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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 347 302 363
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 333 411 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.81% 1.00% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.05% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 286 348 283
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,925 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
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
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 62 £35,000 - 15
Bromley +10 7 £22,000 -2.22%
Uxbridge - 4 £22,500 - 2
Canary Wharf - 4 £24,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £32,500 -
Rainham - 2 - -
Greenwich +7 1 £31,500 +10.52%
Wimbledon - 1 £32,500 - 1
Mayfair - 1 £37,500 -
Mitcham - 1 £24,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £26,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £42,500 -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 613 (84.67%) Windows
2 437 (60.36%) Active Directory
3 419 (57.87%) Microsoft
4 343 (47.38%) Windows 7
5 307 (42.40%) MS Office
6 211 (29.14%) Finance
7 193 (26.66%) Citrix
8 184 (25.41%) MS Excel
9 170 (23.48%) Windows Server
10 168 (23.20%) ITIL
11 148 (20.44%) Blackberry
12 146 (20.17%) MS Exchange
13 144 (19.89%) SCCM
14 138 (19.06%) VMware
15 117 (16.16%) Windows 8
16 109 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
17 106 (14.64%) Windows Server 2008
18 102 (14.09%) Android
19 92 (12.71%) Degree
19 92 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
20 91 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
21 90 (12.43%) Windows XP
22 81 (11.19%) Cisco
23 79 (10.91%) DNS
24 76 (10.50%) TCP/IP
25 75 (10.36%) Apple
26 74 (10.22%) DHCP
26 74 (10.22%) SharePoint
27 73 (10.08%) Bloomberg
27 73 (10.08%) HP

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 146 (20.17%) MS Exchange
2 74 (10.22%) SharePoint
3 51 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (6.63%) Lync
5 41 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 29 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.24%) IIS
10 3 (0.41%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.28%) Apache
11 2 (0.28%) Confluence
11 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.14%) CMS
12 1 (0.14%) Kentico
12 1 (0.14%) Node.js
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 307 (42.40%) MS Office
2 184 (25.41%) MS Excel
3 28 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.28%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.28%) Maya
5 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.14%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.41%) Eikon
3 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 64 (8.84%) Office 365
2 3 (0.41%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.28%) Dropbox
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 79 (10.91%) DNS
2 76 (10.50%) TCP/IP
3 74 (10.22%) DHCP
4 62 (8.56%) LAN
5 60 (8.29%) VPN
6 50 (6.91%) WAN
7 44 (6.08%) Internet
8 33 (4.56%) Firewall
9 24 (3.31%) VoIP
10 23 (3.18%) Remote Desktop
11 22 (3.04%) SAN
12 19 (2.62%) Skype
12 19 (2.62%) VLAN
12 19 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (2.49%) IP Telephony
13 18 (2.49%) Wireless
14 10 (1.38%) NAS
15 5 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (0.69%) Intranet
15 5 (0.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.14%) MySQL
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (3.31%) JIRA
2 9 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.28%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.28%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.28%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.14%) ProC
General
1 211 (29.14%) Finance
2 63 (8.70%) Banking
3 30 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 29 (4.01%) Legal
5 20 (2.76%) Front Office
5 20 (2.76%) Law
6 18 (2.49%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.49%) Retail
7 17 (2.35%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.38%) Games
9 9 (1.24%) Back Office
10 8 (1.10%) Advertising
10 8 (1.10%) Marketing
11 4 (0.55%) Publishing
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.80%) .NET
2 11 (1.52%) XMPP
3 5 (0.69%) HTML
3 5 (0.69%) Silverlight
4 4 (0.55%) Software Packaging
4 4 (0.55%) XML
4 4 (0.55%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.28%) CGI
6 1 (0.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 148 (20.44%) Blackberry
2 73 (10.08%) iPhone
3 66 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (7.18%) Video Conferencing
5 41 (5.66%) Hedge funds
6 39 (5.39%) Computer Science
7 27 (3.73%) iPad
8 25 (3.45%) Mathematics
9 21 (2.90%) Management Information System
10 15 (2.07%) Fat Client
10 15 (2.07%) Thin Client
11 14 (1.93%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.38%) Smartphone
13 7 (0.97%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.97%) User Experience
14 5 (0.69%) EPoS
15 4 (0.55%) BYOD
15 4 (0.55%) Online Games
16 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.41%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 613 (84.67%) Windows
2 343 (47.38%) Windows 7
3 170 (23.48%) Windows Server
4 117 (16.16%) Windows 8
5 106 (14.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 102 (14.09%) Android
7 92 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 90 (12.43%) Windows XP
9 68 (9.39%) Mac OS X
10 50 (6.91%) Apple iOS
11 46 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 41 (5.66%) Linux
13 36 (4.97%) Windows 10
14 29 (4.01%) Windows Vista
15 21 (2.90%) Mac OS
16 9 (1.24%) Unix
17 6 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.69%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.41%) CentOS
20 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (23.20%) ITIL
2 38 (5.25%) Incident Management
3 36 (4.97%) Asset Management
4 30 (4.14%) Problem Management
5 26 (3.59%) Patch Management
6 18 (2.49%) Investment Management
7 17 (2.35%) Wealth Management
8 16 (2.21%) Change Management
8 16 (2.21%) CRM
8 16 (2.21%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (2.07%) Time Management
10 12 (1.66%) Application Packaging
10 12 (1.66%) ITIL V3
11 11 (1.52%) Mentoring
11 11 (1.52%) Service Delivery
12 9 (1.24%) Line Management
13 8 (1.10%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 8 (1.10%) Software Distribution
14 7 (0.97%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (0.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (7.87%) PowerShell
2 49 (6.77%) SQL
3 12 (1.66%) VBScript
4 9 (1.24%) C
4 9 (1.24%) Perl
5 7 (0.97%) VB.NET
6 6 (0.83%) C#
6 6 (0.83%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.69%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.41%) Java
9 2 (0.28%) PHP
9 2 (0.28%) Python
9 2 (0.28%) VB
9 2 (0.28%) VBA
10 1 (0.14%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 92 (12.71%) Degree
2 91 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (6.22%) MCSE
4 44 (6.08%) MCSA
5 37 (5.11%) MCP
6 23 (3.18%) CCNA
6 23 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (2.35%) MCITP
9 14 (1.93%) A+ Certification
10 10 (1.38%) MCDST
11 9 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.69%) MOS
14 3 (0.41%) CCA
15 2 (0.28%) MCTS
15 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.28%) Security Cleared
16 1 (0.14%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.52%) SLA
2 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 437 (60.36%) Active Directory
2 109 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (8.29%) XenApp
4 31 (4.28%) Hyper-V
5 30 (4.14%) XenDesktop
6 16 (2.21%) Xen
7 14 (1.93%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.97%) BitLocker
9 6 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (0.69%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.69%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.69%) vSphere
11 4 (0.55%) Firmware
12 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.14%) vCloud
13 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 144 (19.89%) SCCM
2 15 (2.07%) Backup Exec
3 10 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (1.38%) SCOM
4 9 (1.24%) WSUS
5 7 (0.97%) DameWare
5 7 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.55%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.28%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.28%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.28%) SCSM
8 2 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.14%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.14%) PaperCut
9 1 (0.14%) Plesk
9 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.14%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 419 (57.87%) Microsoft
2 193 (26.66%) Citrix
3 138 (19.06%) VMware
4 81 (11.19%) Cisco
5 75 (10.36%) Apple
6 73 (10.08%) Bloomberg
6 73 (10.08%) HP
7 42 (5.80%) Dell
8 37 (5.11%) Reuters
9 31 (4.28%) Avaya
10 25 (3.45%) Wyse
11 22 (3.04%) Symantec
12 19 (2.62%) Altiris
13 18 (2.49%) Atlassian
14 15 (2.07%) Adobe
15 14 (1.93%) Mitel
16 13 (1.80%) Toshiba
17 12 (1.66%) Polycom
18 10 (1.38%) Google
19 8 (1.10%) SolarWinds
South West London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 27k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
iKas International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Grays, Essex
Stott & May
Salary: £17500 - £21500 per annum + inc night shift work
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
AWD online
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum £24,000 - £27,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £54000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £26k - 32k per year + Great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + amazing benefits + bonus + 35 hour week
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago