The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Specialist
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - - £25,429
Desktop Support Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20834 19960 21803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 95.01% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16313 16479 18662
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Desktop Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Desktop Support Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Support Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Desktop Support Specialist
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Desktop Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

Desktop Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Desktop Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft