The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 345 318 354
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 99 90 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.45% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.47% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 70 78 83
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -10.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
19778 18992 21191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16131 15197 18404
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -13 32 £32,500 +38.29% 4
Hampshire 0 24 £25,000 -18.03% 1
Surrey -11 18 £23,500 -9.61% 4
West Sussex +3 7 £24,000 -12.72%
Oxfordshire -3 6 £23,500 +2.17%
Kent -1 5 £26,000 -10.34% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Middlesex - 3 £26,000 -
Sussex +1 2 £26,000 +30.00%
East Sussex -14 1 - -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 177 (80.82%) Windows
2 141 (64.38%) Active Directory
3 105 (47.95%) Windows 7
4 103 (47.03%) Microsoft
5 83 (37.90%) MS Office
6 66 (30.14%) Citrix
7 63 (28.77%) ITIL
8 54 (24.66%) MS Excel
9 52 (23.74%) Finance
10 46 (21.00%) Windows XP
11 44 (20.09%) Cisco
12 38 (17.35%) MS Exchange
13 37 (16.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 35 (15.98%) Avaya
15 31 (14.16%) VMware
16 30 (13.70%) SLA
16 30 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
16 30 (13.70%) SCCM
17 24 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (9.59%) Asset Management
19 19 (8.68%) MCSE
19 19 (8.68%) Windows 8
20 16 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2010
20 16 (7.31%) Software Deployment
20 16 (7.31%) LAN
20 16 (7.31%) HP
21 15 (6.85%) Blackberry
21 15 (6.85%) Backup Exec
22 14 (6.39%) A+ Certification

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 38 (17.35%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.46%) Lync
Applications
1 83 (37.90%) MS Office
2 54 (24.66%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.31%) LAN
2 11 (5.02%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.02%) VPN
2 11 (5.02%) DNS
2 11 (5.02%) DHCP
3 10 (4.57%) 3G
3 10 (4.57%) WAN
4 9 (4.11%) PBX
4 9 (4.11%) IP Telephony
5 7 (3.20%) VoIP
5 7 (3.20%) Firewall
5 7 (3.20%) Wireless
6 5 (2.28%) Internet
7 2 (0.91%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.91%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.91%) NAS
7 2 (0.91%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.46%) VPLS
8 1 (0.46%) MPLS
8 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
General
1 52 (23.74%) Finance
2 10 (4.57%) Electronics
3 9 (4.11%) Military
4 6 (2.74%) Back Office
5 5 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.83%) Retail
7 3 (1.37%) Banking
8 2 (0.91%) Advertising
8 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.91%) Law
8 2 (0.91%) Legal
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Local Government
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.46%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.85%) Blackberry
2 13 (5.94%) AS400
2 13 (5.94%) iSeries
3 11 (5.02%) Thin Client
3 11 (5.02%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.57%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (4.57%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.20%) Smartphone
5 7 (3.20%) CMDB
5 7 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.83%) EPoS
7 3 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.37%) PDA
7 3 (1.37%) iPhone
7 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.91%) CCTV
8 2 (0.91%) Life Science
9 1 (0.46%) DTV
9 1 (0.46%) GIS
9 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 177 (80.82%) Windows
2 105 (47.95%) Windows 7
3 46 (21.00%) Windows XP
4 37 (16.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (8.68%) Windows 8
7 14 (6.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (6.39%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (3.65%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.83%) Android
9 4 (1.83%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.83%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.77%) ITIL
2 21 (9.59%) Asset Management
3 16 (7.31%) Software Deployment
4 11 (5.02%) Incident Management
4 11 (5.02%) Service Management
5 10 (4.57%) Service Delivery
6 7 (3.20%) Data Protection
7 6 (2.74%) Coaching
7 6 (2.74%) BCP
7 6 (2.74%) Information Security
8 5 (2.28%) ITIL V3
9 4 (1.83%) Time Management
9 4 (1.83%) CRM
10 3 (1.37%) ITSM
10 3 (1.37%) B2B
10 3 (1.37%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.37%) Operations Management
11 2 (0.91%) Project Planning
11 2 (0.91%) Performance Management
11 2 (0.91%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.83%) SQL
2 1 (0.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.68%) MCSE
3 14 (6.39%) A+ Certification
4 12 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 10 (4.57%) MCITP
5 10 (4.57%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.20%) MCP
7 4 (1.83%) Degree
8 3 (1.37%) MCTS
9 2 (0.91%) MCDST
10 1 (0.46%) MCSA
10 1 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.46%) CCENT
10 1 (0.46%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.70%) SLA
System Software
1 141 (64.38%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.65%) XenApp
4 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.83%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (13.70%) SCCM
2 15 (6.85%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (47.03%) Microsoft
2 66 (30.14%) Citrix
3 44 (20.09%) Cisco
4 35 (15.98%) Avaya
5 31 (14.16%) VMware
6 16 (7.31%) HP
7 8 (3.65%) Oracle
8 6 (2.74%) SAP
8 6 (2.74%) Symantec
9 5 (2.28%) Apple
9 5 (2.28%) CA
10 4 (1.83%) Dell
11 3 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.37%) LANDesk
12 2 (0.91%) Nokia
12 2 (0.91%) Altiris
13 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.46%) Remedy
13 1 (0.46%) McAfee
13 1 (0.46%) Websense
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Capita
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
Blue Town Online
Salary: £27k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Whitstable
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Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 8 days ago
Godalming, Surrey (GU7)
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Salary: £20k + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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