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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 282 339 372
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 419 332 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.00% 0.76% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.81% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 358 284 213
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,050 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,875 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-0.50% -
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
39433 40982 41542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.75% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33271 33550 35413
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +37 118 £38,000 +8.57% 6
Chiswick -5 5 £24,000 -11.11%
Greenwich - 4 £28,500 -
Hammersmith -3 3 £25,000 +13.63%
Hayes - 3 £40,000 -
Docklands, London -4 2 £34,000 -20.00%
Teddington - 2 £22,500 -
Bromley +11 1 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Carshalton - 1 £25,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £25,000 -
Wembley - 1 £23,000 -
Brentford - 1 £26,500 -
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 640 (84.21%) Windows
2 495 (65.13%) Active Directory
3 414 (54.47%) Windows 7
4 406 (53.42%) Microsoft
5 299 (39.34%) MS Office
6 289 (38.03%) ITIL
7 261 (34.34%) Blackberry
8 245 (32.24%) Finance
9 218 (28.68%) MS Excel
10 181 (23.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 172 (22.63%) Windows XP
12 161 (21.18%) Citrix
13 154 (20.26%) MS Exchange
14 137 (18.03%) TCP/IP
15 129 (16.97%) Windows 8
16 126 (16.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 117 (15.39%) Banking
18 115 (15.13%) LAN
19 111 (14.61%) MCP
19 111 (14.61%) Apple
20 104 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
21 103 (13.55%) MCSE
21 103 (13.55%) VMware
22 94 (12.37%) Cisco
23 93 (12.24%) SCCM
24 91 (11.97%) VPN
25 90 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
26 87 (11.45%) Reuters
26 87 (11.45%) Bloomberg
27 79 (10.39%) WAN

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 154 (20.26%) MS Exchange
2 126 (16.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 63 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (4.21%) SharePoint
6 26 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (3.16%) IBM Notes
8 21 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (1.71%) WorkSite
10 11 (1.45%) Lync
11 6 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (0.66%) LiveLink
13 3 (0.39%) IIS
14 2 (0.26%) Apache
14 2 (0.26%) CMS
15 1 (0.13%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 299 (39.34%) MS Office
2 218 (28.68%) MS Excel
3 26 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.26%) MS Project
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.32%) Eikon
2 4 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (0.26%) Front Arena
3 2 (0.26%) assyst
4 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.05%) Office 365
2 17 (2.24%) Google Apps
3 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (18.03%) TCP/IP
2 115 (15.13%) LAN
3 91 (11.97%) VPN
4 79 (10.39%) WAN
5 78 (10.26%) DNS
6 72 (9.47%) DHCP
7 40 (5.26%) Firewall
8 27 (3.55%) VoIP
9 26 (3.42%) Wireless
10 23 (3.03%) IP Telephony
11 21 (2.76%) Network Security
11 21 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (1.97%) ADSL
13 14 (1.84%) Internet
14 7 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (0.92%) Broadband
14 7 (0.92%) Structured Cabling
15 6 (0.79%) NAS
16 5 (0.66%) DSL
16 5 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (0.53%) MySQL
3 2 (0.26%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.13%) Big Data
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.13%) DTS
4 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.13%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (0.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.39%) Ant
3 2 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 245 (32.24%) Finance
2 117 (15.39%) Banking
3 71 (9.34%) Investment Banking
4 52 (6.84%) Front Office
5 47 (6.18%) Law
6 43 (5.66%) Financial Institution
7 41 (5.39%) Legal
8 37 (4.87%) Telecoms
9 24 (3.16%) Back Office
10 11 (1.45%) Marketing
11 10 (1.32%) Retail
11 10 (1.32%) Advertising
12 5 (0.66%) Publishing
12 5 (0.66%) French Language
13 4 (0.53%) Games
14 2 (0.26%) German Language
14 2 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.13%) Electronics
15 1 (0.13%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.79%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.39%) HTML
3 2 (0.26%) XMPP
4 1 (0.13%) COM
4 1 (0.13%) LAMP
4 1 (0.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 261 (34.34%) Blackberry
2 62 (8.16%) iPhone
3 43 (5.66%) Hedge funds
4 37 (4.87%) Video Conferencing
5 31 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 30 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (3.68%) Fat Client
7 28 (3.68%) Thin Client
8 26 (3.42%) iPad
9 12 (1.58%) CMDB
10 11 (1.45%) Replication
10 11 (1.45%) Smartphone
11 10 (1.32%) Equities
12 8 (1.05%) Handset
13 5 (0.66%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.53%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.53%) PDA
15 3 (0.39%) Derivative
15 3 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 640 (84.21%) Windows
2 414 (54.47%) Windows 7
3 172 (22.63%) Windows XP
4 129 (16.97%) Windows 8
5 104 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 90 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 72 (9.47%) Android
8 61 (8.03%) Mac OS X
9 53 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (5.92%) Linux
11 39 (5.13%) Apple iOS
12 31 (4.08%) Windows Vista
13 27 (3.55%) UNIX
14 23 (3.03%) Windows 2000
15 16 (2.11%) Mac OS
16 15 (1.97%) Solaris
17 12 (1.58%) AIX
18 8 (1.05%) Windows Phone
19 7 (0.92%) Debian
20 6 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (38.03%) ITIL
2 56 (7.37%) Service Delivery
3 51 (6.71%) Service Management
4 40 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 33 (4.34%) Business Continuity Management
6 24 (3.16%) Incident Management
7 21 (2.76%) Document Management
8 20 (2.63%) Asset Management
9 17 (2.24%) Problem Management
10 16 (2.11%) Change Management
10 16 (2.11%) CRM
11 15 (1.97%) Mobile Device Management
12 14 (1.84%) Investment Management
13 13 (1.71%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (1.58%) Time Management
14 12 (1.58%) Software Deployment
15 10 (1.32%) Logistics
16 9 (1.18%) Line Management
16 9 (1.18%) People Management
17 8 (1.05%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 47 (6.18%) PowerShell
2 28 (3.68%) SQL
3 9 (1.18%) VB
4 6 (0.79%) Perl
4 6 (0.79%) VBScript
5 5 (0.66%) C
5 5 (0.66%) Java
6 3 (0.39%) PHP
6 3 (0.39%) VBA
6 3 (0.39%) Python
7 2 (0.26%) AppleScript
7 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 181 (23.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (14.61%) MCP
3 103 (13.55%) MCSE
4 79 (10.39%) Degree
5 36 (4.74%) MCITP
6 35 (4.61%) MCSA
7 34 (4.47%) MCDST
8 29 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (3.55%) A+ Certification
10 21 (2.76%) CCNA
10 21 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (1.84%) Security Cleared
12 12 (1.58%) VCP4
12 12 (1.58%) MCTS
13 9 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.92%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.53%) MOS
16 3 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.39%) ACTC
17 2 (0.26%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.63%) SLA
2 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 495 (65.13%) Active Directory
2 67 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (8.03%) XenApp
4 26 (3.42%) Hyper-V
5 19 (2.50%) Xen
6 13 (1.71%) XenDesktop
6 13 (1.71%) vSphere
7 7 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.39%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.13%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 93 (12.24%) SCCM
2 21 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 19 (2.50%) WSUS
4 8 (1.05%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.66%) Sysprep
6 5 (0.66%) Casper Suite
7 3 (0.39%) DameWare
7 3 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.26%) Nagios
8 2 (0.26%) SCOM
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.13%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 406 (53.42%) Microsoft
2 161 (21.18%) Citrix
3 111 (14.61%) Apple
4 103 (13.55%) VMware
5 94 (12.37%) Cisco
6 87 (11.45%) Reuters
6 87 (11.45%) Bloomberg
7 45 (5.92%) HP
7 45 (5.92%) ServiceNow
8 37 (4.87%) Avaya
9 26 (3.42%) Dell
9 26 (3.42%) Symantec
9 26 (3.42%) Wyse
10 24 (3.16%) Lotus
11 21 (2.76%) Remedy
12 18 (2.37%) FactSet
13 15 (1.97%) Interwoven
14 14 (1.84%) Fidessa
14 14 (1.84%) Adobe
14 14 (1.84%) Mitel
Bromley, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 40-55k base + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32500 per annum + pension, bonus, gym, PMI
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22k - 29k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Great Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
House of Fraser
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Amsys
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Blue Town Online
Salary: £21.5k - 28.5k per year
Posted: 21 days ago