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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 303 320 363
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 134 136 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.59% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.62% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 125 116 73
Average salary £25,250 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,545 £31,250 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +0.99%
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
19762 21949 21224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.29% 94.87% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16006 17824 17567
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Surrey +36 33 £24,000 -9.43% 8
Hampshire +4 26 £25,000 +8.69% 1
Berkshire -11 26 £27,500 - 6
Oxfordshire +25 14 £40,000 +77.77% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 12 £26,500 +51.42% 1
West Sussex -17 10 £24,000 -4.00%
East Sussex +2 7 £23,000 -20.68% 1
Kent +6 5 £27,000 +10.20%
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 168 (77.78%) Windows
2 126 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 126 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 114 (52.78%) Windows 7
4 87 (40.28%) MS Excel
5 82 (37.96%) MS Office
6 76 (35.19%) ITIL
7 57 (26.39%) MS Exchange
7 57 (26.39%) Citrix
8 56 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 53 (24.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 46 (21.30%) Finance
11 43 (19.91%) Blackberry
12 42 (19.44%) Windows 8
13 39 (18.06%) SCCM
14 38 (17.59%) MCP
15 37 (17.13%) DHCP
15 37 (17.13%) DNS
16 36 (16.67%) TCP/IP
16 36 (16.67%) WAN
16 36 (16.67%) LAN
17 33 (15.28%) Windows XP
18 32 (14.81%) SLA
18 32 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
19 31 (14.35%) Mac OS X
19 31 (14.35%) VMware
20 29 (13.43%) HP
20 29 (13.43%) MCSE
20 29 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (12.50%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 57 (26.39%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.02%) Lync
4 11 (5.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 87 (40.28%) MS Excel
2 82 (37.96%) MS Office
3 23 (10.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (0.93%) Aareon QL
2 2 (0.93%) OPENHousing
2 2 (0.93%) MIS ActiveH
2 2 (0.93%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.93%) Academy Housing
2 2 (0.93%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.13%) DHCP
1 37 (17.13%) DNS
2 36 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 36 (16.67%) WAN
2 36 (16.67%) LAN
3 23 (10.65%) VoIP
4 18 (8.33%) VPN
5 15 (6.94%) Internet
6 14 (6.48%) Firewall
7 7 (3.24%) IP Telephony
7 7 (3.24%) Intranet
8 6 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.85%) Wireless
10 3 (1.39%) Network Security
10 3 (1.39%) PBX
11 2 (0.93%) PSTN
11 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.93%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.93%) NAS
11 2 (0.93%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.46%) DB2
General
1 46 (21.30%) Finance
2 13 (6.02%) Marketing
3 7 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.85%) Law
4 4 (1.85%) Legal
5 3 (1.39%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Electronics
6 2 (0.93%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.91%) Blackberry
2 29 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.09%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.24%) PDA
4 7 (3.24%) Fat Client
4 7 (3.24%) iPad
4 7 (3.24%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.78%) iPhone
6 5 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.39%) CMDB
7 3 (1.39%) BYOD
8 2 (0.93%) Replication
8 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.93%) Life Science
9 1 (0.46%) EPoS
9 1 (0.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 168 (77.78%) Windows
2 114 (52.78%) Windows 7
3 56 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (19.44%) Windows 8
5 33 (15.28%) Windows XP
6 32 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (14.35%) Mac OS X
8 25 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (6.48%) Apple iOS
10 12 (5.56%) Linux
11 10 (4.63%) UNIX
11 10 (4.63%) Windows Vista
12 7 (3.24%) Android
13 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (35.19%) ITIL
2 19 (8.80%) Project Planning
3 18 (8.33%) Service Management
4 14 (6.48%) Service Delivery
5 13 (6.02%) Project Management
6 12 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 10 (4.63%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (4.63%) Software Delivery
8 8 (3.70%) Coaching
8 8 (3.70%) Problem Management
8 8 (3.70%) Asset Management
9 7 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (2.78%) DevOps
10 6 (2.78%) Line Management
11 5 (2.31%) Time Management
11 5 (2.31%) Information Security
12 4 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (1.85%) ITIL V3
12 4 (1.85%) ITIL V2
12 4 (1.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.85%) SQL
2 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.46%) C
3 1 (0.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 53 (24.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (17.59%) MCP
3 29 (13.43%) MCSE
4 24 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 20 (9.26%) MCITP
6 16 (7.41%) CCNA
6 16 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.17%) MCSA
8 8 (3.70%) Degree
9 6 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.31%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.85%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.85%) MCTS
12 3 (1.39%) ACTC
12 3 (1.39%) CCNP
13 2 (0.93%) MOS
14 1 (0.46%) CCENT
14 1 (0.46%) CCAA
14 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 126 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.50%) XenApp
3 24 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (9.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 20 (9.26%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.39%) vSphere
7 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (18.06%) SCCM
2 8 (3.70%) DameWare
3 6 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 126 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 57 (26.39%) Citrix
3 31 (14.35%) VMware
4 29 (13.43%) HP
5 18 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 17 (7.87%) Cisco
6 17 (7.87%) Dell
7 15 (6.94%) Avaya
7 15 (6.94%) McAfee
8 14 (6.48%) Apple
9 10 (4.63%) CA
10 6 (2.78%) Juniper
10 6 (2.78%) Bomgar
10 6 (2.78%) Dell KACE
11 3 (1.39%) Altiris
11 3 (1.39%) Oracle
11 3 (1.39%) Remedy
12 2 (0.93%) Aareon
12 2 (0.93%) Kypera
12 2 (0.93%) Northgate
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