The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 70 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.31% 0.70% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £26,000 £23,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,150
% change year-on-year
- +3.51%
Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
433 403 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.75% 93.50% 99.65%
Number of salaries quoted 354 365 265
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
Hampshire

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Desktop Support
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Vista
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Vista
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware