The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 94 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.26% 0.10% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £23,500 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Desktop Support
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1114 946 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.12% 97.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 883 744 807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Nottingham

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
5 6 (60.00%) MCSE
5 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (60.00%) MCTS
5 6 (60.00%) MCITP
5 6 (60.00%) CCNA
5 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (50.00%) DNS
7 4 (40.00%) Apple
7 4 (40.00%) MS Office
7 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (40.00%) LAN
7 4 (40.00%) WAN
7 4 (40.00%) DHCP
7 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
7 4 (40.00%) Wireless
7 4 (40.00%) iPhone
7 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (30.00%) HP
9 2 (20.00%) Law
9 2 (20.00%) MCSA
9 2 (20.00%) SLA
9 2 (20.00%) Cisco
10 1 (10.00%) VPN

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (40.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) BCP
1 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (60.00%) MCTS
1 6 (60.00%) MCITP
1 6 (60.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Apple
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Mitel