The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 70 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.18% 0.74% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £29,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
Desktop Support
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
545 514 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 97.67% 95.72% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 382 487 423
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Northampton

Desktop Support
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) LANDesk
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (57.14%) MobileIron
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) LANDesk
1 4 (57.14%) MobileIron
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k packge / £23k + 4.6k shift pay + 2.6k bonus + 25 holidays
Posted: 8 hours ago