The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 345 384 321
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 339 233 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.53% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.56% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 291 195 315
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £22,380
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,450
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,075
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45135 41404 48816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.36% 93.46% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37931 34643 42521
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +5 91 £32,000 +4.06% 9
Docklands, London - 5 £29,500 -
Croydon -2 1 £25,000 -26.47%
Wimbledon -8 1 £32,000 +6.66%
Hounslow -15 1 £27,500 +5.76%
Hayes - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 572 (82.54%) Windows
2 355 (51.23%) Active Directory
3 336 (48.48%) Windows 7
4 326 (47.04%) MS Office
5 311 (44.88%) Microsoft
6 235 (33.91%) Finance
7 226 (32.61%) Windows XP
8 208 (30.01%) ITIL
9 205 (29.58%) Blackberry
10 200 (28.86%) MS Excel
11 158 (22.80%) Apple
12 145 (20.92%) Citrix
13 121 (17.46%) TCP/IP
14 112 (16.16%) MS Exchange
15 109 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 100 (14.43%) DHCP
16 100 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 96 (13.85%) Degree
18 95 (13.71%) DNS
19 94 (13.56%) Windows 8
20 90 (12.99%) SCCM
21 81 (11.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 80 (11.54%) VMware
23 73 (10.53%) LAN
24 72 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
24 72 (10.39%) Banking
25 71 (10.25%) Law
26 68 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2010
27 66 (9.52%) Mac OS X
28 64 (9.24%) VPN

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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
1 112 (16.16%) MS Exchange
2 81 (11.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 68 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 39 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (3.46%) IBM Notes
7 21 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (2.02%) Lync
9 10 (1.44%) IIS
10 6 (0.87%) WorkSite
11 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.29%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.29%) Drupal
12 2 (0.29%) WordPress
12 2 (0.29%) CMS
13 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.14%) Apache
13 1 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 326 (47.04%) MS Office
2 200 (28.86%) MS Excel
3 52 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.01%) MS Project
4 7 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 20 (2.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.15%) Eikon
3 6 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.03%) Office 365
2 7 (1.01%) SaaS
3 4 (0.58%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (17.46%) TCP/IP
2 100 (14.43%) DHCP
3 95 (13.71%) DNS
4 73 (10.53%) LAN
5 64 (9.24%) VPN
6 59 (8.51%) WAN
7 42 (6.06%) Wireless
8 23 (3.32%) VoIP
9 19 (2.74%) Internet
9 19 (2.74%) IP Telephony
10 17 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (2.02%) Firewall
12 9 (1.30%) SMTP
12 9 (1.30%) ADSL
13 8 (1.15%) LDAP
14 5 (0.72%) SAN
14 5 (0.72%) Network Security
14 5 (0.72%) Broadband
14 5 (0.72%) WLAN
15 4 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.14%) Big Data
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (1.30%) MSI
2 2 (0.29%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.29%) Ant
General
1 235 (33.91%) Finance
2 72 (10.39%) Banking
3 71 (10.25%) Law
4 52 (7.50%) Legal
5 26 (3.75%) Back Office
6 19 (2.74%) Advertising
6 19 (2.74%) Front Office
7 16 (2.31%) Investment Banking
8 14 (2.02%) Marketing
8 14 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.01%) Retail
10 6 (0.87%) Publishing
10 6 (0.87%) Games
11 5 (0.72%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.72%) German Language
12 4 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.29%) French Language
13 2 (0.29%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.14%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.59%) Software Packaging
2 10 (1.44%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.43%) CSS
3 3 (0.43%) Web Services
3 3 (0.43%) HTML
3 3 (0.43%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.29%) .NET
4 2 (0.29%) COM
4 2 (0.29%) XHTML
4 2 (0.29%) WSH
5 1 (0.14%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.14%) XMPP
5 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 205 (29.58%) Blackberry
2 43 (6.20%) iPhone
2 43 (6.20%) iPad
3 34 (4.91%) Video Conferencing
4 33 (4.76%) Smartphone
5 28 (4.04%) Hedge funds
6 22 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.02%) PDA
8 10 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.30%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.01%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.01%) Thin Client
11 6 (0.87%) IVR
11 6 (0.87%) SecurID
11 6 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.72%) PKI
12 5 (0.72%) Derivative
12 5 (0.72%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.58%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 572 (82.54%) Windows
2 336 (48.48%) Windows 7
3 226 (32.61%) Windows XP
4 109 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (13.56%) Windows 8
6 72 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 66 (9.52%) Mac OS X
8 64 (9.24%) Android
9 55 (7.94%) Apple iOS
10 35 (5.05%) Windows Vista
11 28 (4.04%) Mac OS
12 23 (3.32%) Linux
13 21 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (2.16%) UNIX
15 10 (1.44%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.58%) Solaris
17 4 (0.58%) SUSE
17 4 (0.58%) Debian
17 4 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (30.01%) ITIL
2 41 (5.92%) Service Management
3 33 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 29 (4.18%) Asset Management
5 28 (4.04%) ITSM
6 24 (3.46%) Document Management
6 24 (3.46%) Release Management
7 22 (3.17%) Investment Management
7 22 (3.17%) Incident Management
8 17 (2.45%) Mobile Device Management
9 15 (2.16%) ITIL V3
10 14 (2.02%) Project Planning
10 14 (2.02%) Change Management
11 12 (1.73%) Time Management
12 11 (1.59%) Problem Management
13 10 (1.44%) Supplier Management
14 9 (1.30%) Migration
14 9 (1.30%) CRM
15 7 (1.01%) Fund Management
16 6 (0.87%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (5.34%) SQL
2 32 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 12 (1.73%) VBScript
4 11 (1.59%) VB
5 9 (1.30%) C
6 6 (0.87%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.72%) C#
8 4 (0.58%) Python
9 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.29%) Perl
11 1 (0.14%) PHP
11 1 (0.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 100 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (13.85%) Degree
3 44 (6.35%) MCP
4 36 (5.19%) MCITP
5 31 (4.47%) MCSE
6 29 (4.18%) MCSA
7 21 (3.03%) MCDST
8 19 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (2.60%) CCNA
9 18 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (2.45%) A+ Certification
11 12 (1.73%) MOS
11 12 (1.73%) Security Cleared
12 8 (1.15%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.01%) MCTS
14 6 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
16 2 (0.29%) CCA
16 2 (0.29%) Project+ Certification
17 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.20%) SLA
2 6 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.29%) QA
3 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 355 (51.23%) Active Directory
2 47 (6.78%) XenApp
3 46 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (3.46%) vSphere
5 22 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (2.74%) XenDesktop
7 18 (2.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 11 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.30%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.01%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.87%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.87%) XenServer
12 3 (0.43%) Xen
13 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.14%) Dovecot
14 1 (0.14%) Postfix
14 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.14%) Samba
14 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 90 (12.99%) SCCM
2 14 (2.02%) Backup Exec
3 13 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (1.30%) WSUS
5 4 (0.58%) Sysprep
5 4 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.29%) OpenView
7 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.14%) WMI
8 1 (0.14%) Nagios
8 1 (0.14%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.14%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.14%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.14%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.14%) SCSM
8 1 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 311 (44.88%) Microsoft
2 158 (22.80%) Apple
3 145 (20.92%) Citrix
4 80 (11.54%) VMware
5 62 (8.95%) Bloomberg
6 60 (8.66%) Cisco
7 53 (7.65%) Reuters
8 32 (4.62%) HP
9 31 (4.47%) Remedy
10 29 (4.18%) Symantec
11 24 (3.46%) Lotus
12 22 (3.17%) Dell
12 22 (3.17%) Avaya
13 16 (2.31%) BMC
14 15 (2.16%) Altiris
14 15 (2.16%) ServiceNow
15 13 (1.88%) Oracle
16 11 (1.59%) Juniper
16 11 (1.59%) Autodesk
17 10 (1.44%) AppSense
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits, Bonus & Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £29000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Solmar Finance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Networking People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Allied Worldwide
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago