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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 355 355 354
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 279 340 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.78% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.82% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 260 300 305
Median salary £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £42,550 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
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
37500 41450 44407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.57% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32592 35224 37002
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 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +31 56 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Bromley +1 6 £27,000 +28.57%
Kingston Upon Thames +5 4 £31,500 +14.54%
Croydon -11 1 £27,000 +8.00%
Hayes - 1 £27,500 - 1
Southwark - 1 £27,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £37,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £26,500 -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 500 (81.57%) Windows
2 353 (57.59%) Active Directory
3 275 (44.86%) Windows 7
4 272 (44.37%) Microsoft
5 229 (37.36%) MS Office
6 172 (28.06%) Finance
7 147 (23.98%) Citrix
8 143 (23.33%) ITIL
9 131 (21.37%) SCCM
10 121 (19.74%) MS Excel
11 120 (19.58%) MS Exchange
12 114 (18.60%) Windows Server
13 102 (16.64%) Windows 10
14 97 (15.82%) Windows Server 2008
15 91 (14.85%) Office 365
15 91 (14.85%) Bloomberg
15 91 (14.85%) VMware
16 81 (13.21%) TCP/IP
17 80 (13.05%) Blackberry
18 72 (11.75%) Cisco
19 68 (11.09%) Apple
20 67 (10.93%) Android
21 65 (10.60%) Windows 8
22 62 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
23 58 (9.46%) LAN
24 57 (9.30%) DHCP
25 56 (9.14%) Windows XP
25 56 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2010
26 55 (8.97%) Reuters
27 54 (8.81%) DNS

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
1 120 (19.58%) MS Exchange
2 56 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 30 (4.89%) Skype for Business
4 26 (4.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 24 (3.92%) SharePoint
6 23 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.49%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.33%) IIS
10 1 (0.16%) CMS
10 1 (0.16%) Drupal
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 229 (37.36%) MS Office
2 121 (19.74%) MS Excel
3 27 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.49%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.12%) Eikon
2 7 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.65%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.49%) Hi Portfolio
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 91 (14.85%) Office 365
2 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.82%) Dropbox
3 5 (0.82%) OneDrive
4 4 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.49%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.49%) Yammer
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 81 (13.21%) TCP/IP
2 58 (9.46%) LAN
3 57 (9.30%) DHCP
4 54 (8.81%) DNS
5 41 (6.69%) WAN
6 38 (6.20%) VoIP
7 36 (5.87%) VPN
8 33 (5.38%) Wireless
9 27 (4.40%) Skype
10 22 (3.59%) Internet
11 20 (3.26%) Firewall
12 17 (2.77%) SAN
13 14 (2.28%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (1.63%) IP Telephony
14 10 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (1.31%) WebEx
16 7 (1.14%) NAS
17 6 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
18 4 (0.65%) Intranet
18 4 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.65%) InstallShield
1 4 (0.65%) JIRA
1 4 (0.65%) MSI
1 4 (0.65%) WinDbg
General
1 172 (28.06%) Finance
2 54 (8.81%) Legal
3 50 (8.16%) Banking
4 29 (4.73%) Law
5 20 (3.26%) Marketing
6 17 (2.77%) Advertising
6 17 (2.77%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.61%) Games
8 15 (2.45%) Retail
8 15 (2.45%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.96%) Back Office
10 8 (1.31%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Front Office
12 3 (0.49%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.98%) XMPP
2 5 (0.82%) X-Windows
3 4 (0.65%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.33%) HTML
4 2 (0.33%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (0.33%) ODBC
5 1 (0.16%) .NET
5 1 (0.16%) CSS
5 1 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (13.05%) Blackberry
2 45 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (6.53%) Video Conferencing
4 39 (6.36%) Hedge funds
5 38 (6.20%) iPhone
6 28 (4.57%) Fat Client
6 28 (4.57%) Thin Client
7 26 (4.24%) Smartphone
8 16 (2.61%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.61%) Driving Licence
8 16 (2.61%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.96%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.47%) HP StoreVirtual
10 9 (1.47%) iPad
11 7 (1.14%) User Experience
12 5 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (0.65%) Fintech
13 4 (0.65%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.49%) Handset
14 3 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 500 (81.57%) Windows
2 275 (44.86%) Windows 7
3 114 (18.60%) Windows Server
4 102 (16.64%) Windows 10
5 97 (15.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (10.93%) Android
7 65 (10.60%) Windows 8
8 62 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 56 (9.14%) Windows XP
10 47 (7.67%) Mac OS X
11 38 (6.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (5.22%) Linux
13 28 (4.57%) Apple iOS
14 25 (4.08%) Mac OS
15 13 (2.12%) Windows Vista
16 9 (1.47%) Unix
17 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.49%) Debian
18 3 (0.49%) Solaris
18 3 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (23.33%) ITIL
2 29 (4.73%) Asset Management
3 28 (4.57%) Service Delivery
4 27 (4.40%) Mobile Device Management
5 21 (3.43%) Investment Management
6 20 (3.26%) ITIL V3
6 20 (3.26%) Service Management
7 19 (3.10%) Project Management
8 17 (2.77%) Problem Management
9 15 (2.45%) Migration
10 14 (2.28%) ITSM
11 13 (2.12%) Application Packaging
11 13 (2.12%) Data Protection
11 13 (2.12%) Mentoring
12 11 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (1.47%) Change Management
13 9 (1.47%) Document Management
13 9 (1.47%) Incident Management
13 9 (1.47%) Software Distribution
14 8 (1.31%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.36%) PowerShell
2 25 (4.08%) C
3 12 (1.96%) SQL
4 8 (1.31%) VBScript
5 5 (0.82%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.65%) VBA
7 3 (0.49%) Java
8 2 (0.33%) PHP
9 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (8.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (7.34%) Degree
3 32 (5.22%) MCP
4 31 (5.06%) MCSE
5 22 (3.59%) CCNA
5 22 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (3.10%) MCSA
7 16 (2.61%) MCDST
8 15 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (2.28%) MCITP
10 7 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (0.82%) MOS
12 4 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.49%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.33%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.16%) ACSP
15 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.20%) SLA
2 6 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 353 (57.59%) Active Directory
2 47 (7.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (7.01%) XenApp
4 26 (4.24%) XenDesktop
5 19 (3.10%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (2.28%) Terminal Services
7 10 (1.63%) vSphere
8 9 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.31%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.82%) Firmware
10 5 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.65%) Xen
12 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.33%) XenServer
13 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 131 (21.37%) SCCM
2 27 (4.40%) AirWatch
2 27 (4.40%) WSUS
3 8 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.98%) Casper Suite
5 5 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.65%) Perfmon
6 4 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.65%) Sysprep
6 4 (0.65%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.33%) Cacti
8 2 (0.33%) Nagios
8 2 (0.33%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 272 (44.37%) Microsoft
2 147 (23.98%) Citrix
3 91 (14.85%) Bloomberg
3 91 (14.85%) VMware
4 72 (11.75%) Cisco
5 68 (11.09%) Apple
6 55 (8.97%) Reuters
7 37 (6.04%) HP
8 35 (5.71%) Symantec
9 23 (3.75%) LANDesk
10 21 (3.43%) Polycom
11 20 (3.26%) Dell
11 20 (3.26%) Fidessa
12 17 (2.77%) Mitel
13 16 (2.61%) Avaya
14 12 (1.96%) Intel Security
15 11 (1.79%) Altiris
16 10 (1.63%) Adobe
16 10 (1.63%) FactSet
16 10 (1.63%) Oracle
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