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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 389 343 357
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 241 365 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.83% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.86% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 228 326 297
Median salary £31,250 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.79% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £23,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £24,638
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +7.55%
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
36116 42293 43830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.67% 95.76% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31317 35995 36454
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +25 49 £33,750 +12.50% 7
Bromley +6 5 £27,000 +24.13%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 4 £31,500 +14.54%
Hayes - 1 £27,500 -
Romford - 1 £29,500 -
Southall - 1 £21,000 -
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 25 September 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.

1 469 (80.86%) Windows
2 336 (57.93%) Active Directory
3 278 (47.93%) Microsoft
4 254 (43.79%) Windows 7
5 220 (37.93%) MS Office
6 160 (27.59%) Finance
7 150 (25.86%) ITIL
8 146 (25.17%) Citrix
9 132 (22.76%) SCCM
10 120 (20.69%) MS Exchange
10 120 (20.69%) MS Excel
11 108 (18.62%) Windows Server
12 103 (17.76%) Windows 10
13 102 (17.59%) Office 365
14 88 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 87 (15.00%) Bloomberg
16 80 (13.79%) VMware
17 77 (13.28%) Blackberry
18 75 (12.93%) TCP/IP
19 72 (12.41%) Apple
20 63 (10.86%) Reuters
21 60 (10.34%) LAN
22 59 (10.17%) Cisco
23 57 (9.83%) Microsoft Certification
23 57 (9.83%) Android
24 56 (9.66%) Windows Server 2012
25 55 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2010
26 54 (9.31%) Windows 8
27 50 (8.62%) Banking
28 49 (8.45%) Mac OS X

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 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 55 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (5.86%) Skype for Business
4 30 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 27 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (3.79%) SharePoint
8 17 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.52%) IIS
9 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.17%) CMS
11 1 (0.17%) Drupal
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 220 (37.93%) MS Office
2 120 (20.69%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.69%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 3 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.41%) Eikon
2 7 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.69%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.52%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 102 (17.59%) Office 365
2 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.86%) Dropbox
4 5 (0.86%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.69%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.52%) Yammer
7 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 75 (12.93%) TCP/IP
2 60 (10.34%) LAN
3 43 (7.41%) DHCP
4 42 (7.24%) WAN
5 40 (6.90%) DNS
6 39 (6.72%) VoIP
7 37 (6.38%) VPN
8 30 (5.17%) Skype
9 29 (5.00%) Wireless
10 23 (3.97%) Internet
11 21 (3.62%) Firewall
12 16 (2.76%) SAN
13 15 (2.59%) IP Telephony
14 12 (2.07%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.21%) NAS
17 5 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
18 4 (0.69%) Intranet
18 4 (0.69%) WebEx
19 3 (0.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.69%) InstallShield
1 4 (0.69%) JIRA
1 4 (0.69%) MSI
1 4 (0.69%) WinDbg
General
1 160 (27.59%) Finance
2 50 (8.62%) Banking
3 43 (7.41%) Legal
4 23 (3.97%) Law
5 21 (3.62%) Advertising
5 21 (3.62%) Marketing
6 16 (2.76%) Games
7 15 (2.59%) Retail
8 14 (2.41%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.41%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.07%) Back Office
10 6 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.69%) Front Office
12 3 (0.52%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Local Government
13 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.69%) Software Packaging
1 4 (0.69%) XMPP
1 4 (0.69%) X-Windows
2 2 (0.34%) HTML
2 2 (0.34%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (0.34%) ODBC
3 1 (0.17%) .NET
3 1 (0.17%) CSS
3 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.28%) Blackberry
2 40 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
3 38 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.86%) Hedge funds
4 34 (5.86%) iPhone
5 27 (4.66%) Fat Client
5 27 (4.66%) Thin Client
6 24 (4.14%) Smartphone
7 14 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.24%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.24%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.24%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.38%) iPad
10 7 (1.21%) HP StoreVirtual
10 7 (1.21%) User Experience
11 5 (0.86%) Fintech
11 5 (0.86%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.52%) BYOD
12 3 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 469 (80.86%) Windows
2 254 (43.79%) Windows 7
3 108 (18.62%) Windows Server
4 103 (17.76%) Windows 10
5 88 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (9.83%) Android
7 56 (9.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (9.31%) Windows 8
9 49 (8.45%) Mac OS X
10 42 (7.24%) Windows XP
11 34 (5.86%) Linux
12 30 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (4.66%) Apple iOS
13 27 (4.66%) Mac OS
14 13 (2.24%) Windows Vista
15 9 (1.55%) Unix
16 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.52%) Debian
17 3 (0.52%) Solaris
17 3 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (25.86%) ITIL
2 29 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 26 (4.48%) Service Management
4 25 (4.31%) Asset Management
5 24 (4.14%) Investment Management
5 24 (4.14%) Mobile Device Management
6 23 (3.97%) ITIL V3
7 19 (3.28%) Project Management
8 17 (2.93%) Problem Management
9 13 (2.24%) Incident Management
9 13 (2.24%) Mentoring
10 12 (2.07%) Migration
11 11 (1.90%) Application Packaging
11 11 (1.90%) CRM
11 11 (1.90%) ITSM
12 10 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (1.72%) Change Management
13 8 (1.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (1.38%) Software Distribution
14 7 (1.21%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (7.59%) PowerShell
2 24 (4.14%) C
3 13 (2.24%) SQL
4 8 (1.38%) VBScript
5 5 (0.86%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.69%) Java
6 4 (0.69%) VBA
7 2 (0.34%) PHP
8 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (9.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (7.07%) Degree
3 39 (6.72%) MCP
4 32 (5.52%) MCSE
5 21 (3.62%) MCSA
6 20 (3.45%) CCNA
6 20 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (2.93%) MCDST
8 15 (2.59%) MCITP
9 5 (0.86%) MOS
10 4 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.34%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.34%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.17%) ACSP
12 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.69%) SLA
2 7 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 336 (57.93%) Active Directory
2 43 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (7.07%) XenApp
4 22 (3.79%) XenDesktop
5 18 (3.10%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (2.41%) Terminal Services
7 10 (1.72%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.55%) vSphere
9 5 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.69%) Firmware
10 4 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.69%) Xen
11 2 (0.34%) XenServer
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 132 (22.76%) SCCM
2 24 (4.14%) AirWatch
2 24 (4.14%) WSUS
3 9 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (1.38%) Casper Suite
5 5 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.69%) Perfmon
6 4 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.69%) Sysprep
6 4 (0.69%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.34%) ThinApp
8 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.17%) Cacti
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.17%) Nagios
8 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 278 (47.93%) Microsoft
2 146 (25.17%) Citrix
3 87 (15.00%) Bloomberg
4 80 (13.79%) VMware
5 72 (12.41%) Apple
6 63 (10.86%) Reuters
7 59 (10.17%) Cisco
8 31 (5.34%) Symantec
9 30 (5.17%) HP
10 21 (3.62%) Polycom
11 20 (3.45%) Fidessa
11 20 (3.45%) LANDesk
12 16 (2.76%) Mitel
13 15 (2.59%) Avaya
13 15 (2.59%) Dell
14 12 (2.07%) Adobe
14 12 (2.07%) Altiris
14 12 (2.07%) Intel Security
15 11 (1.90%) FactSet
16 7 (1.21%) Oracle
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