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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 335 369 361
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 334 343 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.85% 0.77% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.80% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 305 309 325
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £23,000 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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
37738 42630 46106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.64% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 32787 36087 38693
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 £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 23 July 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 +72 68 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Bromley +5 8 £24,750 +13.79%
Sidcup - 2 £28,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +8 1 £31,500 +14.54% 1
Croydon -6 1 £27,000 +8.00%
Southwark - 1 £27,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £37,000 -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 540 (80.00%) Windows
2 397 (58.81%) Active Directory
3 287 (42.52%) Windows 7
4 286 (42.37%) Microsoft
5 246 (36.44%) MS Office
6 184 (27.26%) Finance
7 144 (21.33%) Citrix
8 142 (21.04%) SCCM
9 140 (20.74%) ITIL
10 129 (19.11%) MS Excel
11 128 (18.96%) MS Exchange
12 118 (17.48%) Windows Server
13 105 (15.56%) VMware
14 102 (15.11%) Blackberry
15 98 (14.52%) Windows 10
16 96 (14.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 95 (14.07%) Bloomberg
18 87 (12.89%) Office 365
19 85 (12.59%) TCP/IP
20 84 (12.44%) Android
21 80 (11.85%) Cisco
22 76 (11.26%) Windows 8
23 68 (10.07%) Apple
24 67 (9.93%) Windows XP
25 59 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2010
26 57 (8.44%) Windows Server 2012
26 57 (8.44%) Banking
27 55 (8.15%) Legal
27 55 (8.15%) DHCP
28 54 (8.00%) LAN

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
1 128 (18.96%) MS Exchange
2 59 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 27 (4.00%) Skype for Business
6 23 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (3.41%) SharePoint
7 16 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.74%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.15%) CMS
9 1 (0.15%) Drupal
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 246 (36.44%) MS Office
2 129 (19.11%) MS Excel
3 30 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.63%) Eikon
2 7 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.59%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.44%) Hi Portfolio
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 87 (12.89%) Office 365
2 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (0.59%) Dropbox
3 4 (0.59%) OneDrive
4 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.30%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.30%) Yammer
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (12.59%) TCP/IP
2 55 (8.15%) DHCP
3 54 (8.00%) LAN
4 51 (7.56%) DNS
5 39 (5.78%) WAN
6 37 (5.48%) Wireless
7 36 (5.33%) VoIP
8 34 (5.04%) VPN
9 24 (3.56%) Internet
10 22 (3.26%) Firewall
10 22 (3.26%) SAN
11 21 (3.11%) Skype
12 15 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (2.07%) IP Telephony
14 12 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (1.19%) NAS
15 8 (1.19%) VLAN
16 7 (1.04%) WebEx
17 5 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
18 3 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.59%) InstallShield
1 4 (0.59%) JIRA
1 4 (0.59%) MSI
1 4 (0.59%) WinDbg
General
1 184 (27.26%) Finance
2 57 (8.44%) Banking
3 55 (8.15%) Legal
4 35 (5.19%) Law
5 20 (2.96%) Games
6 19 (2.81%) Financial Institution
7 17 (2.52%) Retail
8 15 (2.22%) Advertising
8 15 (2.22%) Marketing
9 13 (1.93%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.78%) Back Office
10 12 (1.78%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.89%) Front Office
12 3 (0.44%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) iGaming
13 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.89%) HTML
1 6 (0.89%) XMPP
2 5 (0.74%) XML
2 5 (0.74%) X-Windows
3 3 (0.44%) .NET
3 3 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (0.44%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.30%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (0.30%) ODBC
5 1 (0.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 102 (15.11%) Blackberry
2 53 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (6.67%) iPhone
4 39 (5.78%) Hedge funds
5 35 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
6 34 (5.04%) Smartphone
7 31 (4.59%) Fat Client
7 31 (4.59%) Thin Client
8 19 (2.81%) Management Information System
9 18 (2.67%) Computer Science
10 17 (2.52%) Client/Server
11 16 (2.37%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.48%) HP StoreVirtual
12 10 (1.48%) iPad
13 6 (0.89%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.89%) Fintech
14 5 (0.74%) User Experience
15 3 (0.44%) Mathematics
15 3 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
15 3 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 540 (80.00%) Windows
2 287 (42.52%) Windows 7
3 118 (17.48%) Windows Server
4 98 (14.52%) Windows 10
5 96 (14.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 84 (12.44%) Android
7 76 (11.26%) Windows 8
8 67 (9.93%) Windows XP
9 57 (8.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (6.22%) Mac OS X
11 41 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (5.04%) Apple iOS
13 25 (3.70%) Mac OS
14 23 (3.41%) Linux
15 15 (2.22%) Windows Vista
16 8 (1.19%) Unix
17 3 (0.44%) Debian
17 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.44%) Solaris
17 3 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (20.74%) ITIL
2 29 (4.30%) Asset Management
3 28 (4.15%) Service Delivery
4 23 (3.41%) Mobile Device Management
4 23 (3.41%) Service Management
5 20 (2.96%) Mentoring
6 19 (2.81%) ITSM
7 18 (2.67%) Project Management
8 16 (2.37%) Data Protection
8 16 (2.37%) Migration
9 14 (2.07%) Application Packaging
9 14 (2.07%) Investment Management
9 14 (2.07%) Problem Management
10 13 (1.93%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (1.78%) ITIL V3
12 11 (1.63%) Change Management
12 11 (1.63%) Patch Management
12 11 (1.63%) Software Distribution
13 10 (1.48%) Document Management
14 9 (1.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (4.89%) PowerShell
2 26 (3.85%) C
3 17 (2.52%) SQL
4 7 (1.04%) VBScript
5 6 (0.89%) Bash Shell
6 5 (0.74%) Java
7 3 (0.44%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.30%) PHP
8 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.15%) C++
9 1 (0.15%) Python
9 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (7.41%) Degree
2 48 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (4.44%) MCSE
4 29 (4.30%) MCP
5 21 (3.11%) CCNA
5 21 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (2.37%) MCDST
7 15 (2.22%) MCSA
8 10 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (1.48%) MCITP
9 5 (0.74%) MOS
9 5 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.44%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.30%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.15%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.67%) SLA
2 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 397 (58.81%) Active Directory
2 52 (7.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (7.11%) XenApp
4 30 (4.44%) XenDesktop
5 16 (2.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (1.63%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.19%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.19%) vSphere
8 6 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.74%) Firmware
10 4 (0.59%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.30%) XenServer
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 142 (21.04%) SCCM
2 31 (4.59%) WSUS
3 26 (3.85%) AirWatch
4 9 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (1.19%) Casper Suite
6 5 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.59%) Perfmon
7 4 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.59%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.44%) SafeCom
8 3 (0.44%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.30%) Cacti
9 2 (0.30%) Nagios
9 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.30%) ThinApp
10 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.15%) SCSM
Vendors
1 286 (42.37%) Microsoft
2 144 (21.33%) Citrix
3 105 (15.56%) VMware
4 95 (14.07%) Bloomberg
5 80 (11.85%) Cisco
6 68 (10.07%) Apple
7 50 (7.41%) Reuters
8 40 (5.93%) HP
8 40 (5.93%) Symantec
9 29 (4.30%) LANDesk
10 22 (3.26%) Fidessa
11 21 (3.11%) Dell
12 20 (2.96%) Avaya
13 18 (2.67%) Mitel
14 16 (2.37%) Polycom
15 13 (1.93%) Adobe
16 12 (1.78%) Altiris
16 12 (1.78%) iManage
16 12 (1.78%) Intel Security
17 10 (1.48%) FactSet
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