The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 25 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 316 352 368
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 137 86 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 121 75 68
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £33,000 £28,150
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,075
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21539 21041 22178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.86% 95.01% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17272 17360 18952
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 25 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +34 40 £25,250 +5.20% 1
Surrey -7 26 £25,000 -14.52% 3
Hampshire +12 25 £24,500 -5.76%
West Sussex +7 18 £25,000 +13.63% 1
Kent -10 9 £21,500 -14.00%
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £17,500 -12.50%
East Sussex -15 6 £24,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 5 £24,500 -15.51%
Middlesex +5 3 £24,000 -9.43%
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 228 (85.07%) Windows
2 148 (55.22%) Active Directory
3 133 (49.63%) Microsoft
4 120 (44.78%) Windows 7
5 100 (37.31%) MS Office
6 94 (35.07%) MS Excel
7 92 (34.33%) Windows XP
8 84 (31.34%) ITIL
9 51 (19.03%) VMware
10 45 (16.79%) TCP/IP
11 44 (16.42%) Windows 8
12 42 (15.67%) MS Exchange
13 39 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
14 38 (14.18%) SCCM
15 36 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 35 (13.06%) SQL
17 32 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
18 31 (11.57%) Finance
19 28 (10.45%) Citrix
20 24 (8.96%) HP
20 24 (8.96%) VPN
20 24 (8.96%) Firewall
21 23 (8.58%) LAN
22 22 (8.21%) SLA
22 22 (8.21%) Service Management
23 21 (7.84%) WAN
23 21 (7.84%) SQL Server
24 20 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
24 20 (7.46%) SAP
25 19 (7.09%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 42 (15.67%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.99%) Lync
6 7 (2.61%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.12%) IIS
8 3 (1.12%) Apache
8 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.75%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 100 (37.31%) MS Office
2 94 (35.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.85%) Office 365
2 6 (2.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (16.79%) TCP/IP
2 24 (8.96%) VPN
2 24 (8.96%) Firewall
3 23 (8.58%) LAN
4 21 (7.84%) WAN
5 19 (7.09%) DHCP
5 19 (7.09%) DNS
6 16 (5.97%) VoIP
7 14 (5.22%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (4.48%) FTP
9 10 (3.73%) DMZ
10 8 (2.99%) SAN
11 4 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.49%) NAS
12 3 (1.12%) Wireless
13 2 (0.75%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.75%) Intranet
13 2 (0.75%) Internet
13 2 (0.75%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.37%) MS Access
General
1 31 (11.57%) Finance
2 18 (6.72%) Back Office
3 15 (5.60%) Retail
4 10 (3.73%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.24%) Law
5 6 (2.24%) Legal
6 3 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) French Language
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.75%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.37%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.37%) HTML
2 1 (0.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.09%) Blackberry
2 10 (3.73%) EPoS
3 6 (2.24%) PDA
3 6 (2.24%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.87%) iSeries
5 4 (1.49%) Kindle
6 3 (1.12%) iPhone
6 3 (1.12%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.12%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.75%) AS400
7 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.37%) PKI
8 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.37%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 228 (85.07%) Windows
2 120 (44.78%) Windows 7
3 92 (34.33%) Windows XP
4 44 (16.42%) Windows 8
5 39 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (5.22%) Windows 2000
9 7 (2.61%) Linux
9 7 (2.61%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (1.87%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.87%) Android
11 3 (1.12%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (31.34%) ITIL
2 22 (8.21%) Service Management
3 11 (4.10%) ITSM
4 9 (3.36%) Service Delivery
5 8 (2.99%) Time Management
6 6 (2.24%) Software Deployment
6 6 (2.24%) Incident Management
6 6 (2.24%) E-Commerce
7 5 (1.87%) CRM
7 5 (1.87%) Web Development
8 4 (1.49%) Document Management
8 4 (1.49%) Change Control
8 4 (1.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (1.12%) Performance Management
10 2 (0.75%) Software Distribution
10 2 (0.75%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (0.75%) Customer Insight
10 2 (0.75%) Load Balancing
10 2 (0.75%) Release Management
11 1 (0.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.06%) SQL
2 3 (1.12%) PHP
3 2 (0.75%) Java
3 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.75%) VBScript
4 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (6.72%) MCP
3 14 (5.22%) Degree
4 13 (4.85%) MCSE
5 11 (4.10%) MCSA
5 11 (4.10%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.73%) MCDST
7 8 (2.99%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.61%) MCTS
8 7 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.24%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.87%) MCITP
11 2 (0.75%) MOS
12 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.37%) HNC
12 1 (0.37%) HND
12 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.21%) SLA
2 4 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 148 (55.22%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.48%) vSphere
4 9 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (3.36%) XenApp
4 9 (3.36%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.87%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 38 (14.18%) SCCM
2 11 (4.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (3.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.87%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.75%) SCOM
6 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 133 (49.63%) Microsoft
2 51 (19.03%) VMware
3 28 (10.45%) Citrix
4 24 (8.96%) HP
5 20 (7.46%) SAP
6 15 (5.60%) Dell
7 14 (5.22%) Cisco
8 12 (4.48%) Symantec
9 11 (4.10%) Apple
10 8 (2.99%) Avaya
11 7 (2.61%) Lotus
12 6 (2.24%) Google
12 6 (2.24%) Oracle
12 6 (2.24%) IBM
13 5 (1.87%) JD Edwards
13 5 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.87%) Peregrine
13 5 (1.87%) LANDesk
14 4 (1.49%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.49%) Remedy
Guildford
Hudson - London
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: Negotiable plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Farnham
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago