The table below looks at the statistics 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank - - 51
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
382 277 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 98.71% 97.88% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 353 261 285
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Vista
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Vista
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Apple