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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 310 343 370
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 373 309 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.91% 0.72% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.77% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 312 258 235
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £41,500
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
38247 40284 42737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.87% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32524 32996 36775
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +30 110 £35,000 +12.90% 9
Hammersmith -8 2 £25,000 +13.63%
Hayes - 2 £40,000 -
Bromley +22 1 £22,500 -10.00%
Hounslow -7 1 £27,500 +19.56%
Stanmore - 1 £21,000 -
Teddington - 1 £22,500 - 1
Wembley - 1 £23,000 -
Carshalton - 1 £25,000 -
Harrow - 1 £22,500 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 588 (82.35%) Windows
2 449 (62.89%) Active Directory
3 382 (53.50%) Windows 7
4 345 (48.32%) Microsoft
5 288 (40.34%) MS Office
6 279 (39.08%) ITIL
7 229 (32.07%) Blackberry
8 227 (31.79%) Finance
9 217 (30.39%) MS Excel
10 168 (23.53%) Windows XP
11 155 (21.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 154 (21.57%) Citrix
13 148 (20.73%) MS Exchange
14 144 (20.17%) TCP/IP
15 121 (16.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 120 (16.81%) LAN
17 112 (15.69%) Windows 8
18 111 (15.55%) Apple
19 106 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
20 92 (12.89%) VMware
20 92 (12.89%) Banking
21 90 (12.61%) Cisco
22 88 (12.32%) Windows Server 2003
22 88 (12.32%) VPN
22 88 (12.32%) MCP
23 87 (12.18%) Bloomberg
24 85 (11.90%) Reuters
24 85 (11.90%) SCCM
25 82 (11.48%) Degree
26 81 (11.34%) WAN

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 148 (20.73%) MS Exchange
2 121 (16.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 62 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (3.92%) SharePoint
6 26 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (3.22%) IBM Notes
8 22 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (1.54%) WorkSite
9 11 (1.54%) Lync
10 6 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
10 6 (0.84%) CMS
11 5 (0.70%) LiveLink
12 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.28%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.28%) Drupal
13 2 (0.28%) WordPress
14 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.14%) Captiva
14 1 (0.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 288 (40.34%) MS Office
2 217 (30.39%) MS Excel
3 34 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.56%) MS Project
7 3 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (1.54%) Eikon
2 2 (0.28%) assyst
2 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.28%) Front Arena
2 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.14%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.18%) Office 365
2 14 (1.96%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.56%) IaaS
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 144 (20.17%) TCP/IP
2 120 (16.81%) LAN
3 88 (12.32%) VPN
4 81 (11.34%) WAN
5 77 (10.78%) DHCP
6 71 (9.94%) DNS
7 37 (5.18%) Firewall
8 30 (4.20%) VoIP
9 27 (3.78%) Wireless
10 20 (2.80%) Network Security
11 18 (2.52%) IP Telephony
12 13 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (1.82%) Internet
12 13 (1.82%) ADSL
13 10 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (0.70%) Broadband
14 5 (0.70%) SMTP
15 4 (0.56%) PBX
15 4 (0.56%) Structured Cabling
15 4 (0.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.84%) MySQL
3 4 (0.56%) FileMaker
3 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.28%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.14%) Big Data
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.42%) Ant
3 2 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 227 (31.79%) Finance
2 92 (12.89%) Banking
3 50 (7.00%) Investment Banking
4 45 (6.30%) Law
5 41 (5.74%) Legal
6 40 (5.60%) Front Office
7 30 (4.20%) Telecoms
8 27 (3.78%) Financial Institution
9 20 (2.80%) Back Office
10 12 (1.68%) Marketing
11 10 (1.40%) Advertising
12 9 (1.26%) Retail
13 5 (0.70%) French Language
14 3 (0.42%) German Language
14 3 (0.42%) Publishing
14 3 (0.42%) Games
15 1 (0.14%) Billing
15 1 (0.14%) Electronics
15 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.40%) Application Packaging
2 5 (0.70%) HTML
3 2 (0.28%) CSS
3 2 (0.28%) XHTML
3 2 (0.28%) XMPP
4 1 (0.14%) LINQ
4 1 (0.14%) LAMP
4 1 (0.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 229 (32.07%) Blackberry
2 62 (8.68%) iPhone
3 42 (5.88%) Hedge funds
4 34 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 33 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
6 32 (4.48%) iPad
7 26 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (3.08%) Thin Client
8 22 (3.08%) Fat Client
9 14 (1.96%) Smartphone
10 12 (1.68%) CMDB
11 8 (1.12%) Handset
11 8 (1.12%) Equities
12 7 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.84%) Replication
14 5 (0.70%) PDA
15 4 (0.56%) Fixed Income
16 3 (0.42%) EPoS
16 3 (0.42%) IVR
17 2 (0.28%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 588 (82.35%) Windows
2 382 (53.50%) Windows 7
3 168 (23.53%) Windows XP
4 112 (15.69%) Windows 8
5 106 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (12.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 63 (8.82%) Android
8 52 (7.28%) Mac OS X
9 42 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (4.90%) Apple iOS
10 35 (4.90%) Linux
11 26 (3.64%) Windows 2000
12 25 (3.50%) Windows Vista
13 20 (2.80%) UNIX
14 13 (1.82%) Solaris
14 13 (1.82%) Mac OS
15 12 (1.68%) AIX
16 8 (1.12%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.70%) Mac OS X Server
18 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (39.08%) ITIL
2 38 (5.32%) Service Management
3 37 (5.18%) Service Delivery
4 23 (3.22%) Business Continuity
5 22 (3.08%) Change Management
6 21 (2.94%) Document Management
7 19 (2.66%) Asset Management
7 19 (2.66%) Incident Management
7 19 (2.66%) Problem Management
8 17 (2.38%) Business Continuity Management
9 15 (2.10%) Mobile Device Management
10 13 (1.82%) Time Management
10 13 (1.82%) CRM
11 12 (1.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (1.68%) People Management
12 11 (1.54%) Migration
13 10 (1.40%) ITSM
14 9 (1.26%) Logistics
14 9 (1.26%) Line Management
14 9 (1.26%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (6.02%) PowerShell
2 28 (3.92%) SQL
3 6 (0.84%) VBScript
4 5 (0.70%) VB
4 5 (0.70%) Java
4 5 (0.70%) Perl
4 5 (0.70%) PHP
4 5 (0.70%) Python
5 4 (0.56%) AppleScript
6 2 (0.28%) C
6 2 (0.28%) VBA
7 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 155 (21.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (12.32%) MCP
3 82 (11.48%) Degree
4 75 (10.50%) MCSE
5 37 (5.18%) MCITP
6 28 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
6 28 (3.92%) MCDST
7 26 (3.64%) A+ Certification
8 23 (3.22%) MCSA
9 21 (2.94%) CCNA
9 21 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (2.52%) Security Cleared
11 10 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (1.26%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.12%) MOS
14 7 (0.98%) MCTS
15 4 (0.56%) ACTC
15 4 (0.56%) ACSA
16 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.12%) SLA
2 6 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 449 (62.89%) Active Directory
2 57 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (6.44%) XenApp
4 16 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.96%) Xen
6 13 (1.82%) vSphere
7 11 (1.54%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.56%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.42%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.14%) Novell eDirectory
12 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 85 (11.90%) SCCM
2 24 (3.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 21 (2.94%) WSUS
4 10 (1.40%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.56%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.28%) SCOM
7 2 (0.28%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.28%) DameWare
7 2 (0.28%) Nagios
8 1 (0.14%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.14%) Kibana
8 1 (0.14%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 345 (48.32%) Microsoft
2 154 (21.57%) Citrix
3 111 (15.55%) Apple
4 92 (12.89%) VMware
5 90 (12.61%) Cisco
6 87 (12.18%) Bloomberg
7 85 (11.90%) Reuters
8 43 (6.02%) HP
9 32 (4.48%) Symantec
10 31 (4.34%) Avaya
11 27 (3.78%) ServiceNow
12 26 (3.64%) Dell
13 23 (3.22%) Lotus
14 21 (2.94%) Remedy
15 19 (2.66%) Wyse
16 15 (2.10%) LANDesk
17 14 (1.96%) Mitel
17 14 (1.96%) Fidessa
18 13 (1.82%) McAfee
18 13 (1.82%) Interwoven
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + 24 days annual leave
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 40-55k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Teddington, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £25k - 31k per year + Great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Overtime + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
FT Select
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Great Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
networx
Salary: £Competitive + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Training
Posted: 6 days ago