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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 324 305 308
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 117 168 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.81% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.83% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 112 153 138
Median salary £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,250 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,250 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +6.00%
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
17467 20158 21707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.01% 96.59% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14801 16633 16961
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 August 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 August 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
Hampshire +22 26 £31,750 +17.59% 4
Surrey +1 26 £23,500 -11.32% 3
Buckinghamshire +32 18 £22,500 -12.62%
West Sussex +6 16 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Berkshire 0 15 £27,000 +3.84% 2
Oxfordshire -17 7 £25,000 -17.09%
Kent -4 6 £29,000 +3.57% 1
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 28 August 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.

1 229 (85.45%) Windows
2 171 (63.81%) Active Directory
3 162 (60.45%) Microsoft
4 119 (44.40%) Windows 7
5 90 (33.58%) MS Excel
6 86 (32.09%) MS Office
6 86 (32.09%) Windows Server
7 84 (31.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 83 (30.97%) ITIL
8 83 (30.97%) Citrix
9 81 (30.22%) Office 365
10 69 (25.75%) Windows 8
11 57 (21.27%) MS Exchange
12 53 (19.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 53 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 47 (17.54%) SLA
14 46 (17.16%) SCCM
15 42 (15.67%) Driving Licence
16 41 (15.30%) Hyper-V
17 38 (14.18%) TCP/IP
18 36 (13.43%) HP
19 34 (12.69%) Mac OS X
19 34 (12.69%) Firewall
20 33 (12.31%) Windows 10
21 32 (11.94%) PowerShell
22 29 (10.82%) XenApp
23 28 (10.45%) MCP
24 27 (10.07%) DNS
25 26 (9.70%) Apple
25 26 (9.70%) DHCP

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 (21.27%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (8.58%) IIS
4 17 (6.34%) Skype for Business
5 16 (5.97%) SharePoint
6 15 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.12%) Apache
9 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 90 (33.58%) MS Excel
2 86 (32.09%) MS Office
3 6 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 81 (30.22%) Office 365
2 4 (1.49%) Dropbox
2 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (14.18%) TCP/IP
2 34 (12.69%) Firewall
3 27 (10.07%) DNS
4 26 (9.70%) DHCP
5 22 (8.21%) LAN
6 20 (7.46%) VoIP
6 20 (7.46%) WAN
7 17 (6.34%) Skype
8 15 (5.60%) VPN
9 10 (3.73%) NetScaler
10 8 (2.99%) Internet
10 8 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (2.24%) Intranet
12 5 (1.87%) VLAN
12 5 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.49%) IP Telephony
14 3 (1.12%) 3G
14 3 (1.12%) SAN
14 3 (1.12%) SSH
15 2 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.12%) MySQL
2 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) MS Access
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 21 (7.84%) Finance
2 10 (3.73%) Back Office
2 10 (3.73%) Online Betting
2 10 (3.73%) Publishing
3 9 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.99%) Retail
5 4 (1.49%) Legal
5 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.49%) Marketing
6 3 (1.12%) Advertising
6 3 (1.12%) Banking
6 3 (1.12%) Local Government
7 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.85%) Software Packaging
2 4 (1.49%) ODBC
2 4 (1.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.67%) Driving Licence
2 25 (9.33%) Blackberry
3 19 (7.09%) Clustering
3 19 (7.09%) iPhone
4 18 (6.72%) iPad
5 14 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.22%) Smartphone
6 7 (2.61%) Statistics
6 7 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.49%) AS400
8 4 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.49%) Replication
9 1 (0.37%) BYOD
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 229 (85.45%) Windows
2 119 (44.40%) Windows 7
3 86 (32.09%) Windows Server
4 84 (31.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (25.75%) Windows 8
6 53 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (12.69%) Mac OS X
8 33 (12.31%) Windows 10
9 23 (8.58%) Android
9 23 (8.58%) Windows XP
10 21 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (7.09%) Apple iOS
12 14 (5.22%) Linux
13 4 (1.49%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.37%) CentOS
14 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (30.97%) ITIL
2 22 (8.21%) Mentoring
3 19 (7.09%) Virtual Environments
4 13 (4.85%) Application Virtualisation
4 13 (4.85%) Compatibility Testing
4 13 (4.85%) Software Distribution
5 10 (3.73%) Asset Management
5 10 (3.73%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (3.73%) Service Delivery
5 10 (3.73%) Strategic Planning
6 9 (3.36%) ITSM
7 8 (2.99%) Service Management
8 7 (2.61%) Incident Management
9 6 (2.24%) Escalation Management
9 6 (2.24%) Operations Management
9 6 (2.24%) Project Planning
9 6 (2.24%) Server Patching
10 5 (1.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (1.87%) Line Management
10 5 (1.87%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.94%) PowerShell
2 19 (7.09%) VBScript
3 4 (1.49%) SQL
4 1 (0.37%) C
4 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (19.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (10.45%) MCP
3 19 (7.09%) MCSE
4 18 (6.72%) Security Cleared
5 17 (6.34%) Degree
6 15 (5.60%) MCDST
7 11 (4.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (3.36%) MCSA
9 7 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.24%) HND
11 4 (1.49%) CCNA
11 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.49%) MOS
11 4 (1.49%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.75%) MCITP
13 1 (0.37%) CCDA
13 1 (0.37%) Dell Certification
13 1 (0.37%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (17.54%) SLA
2 6 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 171 (63.81%) Active Directory
2 41 (15.30%) Hyper-V
3 29 (10.82%) XenApp
4 15 (5.60%) XenDesktop
5 13 (4.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (3.73%) Terminal Services
6 10 (3.73%) XenServer
7 5 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.75%) vSphere
10 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (17.16%) SCCM
2 22 (8.21%) WSUS
3 7 (2.61%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.87%) DameWare
5 4 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.75%) Opsview
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 162 (60.45%) Microsoft
2 83 (30.97%) Citrix
3 36 (13.43%) HP
4 26 (9.70%) Apple
5 23 (8.58%) Dell
6 20 (7.46%) VMware
7 17 (6.34%) Polycom
8 15 (5.60%) Cisco
9 10 (3.73%) IBM
10 9 (3.36%) Symantec
11 8 (2.99%) Samsung
12 7 (2.61%) Intel Security
12 7 (2.61%) Mitel
13 6 (2.24%) Avaya
13 6 (2.24%) Sophos
14 4 (1.49%) Sybase
14 4 (1.49%) Wyse
15 3 (1.12%) Bloomberg
15 3 (1.12%) Remedy
15 3 (1.12%) Reuters
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + negotiable + benefits in ad
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £19000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Focus Select Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Pension + Holiday + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
University for the Creative Arts
Salary: From £25,023 to £28,143 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago