%) Marketing
6 14 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.17%) Retail
8 9 (1.78%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.99%) Back Office
10 5 (0.99%) Publishing
11 4 (0.79%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.59%) Front Office
12 3 (0.59%) Games
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.79%) HTML
2 3 (0.59%) LINQ
2 3 (0.59%) XML
2 3 (0.59%) X-Windows
3 2 (0.39%) ODBC
3 2 (0.39%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.39%) XMPP
4 1 (0.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.27%) Blackberry
2 37 (7.30%) Hedge funds
3 26 (5.13%) iPhone
3 26 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 23 (4.54%) Smartphone
5 21 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.35%) User Experience
7 15 (2.96%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.37%) Fat Client
8 12 (2.37%) Thin Client
9 11 (2.17%) Driving Licence
9 11 (2.17%) iPad
10 9 (1.78%) Fintech
11 7 (1.38%) BYOD
11 7 (1.38%) Mobile Computing
12 6 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.99%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 422 (83.23%) Windows
2 208 (41.03%) Windows 7
3 105 (20.71%) Windows 10
4 88 (17.36%) Windows Server
5 67 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (11.05%) Mac OS X
7 53 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (9.07%) Windows 8
9 44 (8.68%) Linux
10 42 (8.28%) Android
11 35 (6.90%) Windows XP
12 32 (6.31%) Apple iOS
13 30 (5.92%) Mac OS
14 19 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (2.37%) Windows Vista
16 11 (2.17%) Unix
17 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.59%) Debian
18 3 (0.59%) SUSE
18 3 (0.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (28.01%) ITIL
2 37 (7.30%) Service Management
3 36 (7.10%) Investment Management
4 25 (4.93%) ITIL V3
5 24 (4.73%) Service Delivery
6 21 (4.14%) Asset Management
7 14 (2.76%) CRM
8 13 (2.56%) Incident Management
8 13 (2.56%) Problem Management
9 12 (2.37%) Project Management
10 11 (2.17%) Change Management
11 10 (1.97%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (1.78%) Fund Management
12 9 (1.78%) Software Deployment
12 9 (1.78%) Time Management
13 8 (1.58%) Application Packaging
13 8 (1.58%) Document Management
13 8 (1.58%) Line Management
13 8 (1.58%) Mentoring
13 8 (1.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (9.86%) PowerShell
2 22 (4.34%) SQL
3 16 (3.16%) C
4 5 (0.99%) Shell Script
5 4 (0.79%) VBScript
6 3 (0.59%) PHP
6 3 (0.59%) VBA
7 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.39%) Java
7 2 (0.39%) Perl
8 1 (0.20%) C#
8 1 (0.20%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (0.20%) Python
8 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (7.89%) MCP
3 39 (7.69%) MCSE
4 34 (6.71%) Degree
5 20 (3.94%) MCSA
6 17 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (3.35%) MCITP
7 13 (2.56%) MCDST
8 12 (2.37%) CCNA
8 12 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.58%) A+ Certification
9 8 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.38%) MOS
11 2 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.20%) ACSP
12 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.20%) MCTS
12 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.20%) PMP
12 1 (0.20%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.11%) SLA
2 7 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 320 (63.12%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.13%) XenApp
4 16 (3.16%) Virtual Desktop
5 13 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 11 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.58%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.18%) vSphere
9 5 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.79%) Xen
11 3 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.39%) XenServer
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 102 (20.12%) SCCM
2 15 (2.96%) WSUS
3 8 (1.58%) Casper Suite
4 7 (1.38%) AirWatch
5 6 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.59%) Sysprep
7 3 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.59%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.39%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.20%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.20%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 244 (48.13%) Microsoft
2 126 (24.85%) Citrix
3 80 (15.78%) Bloomberg
4 69 (13.61%) Apple
4 69 (13.61%) Reuters
5 65 (12.82%) VMware
6 38 (7.50%) Cisco
7 15 (2.96%) HP
7 15 (2.96%) Polycom
8 14 (2.76%) Avaya
8 14 (2.76%) FactSet
9 12 (2.37%) Dell
9 12 (2.37%) Intel Security
10 10 (1.97%) Adobe
10 10 (1.97%) Fidessa
10 10 (1.97%) Sage
11 9 (1.78%) Symantec
12 8 (1.58%) Google
12 8 (1.58%) Mitel
12 8 (1.58%) Oracle
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