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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 343 386 402
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 316 323 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.66% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.70% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 289 293 191
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,125
% change year-on-year
- -0.49%
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
40032 46094 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.46% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33828 38605 34886
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +37 76 £37,500 +13.63% 13
Bromley - 3 £27,500 -
Chiswick +8 2 £24,000 -
Docklands, London +6 2 £24,000 -43.52%
Croydon - 2 £29,000 -
Hounslow +10 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 -
Chessington - 1 £23,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £20,000 -
Brentford - 1 £27,000 -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 621 (84.84%) Windows
2 459 (62.70%) Active Directory
3 405 (55.33%) Microsoft
4 400 (54.64%) Windows 7
5 282 (38.52%) MS Office
6 262 (35.79%) ITIL
7 252 (34.43%) Blackberry
8 246 (33.61%) Finance
9 192 (26.23%) MS Excel
10 173 (23.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 149 (20.36%) Citrix
12 123 (16.80%) Windows XP
13 119 (16.26%) MS Exchange
14 114 (15.57%) MCP
15 113 (15.44%) MCSE
15 113 (15.44%) Banking
16 105 (14.34%) Windows 8
17 102 (13.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 92 (12.57%) TCP/IP
19 91 (12.43%) Apple
20 88 (12.02%) VMware
21 84 (11.48%) SCCM
22 81 (11.07%) Windows Server 2008
23 77 (10.52%) Service Management
23 77 (10.52%) Service Delivery
24 76 (10.38%) Investment Banking
25 75 (10.25%) Degree
26 72 (9.84%) VPN
26 72 (9.84%) LAN
27 67 (9.15%) Front Office

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 119 (16.26%) MS Exchange
2 102 (13.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 42 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (3.69%) SharePoint
5 23 (3.14%) IBM Notes
6 20 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (2.32%) WorkSite
9 13 (1.78%) Lync
10 12 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.55%) IIS
11 4 (0.55%) Apache
12 3 (0.41%) LiveLink
12 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.27%) Confluence
14 1 (0.14%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 282 (38.52%) MS Office
2 192 (26.23%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.27%) MS Project
7 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) InDesign
7 1 (0.14%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.46%) Office 365
2 16 (2.19%) Google Apps
3 8 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.27%) SaaS
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 92 (12.57%) TCP/IP
2 72 (9.84%) VPN
2 72 (9.84%) LAN
3 60 (8.20%) WAN
4 50 (6.83%) DNS
4 50 (6.83%) DHCP
5 31 (4.23%) Firewall
6 28 (3.83%) Wireless
7 25 (3.42%) VoIP
8 22 (3.01%) Network Security
9 21 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (2.73%) IP Telephony
11 9 (1.23%) Internet
11 9 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (0.96%) ADSL
12 7 (0.96%) Structured Cabling
13 6 (0.82%) NAS
14 5 (0.68%) SSL
14 5 (0.68%) Ethernet
14 5 (0.68%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
2 3 (0.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.27%) DTS
4 1 (0.14%) DB2
4 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.23%) JIRA
2 8 (1.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.14%) Ant
General
1 246 (33.61%) Finance
2 113 (15.44%) Banking
3 76 (10.38%) Investment Banking
4 67 (9.15%) Front Office
5 64 (8.74%) Law
6 62 (8.47%) Financial Institution
7 45 (6.15%) Legal
8 28 (3.83%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.32%) Back Office
10 12 (1.64%) Retail
11 10 (1.37%) Games
12 9 (1.23%) Advertising
13 8 (1.09%) Mandarin Language
14 6 (0.82%) French Language
14 6 (0.82%) Marketing
15 5 (0.68%) Publishing
16 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.27%) German Language
18 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
18 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.68%) COM
2 4 (0.55%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.41%) WSH
4 2 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.14%) .NET
5 1 (0.14%) HTML
5 1 (0.14%) Web Services
5 1 (0.14%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 252 (34.43%) Blackberry
2 53 (7.24%) Hedge funds
3 47 (6.42%) iPhone
4 41 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (5.60%) Video Conferencing
5 34 (4.64%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.60%) Fat Client
6 19 (2.60%) Thin Client
7 14 (1.91%) iPad
8 13 (1.78%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.37%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.23%) Smartphone
11 7 (0.96%) Replication
12 6 (0.82%) CMDB
12 6 (0.82%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.82%) Equities
13 5 (0.68%) BYOD
13 5 (0.68%) PDA
13 5 (0.68%) Online Games
14 4 (0.55%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 621 (84.84%) Windows
2 400 (54.64%) Windows 7
3 123 (16.80%) Windows XP
4 105 (14.34%) Windows 8
5 81 (11.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 59 (8.06%) Android
8 54 (7.38%) Mac OS X
9 50 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (5.87%) Linux
11 30 (4.10%) Windows Vista
12 28 (3.83%) Apple iOS
13 20 (2.73%) UNIX
14 17 (2.32%) Mac OS
15 10 (1.37%) Windows 2000
16 9 (1.23%) Solaris
17 7 (0.96%) CentOS
18 6 (0.82%) Debian
18 6 (0.82%) AIX
19 4 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (35.79%) ITIL
2 77 (10.52%) Service Management
2 77 (10.52%) Service Delivery
3 56 (7.65%) Business Continuity
4 53 (7.24%) Business Continuity Management
5 27 (3.69%) Asset Management
6 25 (3.42%) Incident Management
7 24 (3.28%) Problem Management
8 21 (2.87%) Investment Management
8 21 (2.87%) Document Management
9 17 (2.32%) Software Deployment
10 15 (2.05%) Change Management
11 14 (1.91%) CRM
11 14 (1.91%) Mentoring
12 12 (1.64%) Mobile Device Management
13 11 (1.50%) Change Control
14 10 (1.37%) Information Security
15 9 (1.23%) Project Management
16 8 (1.09%) ITSM
17 7 (0.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (4.23%) SQL
2 26 (3.55%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.37%) C
4 8 (1.09%) VB
5 4 (0.55%) Perl
5 4 (0.55%) VBScript
6 3 (0.41%) VBA
7 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.14%) Python
8 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 173 (23.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (15.57%) MCP
3 113 (15.44%) MCSE
4 75 (10.25%) Degree
5 38 (5.19%) MCSA
6 30 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
7 29 (3.96%) MCDST
8 25 (3.42%) MCITP
8 25 (3.42%) A+ Certification
9 19 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (2.60%) CCNA
10 11 (1.50%) MCTS
11 6 (0.82%) MOS
12 5 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.55%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.55%) CCNP
14 3 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.41%) ACSP
15 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.46%) SLA
2 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 459 (62.70%) Active Directory
2 66 (9.02%) XenApp
3 64 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (3.83%) Hyper-V
5 19 (2.60%) XenDesktop
6 18 (2.46%) Xen
7 13 (1.78%) vSphere
8 12 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.55%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.41%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 84 (11.48%) SCCM
2 15 (2.05%) WSUS
3 13 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.82%) Casper Suite
4 6 (0.82%) Sysprep
4 6 (0.82%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.55%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.41%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.27%) SCOM
7 2 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.14%) DameWare
Vendors
1 405 (55.33%) Microsoft
2 149 (20.36%) Citrix
3 91 (12.43%) Apple
4 88 (12.02%) VMware
5 66 (9.02%) Cisco
6 64 (8.74%) ServiceNow
7 57 (7.79%) Reuters
8 55 (7.51%) Bloomberg
9 40 (5.46%) HP
10 30 (4.10%) Avaya
11 26 (3.55%) Wyse
12 24 (3.28%) Adobe
13 23 (3.14%) Dell
13 23 (3.14%) Lotus
14 20 (2.73%) Symantec
15 18 (2.46%) FactSet
16 17 (2.32%) Polycom
16 17 (2.32%) Interwoven
17 16 (2.19%) Remedy
18 14 (1.91%) Altiris
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Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + 80% Year One Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per day + Excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Hudson IT
Salary: £28000 - £30500 per annum + pension + holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Season Ticket Loan. 5 weeks paid h
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum £20-24k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
iKonnect
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + extensive benefits and bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + 80% Year One Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago