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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 311 322 328
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 120 152 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.72% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.75% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 114 137 117
Median salary £25,250 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.71% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,700 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,150 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +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
16982 20334 21154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.95% 96.62% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14196 17058 16518
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +6 33 £23,500 -11.32% 2
Buckinghamshire +28 25 £23,250 -7.00% 2
Hampshire +21 24 £32,000 +16.36% 3
West Sussex +19 14 £29,000 +9.43%
Berkshire +5 9 £27,000 +3.84%
Oxfordshire 0 8 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Kent -7 5 £29,000 +3.57%
Sussex - 2 £25,000 -
Desktop Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 203 (85.29%) Windows
2 143 (60.08%) Microsoft
3 142 (59.66%) Active Directory
4 106 (44.54%) Windows 7
5 81 (34.03%) Citrix
6 79 (33.19%) MS Excel
7 78 (32.77%) Windows Server
8 76 (31.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 73 (30.67%) Office 365
10 71 (29.83%) MS Office
11 69 (28.99%) ITIL
12 65 (27.31%) Windows 8
13 47 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 46 (19.33%) MS Exchange
14 46 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 42 (17.65%) SLA
16 41 (17.23%) Hyper-V
16 41 (17.23%) SCCM
17 36 (15.13%) Firewall
17 36 (15.13%) Windows 10
18 35 (14.71%) Driving Licence
19 34 (14.29%) TCP/IP
20 32 (13.45%) HP
21 31 (13.03%) PowerShell
22 27 (11.34%) Mac OS X
23 24 (10.08%) MCP
24 23 (9.66%) VMware
24 23 (9.66%) Security Cleared
25 22 (9.24%) Mentoring
25 22 (9.24%) Finance

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 46 (19.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (7.14%) IIS
4 14 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.36%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.26%) Apache
Applications
1 79 (33.19%) MS Excel
2 71 (29.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 73 (30.67%) Office 365
2 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.10%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.13%) Firewall
2 34 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 20 (8.40%) LAN
4 18 (7.56%) DHCP
4 18 (7.56%) DNS
5 17 (7.14%) WAN
6 16 (6.72%) VoIP
7 10 (4.20%) NetScaler
8 9 (3.78%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (3.78%) Skype
9 7 (2.94%) VPN
10 6 (2.52%) Internet
11 5 (2.10%) Intranet
11 5 (2.10%) IP Telephony
11 5 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.26%) 3G
12 3 (1.26%) SSH
13 2 (0.84%) 4G
14 1 (0.42%) SAN
14 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.26%) MySQL
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 22 (9.24%) Finance
2 10 (4.20%) Back Office
2 10 (4.20%) Online Betting
2 10 (4.20%) Publishing
2 10 (4.20%) Retail
3 9 (3.78%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.10%) Banking
4 5 (2.10%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.68%) Legal
5 4 (1.68%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.84%) Local Government
6 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.14%) Software Packaging
2 4 (1.68%) ODBC
3 2 (0.84%) Web Services
4 1 (0.42%) REST
4 1 (0.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.71%) Driving Licence
2 18 (7.56%) iPad
2 18 (7.56%) iPhone
3 17 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 14 (5.88%) Clustering
5 10 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.94%) Smartphone
6 7 (2.94%) Statistics
7 6 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.68%) AS400
9 4 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.68%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.68%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.26%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.26%) Replication
11 2 (0.84%) FMCG
12 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 203 (85.29%) Windows
2 106 (44.54%) Windows 7
3 78 (32.77%) Windows Server
4 76 (31.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (27.31%) Windows 8
6 47 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (15.13%) Windows 10
8 27 (11.34%) Mac OS X
9 22 (9.24%) Windows XP
10 17 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (6.30%) Linux
12 10 (4.20%) Android
12 10 (4.20%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.99%) ITIL
2 22 (9.24%) Mentoring
3 17 (7.14%) Application Virtualisation
3 17 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
3 17 (7.14%) Software Distribution
4 14 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
5 11 (4.62%) Service Management
6 10 (4.20%) ITSM
6 10 (4.20%) Strategic Planning
7 9 (3.78%) Incident Management
7 9 (3.78%) Line Management
8 8 (3.36%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (3.36%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.52%) Server Patching
10 5 (2.10%) Asset Management
10 5 (2.10%) Project Management
10 5 (2.10%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (1.68%) Escalation Management
12 3 (1.26%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (1.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.03%) PowerShell
2 14 (5.88%) VBScript
3 3 (1.26%) SQL
4 2 (0.84%) C
4 2 (0.84%) Python
4 2 (0.84%) R
4 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (10.08%) MCP
3 23 (9.66%) Security Cleared
4 17 (7.14%) Degree
5 14 (5.88%) MCSE
6 11 (4.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (3.78%) MCSA
8 8 (3.36%) MCDST
9 7 (2.94%) HND
10 6 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.52%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.10%) MCITP
12 4 (1.68%) MOS
13 2 (0.84%) CCNA
13 2 (0.84%) CEH
13 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (17.65%) SLA
2 6 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 142 (59.66%) Active Directory
2 41 (17.23%) Hyper-V
3 19 (7.98%) XenApp
4 17 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (6.30%) XenDesktop
6 12 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (4.20%) Terminal Services
7 10 (4.20%) XenServer
8 4 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (17.23%) SCCM
2 15 (6.30%) WSUS
3 8 (3.36%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.10%) DameWare
4 5 (2.10%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 143 (60.08%) Microsoft
2 81 (34.03%) Citrix
3 32 (13.45%) HP
4 23 (9.66%) VMware
5 18 (7.56%) Dell
6 17 (7.14%) Apple
7 15 (6.30%) Cisco
8 10 (4.20%) IBM
9 9 (3.78%) Polycom
10 8 (3.36%) Mitel
11 7 (2.94%) Intel Security
12 6 (2.52%) Avaya
12 6 (2.52%) Sophos
13 5 (2.10%) Symantec
14 4 (1.68%) Intel
14 4 (1.68%) Sybase
14 4 (1.68%) Wyse
15 3 (1.26%) BMC
15 3 (1.26%) Remedy
15 3 (1.26%) Reuters
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