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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 315 304 312
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 120 172 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.82% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.84% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 110 160 144
Median salary £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.92% +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
17793 20422 22303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.10% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15163 16650 18011
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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
West Sussex +13 28 £40,000 +55.33% 2
Berkshire +12 25 £29,000 +5.45%
Hampshire 0 22 £26,500 +6.00% 3
Surrey +5 21 £31,500 +18.86%
Buckinghamshire +15 9 £23,500 -11.32% 2
Oxfordshire -29 7 £25,000 -25.47% 2
Kent +11 6 £20,500 -31.66% 2
East Sussex -2 1 £22,500 -2.17%
Middlesex - 1 £23,000 -
Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Desktop Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (88.77%) Windows
2 182 (65.94%) Microsoft
3 160 (57.97%) Active Directory
4 134 (48.55%) Windows 7
5 103 (37.32%) MS Excel
6 102 (36.96%) MS Office
7 91 (32.97%) ITIL
8 88 (31.88%) Windows Server
9 82 (29.71%) Citrix
10 80 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 76 (27.54%) Office 365
12 70 (25.36%) Windows 8
13 63 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 57 (20.65%) MS Exchange
15 56 (20.29%) SLA
15 56 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 49 (17.75%) Driving Licence
17 46 (16.67%) Android
18 44 (15.94%) Mac OS X
19 41 (14.86%) SCCM
20 40 (14.49%) TCP/IP
21 37 (13.41%) Hyper-V
21 37 (13.41%) Apple iOS
22 33 (11.96%) Blackberry
23 32 (11.59%) Windows XP
23 32 (11.59%) HP
24 31 (11.23%) DNS
24 31 (11.23%) Firewall
24 31 (11.23%) XenApp
25 30 (10.87%) VMware

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 57 (20.65%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 23 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 21 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (7.25%) IIS
6 13 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 103 (37.32%) MS Excel
2 102 (36.96%) MS Office
3 9 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 76 (27.54%) Office 365
2 2 (0.72%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.49%) TCP/IP
2 31 (11.23%) DNS
2 31 (11.23%) Firewall
3 29 (10.51%) DHCP
4 25 (9.06%) LAN
5 24 (8.70%) WAN
6 22 (7.97%) Skype
7 19 (6.88%) VPN
8 15 (5.43%) VoIP
9 11 (3.99%) Internet
10 7 (2.54%) SAN
11 6 (2.17%) Intranet
11 6 (2.17%) NetScaler
12 5 (1.81%) VLAN
13 4 (1.45%) IP Telephony
14 3 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (0.72%) Wireless
16 1 (0.36%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.36%) MS Access
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 21 (7.61%) Finance
2 9 (3.26%) Local Government
3 6 (2.17%) Back Office
3 6 (2.17%) Online Betting
3 6 (2.17%) Publishing
3 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.81%) Advertising
5 4 (1.45%) Legal
5 4 (1.45%) Retail
6 3 (1.09%) Marketing
7 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.72%) Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Games
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.36%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.81%) Software Packaging
1 5 (1.81%) XMPP
2 4 (1.45%) ODBC
3 1 (0.36%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.75%) Driving Licence
2 33 (11.96%) Blackberry
3 19 (6.88%) Clustering
4 18 (6.52%) iPhone
4 18 (6.52%) Smartphone
5 16 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (5.07%) iPad
7 12 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.54%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.17%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.17%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.45%) AS400
11 3 (1.09%) Statistics
12 2 (0.72%) Handset
12 2 (0.72%) Replication
13 1 (0.36%) Biometrics
13 1 (0.36%) BYOD
13 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.36%) NHS
13 1 (0.36%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 245 (88.77%) Windows
2 134 (48.55%) Windows 7
3 88 (31.88%) Windows Server
4 80 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (25.36%) Windows 8
6 56 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (16.67%) Android
8 44 (15.94%) Mac OS X
9 37 (13.41%) Apple iOS
10 32 (11.59%) Windows XP
11 28 (10.14%) Windows 10
12 24 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (3.62%) Linux
14 7 (2.54%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.36%) CentOS
15 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.97%) ITIL
2 24 (8.70%) Mentoring
3 19 (6.88%) Virtual Environments
4 18 (6.52%) Service Delivery
5 16 (5.80%) Service Management
6 12 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (3.99%) Patch Management
8 10 (3.62%) Asset Management
9 9 (3.26%) Incident Management
9 9 (3.26%) Server Patching
10 8 (2.90%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (2.90%) Operations Management
11 7 (2.54%) Escalation Management
11 7 (2.54%) Line Management
11 7 (2.54%) People Management
11 7 (2.54%) Process Improvement
12 6 (2.17%) Coaching
12 6 (2.17%) Project Planning
12 6 (2.17%) Resource Management
12 6 (2.17%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 19 (6.88%) VBScript
3 2 (0.72%) SQL
4 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (8.70%) MCSE
3 22 (7.97%) MCDST
3 22 (7.97%) MCP
4 15 (5.43%) Degree
5 13 (4.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 12 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.26%) MCSA
8 8 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.17%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.45%) CCNA
10 4 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.45%) MOS
11 2 (0.72%) HND
12 1 (0.36%) CCDA
12 1 (0.36%) Dell Certification
12 1 (0.36%) HNC
12 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (20.29%) SLA
2 9 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 160 (57.97%) Active Directory
2 37 (13.41%) Hyper-V
3 31 (11.23%) XenApp
4 19 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (2.17%) XenServer
7 5 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.45%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.45%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.45%) vSphere
9 3 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (14.86%) SCCM
2 23 (8.33%) WSUS
3 8 (2.90%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.45%) DameWare
6 3 (1.09%) Opsview
7 2 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 182 (65.94%) Microsoft
2 82 (29.71%) Citrix
3 32 (11.59%) HP
4 30 (10.87%) VMware
5 29 (10.51%) Apple
6 24 (8.70%) Dell
6 24 (8.70%) Polycom
7 12 (4.35%) Cisco
8 10 (3.62%) Samsung
8 10 (3.62%) Symantec
9 8 (2.90%) Avaya
9 8 (2.90%) Mitel
10 6 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.17%) IBM
11 5 (1.81%) Juniper
12 4 (1.45%) Intel Security
12 4 (1.45%) Kaspersky
12 4 (1.45%) Sybase
12 4 (1.45%) Wyse
13 3 (1.09%) Altiris
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