The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 292 308 334
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 151 158 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.76% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.79% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 132 149 128
Median salary £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.92% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £32,150
UK excluding London median salary £25,250 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
Desktop Support
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
17624 20064 22070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 97.07% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14938 16188 17853
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in the South East

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the South East

Desktop Support
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +24 41 £29,000 +5.45% 1
Surrey +13 38 £27,042 +12.67% 1
West Sussex +16 29 £40,000 +66.66% 2
Hampshire -3 18 £26,500 +6.00% 3
Kent +1 9 £23,000 -23.33% 1
Oxfordshire -6 9 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 6 £22,000 -16.98% 2
East Sussex +17 1 £22,500 -6.25%
Middlesex - 1 £23,000 -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 245 (88.45%) Windows
2 191 (68.95%) Microsoft
3 148 (53.43%) Active Directory
4 138 (49.82%) Windows 7
5 109 (39.35%) MS Office
6 102 (36.82%) MS Excel
7 94 (33.94%) Windows Server
8 86 (31.05%) ITIL
9 81 (29.24%) Office 365
10 80 (28.88%) Windows 8
11 76 (27.44%) Citrix
12 71 (25.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 66 (23.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 59 (21.30%) SLA
14 59 (21.30%) MS Exchange
15 57 (20.58%) Android
15 57 (20.58%) Windows Server 2012
16 45 (16.25%) Mac OS X
16 45 (16.25%) Apple iOS
17 44 (15.88%) Driving Licence
18 40 (14.44%) TCP/IP
19 38 (13.72%) Windows XP
20 37 (13.36%) Blackberry
21 36 (13.00%) Firewall
21 36 (13.00%) Hyper-V
22 34 (12.27%) VMware
23 33 (11.91%) DNS
24 31 (11.19%) DHCP
24 31 (11.19%) SCCM
25 30 (10.83%) Apple

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (21.30%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.03%) Skype for Business
3 24 (8.66%) SharePoint
4 23 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (6.14%) IIS
6 13 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 109 (39.35%) MS Office
2 102 (36.82%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 81 (29.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.44%) TCP/IP
2 36 (13.00%) Firewall
3 33 (11.91%) DNS
4 31 (11.19%) DHCP
5 22 (7.94%) VPN
5 22 (7.94%) WAN
6 21 (7.58%) LAN
6 21 (7.58%) Skype
7 15 (5.42%) VoIP
8 9 (3.25%) Internet
9 7 (2.53%) SAN
10 5 (1.81%) VLAN
11 4 (1.44%) Intranet
12 3 (1.08%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.08%) Wireless
13 2 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.72%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.36%) HTTP
14 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.36%) MS Access
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 22 (7.94%) Finance
2 9 (3.25%) Local Government
3 7 (2.53%) Advertising
3 7 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.81%) Legal
4 5 (1.81%) Marketing
5 4 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.08%) Back Office
6 3 (1.08%) Online Betting
6 3 (1.08%) Publishing
7 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.72%) Electronics
7 2 (0.72%) Games
7 2 (0.72%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.36%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.81%) XMPP
2 2 (0.72%) COM
2 2 (0.72%) ODBC
2 2 (0.72%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.88%) Driving Licence
2 37 (13.36%) Blackberry
3 18 (6.50%) Smartphone
4 17 (6.14%) iPhone
5 16 (5.78%) Clustering
6 14 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (4.33%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (2.89%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.89%) iPad
9 7 (2.53%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.81%) Handset
10 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.72%) AS400
11 2 (0.72%) NHS
11 2 (0.72%) Replication
12 1 (0.36%) Biometrics
12 1 (0.36%) BYOD
12 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.36%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 245 (88.45%) Windows
2 138 (49.82%) Windows 7
3 94 (33.94%) Windows Server
4 80 (28.88%) Windows 8
5 71 (25.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (20.58%) Android
6 57 (20.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (16.25%) Apple iOS
7 45 (16.25%) Mac OS X
8 38 (13.72%) Windows XP
9 24 (8.66%) Windows 10
9 24 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (3.97%) Linux
11 7 (2.53%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X Server
13 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.72%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.36%) CentOS
14 1 (0.36%) Debian
14 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (31.05%) ITIL
2 24 (8.66%) Mentoring
3 20 (7.22%) Service Management
4 19 (6.86%) Service Delivery
5 13 (4.69%) Patch Management
6 12 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (3.97%) Asset Management
8 10 (3.61%) Line Management
8 10 (3.61%) Server Patching
9 9 (3.25%) Incident Management
10 8 (2.89%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (2.53%) Operations Management
12 6 (2.17%) ITSM
12 6 (2.17%) People Management
12 6 (2.17%) Process Improvement
12 6 (2.17%) Project Planning
13 5 (1.81%) Change Control
13 5 (1.81%) Coaching
13 5 (1.81%) Transition Management
13 5 (1.81%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.14%) PowerShell
2 16 (5.78%) VBScript
3 2 (0.72%) SQL
4 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (23.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (9.75%) MCDST
3 22 (7.94%) MCP
3 22 (7.94%) MCSE
4 15 (5.42%) Degree
5 11 (3.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (3.61%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.25%) MCSA
8 8 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.89%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.44%) CCNA
9 4 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.72%) HND
10 2 (0.72%) MOS
11 1 (0.36%) CCDA
11 1 (0.36%) Dell Certification
11 1 (0.36%) HNC
11 1 (0.36%) MCITP
11 1 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (21.30%) SLA
2 9 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 148 (53.43%) Active Directory
2 36 (13.00%) Hyper-V
3 28 (10.11%) XenApp
4 19 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (3.25%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.44%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.44%) vSphere
8 3 (1.08%) XenServer
9 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (11.19%) SCCM
2 20 (7.22%) WSUS
3 6 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.08%) Opsview
5 2 (0.72%) DameWare
5 2 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 191 (68.95%) Microsoft
2 76 (27.44%) Citrix
3 34 (12.27%) VMware
4 30 (10.83%) Apple
5 24 (8.66%) HP
6 21 (7.58%) Dell
6 21 (7.58%) Polycom
7 14 (5.05%) Cisco
8 8 (2.89%) Symantec
9 7 (2.53%) Juniper
9 7 (2.53%) Mitel
10 6 (2.17%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.81%) Adobe
11 5 (1.81%) Avaya
12 4 (1.44%) Kaspersky
13 3 (1.08%) Altiris
13 3 (1.08%) IBM
13 3 (1.08%) Intel Security
13 3 (1.08%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.08%) ServiceNow
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