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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 268 356 319
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 133 111 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 0.52% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.54% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 123 102 121
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £30,000 £34,100
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
15690 20732 21361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.91% 97.04% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13081 17473 17056
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Surrey +11 29 £22,500 -16.66% 2
Kent +21 21 £25,000 +11.11%
Berkshire +61 20 £25,500 -3.77% 4
Buckinghamshire +27 17 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Oxfordshire +45 15 £25,000 +2.04%
West Sussex +36 14 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Hampshire +7 14 £32,000 +18.51%
Sussex - 3 £25,000 -
Desktop Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 201 (77.31%) Windows
2 152 (58.46%) Microsoft
3 140 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 106 (40.77%) Windows 7
5 86 (33.08%) MS Excel
6 82 (31.54%) MS Office
7 79 (30.38%) Office 365
8 73 (28.08%) Windows Server
9 72 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 71 (27.31%) Windows 8
11 66 (25.38%) Citrix
12 59 (22.69%) ITIL
13 50 (19.23%) MS Exchange
13 50 (19.23%) Firewall
14 48 (18.46%) Windows 10
15 47 (18.08%) Windows Server 2012
16 45 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
17 39 (15.00%) Hyper-V
18 38 (14.62%) TCP/IP
19 36 (13.85%) SCCM
20 35 (13.46%) MCP
21 34 (13.08%) SLA
22 33 (12.69%) Finance
23 29 (11.15%) PowerShell
23 29 (11.15%) HP
24 26 (10.00%) Security Cleared
25 25 (9.62%) Driving Licence
25 25 (9.62%) Windows XP
26 24 (9.23%) Apple
27 23 (8.85%) MCSE

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 50 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.85%) IIS
4 7 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.31%) IBM Domino
5 6 (2.31%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.54%) Apache
6 4 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 86 (33.08%) MS Excel
2 82 (31.54%) MS Office
3 4 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 79 (30.38%) Office 365
2 20 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.08%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (19.23%) Firewall
2 38 (14.62%) TCP/IP
3 18 (6.92%) VoIP
4 16 (6.15%) LAN
5 13 (5.00%) WAN
6 12 (4.62%) DNS
7 11 (4.23%) DHCP
7 11 (4.23%) VPN
8 9 (3.46%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (3.08%) IP Telephony
10 6 (2.31%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.92%) 3G
11 5 (1.92%) Skype
11 5 (1.92%) Wireless
12 4 (1.54%) Internet
12 4 (1.54%) SSH
12 4 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.15%) PBX
14 2 (0.77%) GSM
14 2 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.46%) SQL Server
1 9 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.54%) MySQL
2 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 33 (12.69%) Finance
2 11 (4.23%) Retail
3 9 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.69%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.31%) Back Office
5 6 (2.31%) Online Betting
5 6 (2.31%) Publishing
6 4 (1.54%) Banking
7 3 (1.15%) Marketing
8 2 (0.77%) Legal
8 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.85%) Software Packaging
2 6 (2.31%) Web Services
3 5 (1.92%) REST
3 5 (1.92%) SOAP
4 2 (0.77%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.62%) Driving Licence
2 16 (6.15%) iPad
3 14 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.23%) iPhone
6 9 (3.46%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.46%) Fat Client
6 9 (3.46%) Thin Client
7 8 (3.08%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.69%) Statistics
9 6 (2.31%) Clustering
9 6 (2.31%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.54%) Biotechnology
11 4 (1.54%) Replication
12 3 (1.15%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.15%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.77%) AS400
13 2 (0.77%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 201 (77.31%) Windows
2 106 (40.77%) Windows 7
3 73 (28.08%) Windows Server
4 72 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (27.31%) Windows 8
6 48 (18.46%) Windows 10
7 47 (18.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (9.62%) Windows XP
9 16 (6.15%) Mac OS X
10 15 (5.77%) Linux
11 14 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (4.23%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.92%) Android
13 5 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.15%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.15%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.69%) ITIL
2 21 (8.08%) Application Virtualisation
2 21 (8.08%) Compatibility Testing
2 21 (8.08%) Software Distribution
3 11 (4.23%) Mentoring
3 11 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 10 (3.85%) ITSM
5 9 (3.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (3.46%) Service Delivery
5 9 (3.46%) Service Management
6 8 (3.08%) Time Management
7 7 (2.69%) Line Management
8 6 (2.31%) Analytics
8 6 (2.31%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (2.31%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (1.92%) Incident Management
9 5 (1.92%) Project Management
9 5 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.15%) PowerShell
2 8 (3.08%) VBScript
3 3 (1.15%) Python
3 3 (1.15%) R
3 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.15%) SQL
4 2 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (13.46%) MCP
3 26 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 23 (8.85%) MCSE
5 18 (6.92%) Degree
6 11 (4.23%) MCSA
7 9 (3.46%) HND
7 9 (3.46%) MCITP
8 7 (2.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (2.31%) IBM Certification
10 5 (1.92%) MCTS
10 5 (1.92%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.15%) CEH
12 2 (0.77%) CCNA
12 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.77%) MCDST
12 2 (0.77%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.08%) SLA
2 4 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 140 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 39 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 21 (8.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 10 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.08%) XenApp
7 6 (2.31%) XenServer
8 4 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.15%) Firmware
9 3 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.77%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 36 (13.85%) SCCM
2 9 (3.46%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.31%) WSUS
4 5 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.15%) DameWare
6 2 (0.77%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.38%) SCOM
7 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 152 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 66 (25.38%) Citrix
3 29 (11.15%) HP
4 24 (9.23%) Apple
5 22 (8.46%) Cisco
5 22 (8.46%) VMware
6 17 (6.54%) Dell
7 15 (5.77%) IBM
8 12 (4.62%) Mitel
9 10 (3.85%) Sophos
10 9 (3.46%) Intel
11 7 (2.69%) Avaya
12 6 (2.31%) Intel Security
13 5 (1.92%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (1.92%) Nortel
13 5 (1.92%) Polycom
13 5 (1.92%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.92%) Symantec
14 3 (1.15%) BMC
14 3 (1.15%) Kaspersky
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