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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
England / London
Rank 386 343 285
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 197 343 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.83% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.87% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 173 301 385
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%

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
31902 39561 40162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 96.15% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26996 34116 33932
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 £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -3 31 £37,000 +5.71% 5
Clapham - 2 £30,000 -
Docklands, London -1 1 - -
Canary Wharf -9 1 £60,000 +150.00%
Bromley -12 1 £26,500 +20.45%
Hounslow - 1 £25,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £42,000 -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 364 (84.26%) Windows
2 285 (65.97%) Active Directory
3 210 (48.61%) Microsoft
4 182 (42.13%) Windows 7
5 157 (36.34%) MS Office
6 121 (28.01%) MS Excel
7 113 (26.16%) Finance
8 112 (25.93%) Citrix
9 110 (25.46%) ITIL
10 104 (24.07%) Windows 10
11 88 (20.37%) MS Exchange
12 87 (20.14%) Office 365
13 85 (19.68%) Windows Server
14 79 (18.29%) SCCM
15 72 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 70 (16.20%) Bloomberg
17 66 (15.28%) VMware
18 64 (14.81%) Reuters
19 60 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
20 59 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
21 56 (12.96%) TCP/IP
22 54 (12.50%) Apple
23 53 (12.27%) Banking
24 50 (11.57%) Windows 8
25 49 (11.34%) Android
26 48 (11.11%) PowerShell
26 48 (11.11%) Mac OS X
27 43 (9.95%) Blackberry
27 43 (9.95%) LAN
27 43 (9.95%) Cisco

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 88 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 36 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (5.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (3.24%) Skype for Business
7 12 (2.78%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.69%) IIS
10 2 (0.46%) Apache
10 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 157 (36.34%) MS Office
2 121 (28.01%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.93%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 2 (0.46%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.62%) Eikon
2 2 (0.46%) Summit
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 87 (20.14%) Office 365
2 10 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.93%) G Suite
4 4 (0.93%) SaaS
5 3 (0.69%) Yammer
6 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.46%) Dropbox
6 2 (0.46%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (12.96%) TCP/IP
2 43 (9.95%) LAN
3 38 (8.80%) DNS
4 37 (8.56%) DHCP
5 35 (8.10%) WAN
6 25 (5.79%) VPN
7 23 (5.32%) Internet
8 22 (5.09%) Wireless
9 20 (4.63%) VoIP
10 19 (4.40%) Firewall
11 15 (3.47%) IP Telephony
12 14 (3.24%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (2.08%) Skype
14 8 (1.85%) SAN
15 6 (1.39%) Network Security
16 5 (1.16%) PBX
17 4 (0.93%) Ethernet
17 4 (0.93%) Intranet
17 4 (0.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (2.31%) MSI
2 2 (0.46%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 113 (26.16%) Finance
2 53 (12.27%) Banking
3 28 (6.48%) Law
4 23 (5.32%) Legal
5 14 (3.24%) Advertising
6 11 (2.55%) Retail
7 7 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.93%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.93%) Publishing
9 3 (0.69%) Front Office
9 3 (0.69%) Marketing
10 2 (0.46%) Back Office
10 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.93%) LINQ
2 3 (0.69%) HTML
3 2 (0.46%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.46%) XML
3 2 (0.46%) XMPP
4 1 (0.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.95%) Blackberry
1 43 (9.95%) Hedge funds
2 33 (7.64%) Smartphone
3 28 (6.48%) iPhone
4 16 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (3.47%) User Experience
6 14 (3.24%) iPad
7 11 (2.55%) BYOD
7 11 (2.55%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.55%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.08%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.39%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.39%) Fintech
10 4 (0.93%) Wiki
11 3 (0.69%) EPoS
11 3 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.46%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 364 (84.26%) Windows
2 182 (42.13%) Windows 7
3 104 (24.07%) Windows 10
4 85 (19.68%) Windows Server
5 60 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (11.57%) Windows 8
8 49 (11.34%) Android
9 48 (11.11%) Mac OS X
10 29 (6.71%) Windows XP
11 28 (6.48%) Linux
12 24 (5.56%) Apple iOS
13 22 (5.09%) Mac OS
14 10 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (1.62%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.69%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (25.46%) ITIL
2 41 (9.49%) Service Management
3 35 (8.10%) Investment Management
4 22 (5.09%) Asset Management
5 20 (4.63%) Incident Management
6 18 (4.17%) CRM
7 17 (3.94%) Fund Management
8 15 (3.47%) Service Delivery
9 14 (3.24%) Change Management
9 14 (3.24%) ITIL V3
10 13 (3.01%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (2.78%) Problem Management
12 11 (2.55%) Application Packaging
13 10 (2.31%) Time Management
14 9 (2.08%) Mentoring
14 9 (2.08%) Migration
15 7 (1.62%) Mobile Device Management
15 7 (1.62%) Trend Analysis
16 6 (1.39%) Line Management
16 6 (1.39%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 25 (5.79%) SQL
3 6 (1.39%) VBA
4 5 (1.16%) C
5 3 (0.69%) Perl
6 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.23%) C#
7 1 (0.23%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (0.23%) Java
7 1 (0.23%) PHP
7 1 (0.23%) Python
7 1 (0.23%) VB
7 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 72 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (9.49%) MCSE
3 34 (7.87%) Degree
3 34 (7.87%) MCP
4 14 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (3.01%) MCDST
6 12 (2.78%) MCITP
7 10 (2.31%) A+ Certification
8 8 (1.85%) MCSA
9 6 (1.39%) MOS
9 6 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.93%) CCNA
10 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.69%) MCTS
12 2 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.23%) CCA
13 1 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.94%) SLA
2 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 285 (65.97%) Active Directory
2 36 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (8.10%) XenApp
4 25 (5.79%) XenDesktop
5 15 (3.47%) Hyper-V
6 12 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.16%) vSphere
9 3 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 79 (18.29%) SCCM
2 9 (2.08%) WSUS
3 7 (1.62%) AirWatch
4 6 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.16%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.69%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.69%) SCOM
7 3 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.69%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.23%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 210 (48.61%) Microsoft
2 112 (25.93%) Citrix
3 70 (16.20%) Bloomberg
4 66 (15.28%) VMware
5 64 (14.81%) Reuters
6 54 (12.50%) Apple
7 43 (9.95%) Cisco
8 18 (4.17%) FactSet
9 13 (3.01%) HP
10 11 (2.55%) Avaya
11 10 (2.31%) Sage
12 9 (2.08%) Adobe
12 9 (2.08%) Google
13 8 (1.85%) Intel Security
14 7 (1.62%) Mitel
15 6 (1.39%) Dell
15 6 (1.39%) LANDesk
16 5 (1.16%) Nimble Storage
16 5 (1.16%) Oracle
16 5 (1.16%) SonicWALL
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