The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Maidenhead 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 60 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.73% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Desktop Support
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidenhead 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
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
499 365 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 91.39% 93.59% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 311 215 265
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Maidenhead region.

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Maidenhead

Desktop Support
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (50.00%) vSphere
4 8 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (50.00%) Office 365
4 8 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) Web Development
7 3 (18.75%) MCDST
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
7 3 (18.75%) MCSA
8 1 (6.25%) LAN
8 1 (6.25%) WAN
8 1 (6.25%) VPN
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCDST
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
1 3 (18.75%) MCSA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) vSphere
2 8 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft