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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 345 286 323
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 102 181 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.87% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.90% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 97 170 140
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 £23,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £32,300
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +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
17942 20114 21946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15255 16523 17462
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +7 22 £40,000 +50.94% 2
Hampshire -10 20 £26,500 +6.00% 2
Surrey -17 16 £23,500 -11.32% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 14 £23,000 -13.20% 2
Berkshire -8 11 £26,500 -2.75% 3
Kent +6 9 £23,250 -22.50% 2
Oxfordshire -27 7 £25,000 -23.07% 2
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 30 July 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.

1 236 (87.73%) Windows
2 171 (63.57%) Active Directory
3 170 (63.20%) Microsoft
4 125 (46.47%) Windows 7
5 97 (36.06%) MS Office
6 92 (34.20%) MS Excel
7 88 (32.71%) ITIL
7 88 (32.71%) Windows Server
8 87 (32.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 85 (31.60%) Citrix
10 78 (29.00%) Office 365
11 63 (23.42%) Windows 8
12 58 (21.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 57 (21.19%) MS Exchange
14 56 (20.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 51 (18.96%) SLA
16 47 (17.47%) SCCM
17 45 (16.73%) Driving Licence
18 40 (14.87%) Hyper-V
19 38 (14.13%) HP
20 36 (13.38%) Mac OS X
20 36 (13.38%) TCP/IP
21 34 (12.64%) XenApp
22 32 (11.90%) Android
23 31 (11.52%) PowerShell
23 31 (11.52%) Blackberry
23 31 (11.52%) Firewall
24 29 (10.78%) Windows 10
25 28 (10.41%) VMware
26 26 (9.67%) MCP

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 (21.19%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.92%) IIS
3 22 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (7.06%) SharePoint
5 18 (6.69%) Skype for Business
6 15 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.37%) Apache
9 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 97 (36.06%) MS Office
2 92 (34.20%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 78 (29.00%) Office 365
2 3 (1.12%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.38%) TCP/IP
2 31 (11.52%) Firewall
3 26 (9.67%) DNS
4 25 (9.29%) LAN
5 24 (8.92%) DHCP
6 23 (8.55%) WAN
7 18 (6.69%) Skype
8 16 (5.95%) VoIP
8 16 (5.95%) VPN
9 10 (3.72%) Internet
10 9 (3.35%) NetScaler
11 7 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (2.23%) Intranet
12 6 (2.23%) SAN
13 5 (1.86%) VLAN
13 5 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.49%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.12%) 3G
16 2 (0.74%) 4G
16 2 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) MS Access
3 1 (0.37%) MySQL
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 22 (8.18%) Finance
2 9 (3.35%) Back Office
2 9 (3.35%) Online Betting
2 9 (3.35%) Publishing
2 9 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.86%) Legal
3 5 (1.86%) Local Government
3 5 (1.86%) Retail
4 4 (1.49%) Advertising
4 4 (1.49%) Marketing
5 3 (1.12%) Banking
6 2 (0.74%) Games
6 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.35%) Software Packaging
2 4 (1.49%) ODBC
2 4 (1.49%) XMPP
3 1 (0.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.73%) Driving Licence
2 31 (11.52%) Blackberry
3 22 (8.18%) Clustering
4 19 (7.06%) iPhone
5 16 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.95%) iPad
5 16 (5.95%) Smartphone
6 7 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.86%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.49%) AS400
9 4 (1.49%) Statistics
10 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.12%) Replication
11 1 (0.37%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.37%) BYOD
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.37%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 236 (87.73%) Windows
2 125 (46.47%) Windows 7
3 88 (32.71%) Windows Server
4 87 (32.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (23.42%) Windows 8
6 56 (20.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (13.38%) Mac OS X
8 32 (11.90%) Android
9 29 (10.78%) Windows 10
10 25 (9.29%) Windows XP
11 24 (8.92%) Apple iOS
12 22 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (3.72%) Linux
14 5 (1.86%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.37%) CentOS
15 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (32.71%) ITIL
2 22 (8.18%) Virtual Environments
3 21 (7.81%) Mentoring
4 11 (4.09%) Service Delivery
5 10 (3.72%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (3.35%) Application Virtualisation
6 9 (3.35%) Asset Management
6 9 (3.35%) Compatibility Testing
6 9 (3.35%) Incident Management
6 9 (3.35%) Software Distribution
6 9 (3.35%) Strategic Planning
7 8 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (2.97%) Escalation Management
7 8 (2.97%) Operations Management
7 8 (2.97%) Service Management
8 7 (2.60%) People Management
8 7 (2.60%) Performance Management
8 7 (2.60%) Process Improvement
8 7 (2.60%) Project Planning
9 6 (2.23%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.52%) PowerShell
2 22 (8.18%) VBScript
3 3 (1.12%) SQL
4 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (21.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (9.67%) MCP
3 22 (8.18%) MCSE
4 20 (7.43%) MCDST
5 14 (5.20%) Degree
5 14 (5.20%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.72%) MCSA
7 9 (3.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.49%) CCNA
9 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.49%) HND
9 4 (1.49%) MOS
9 4 (1.49%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.74%) MCITP
11 1 (0.37%) CCDA
11 1 (0.37%) Dell Certification
11 1 (0.37%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (18.96%) SLA
2 5 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 171 (63.57%) Active Directory
2 40 (14.87%) Hyper-V
3 34 (12.64%) XenApp
4 17 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (5.58%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (3.35%) XenServer
7 7 (2.60%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.49%) vSphere
10 2 (0.74%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (17.47%) SCCM
2 25 (9.29%) WSUS
3 9 (3.35%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.86%) DameWare
6 3 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.12%) Opsview
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 170 (63.20%) Microsoft
2 85 (31.60%) Citrix
3 38 (14.13%) HP
4 28 (10.41%) VMware
5 26 (9.67%) Dell
6 24 (8.92%) Apple
7 18 (6.69%) Polycom
8 11 (4.09%) Symantec
9 10 (3.72%) Cisco
10 9 (3.35%) IBM
10 9 (3.35%) Samsung
11 6 (2.23%) Avaya
11 6 (2.23%) Intel Security
11 6 (2.23%) Sophos
12 4 (1.49%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.49%) Mitel
12 4 (1.49%) Sybase
12 4 (1.49%) Wyse
13 3 (1.12%) Kaspersky
13 3 (1.12%) Reuters
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