The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 329 343 362
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 125 96 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.45% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 105 83 73
Average salary £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Desktop Support
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -12 39 £24,000 -14.28% 6
Surrey +8 26 £24,500 -7.54%
Hampshire +18 24 £23,000 +18.70% 3
West Sussex +14 14 £26,500 -3.63% 3
East Sussex -8 9 £29,000 +13.72% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £22,750 -9.00%
Oxfordshire -19 4 £32,500 +44.44% 2
Kent -20 2 £40,750 +66.32% 1
Middlesex +5 1 £23,500 -24.19%
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 183 (84.72%) Windows
2 122 (56.48%) Microsoft
3 112 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 98 (45.37%) Windows 7
5 80 (37.04%) MS Excel
6 70 (32.41%) MS Office
7 68 (31.48%) Windows XP
8 55 (25.46%) ITIL
9 47 (21.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (17.59%) MS Exchange
11 34 (15.74%) TCP/IP
12 28 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (12.50%) VMware
14 26 (12.04%) Citrix
14 26 (12.04%) LAN
15 24 (11.11%) Firewall
16 23 (10.65%) WAN
17 22 (10.19%) Finance
17 22 (10.19%) SCCM
18 21 (9.72%) Blackberry
19 20 (9.26%) DHCP
20 19 (8.80%) MCP
21 17 (7.87%) MCSA
21 17 (7.87%) VPN
21 17 (7.87%) DNS
21 17 (7.87%) Windows 8
22 16 (7.41%) Service Delivery
23 15 (6.94%) MCTS
24 14 (6.48%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (17.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.78%) IBM Notes
2 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.85%) Lync
4 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.93%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.46%) WordPress
6 1 (0.46%) Apache
Applications
1 80 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 70 (32.41%) MS Office
3 6 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.93%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.78%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.74%) TCP/IP
2 26 (12.04%) LAN
3 24 (11.11%) Firewall
4 23 (10.65%) WAN
5 20 (9.26%) DHCP
6 17 (7.87%) VPN
6 17 (7.87%) DNS
7 14 (6.48%) VoIP
8 7 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.85%) 3G
9 4 (1.85%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.39%) FTP
10 3 (1.39%) Wireless
10 3 (1.39%) DMZ
11 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.93%) SAN
11 2 (0.93%) Internet
11 2 (0.93%) ADSL
11 2 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.46%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (3.70%) MSI
1 8 (3.70%) InstallShield
General
1 22 (10.19%) Finance
2 13 (6.02%) Back Office
2 13 (6.02%) Retail
3 10 (4.63%) Law
4 5 (2.31%) Legal
5 3 (1.39%) French Language
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.93%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.46%) HTML
2 1 (0.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.72%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.70%) EPoS
3 4 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.39%) iPhone
5 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.46%) PDA
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.46%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 183 (84.72%) Windows
2 98 (45.37%) Windows 7
3 68 (31.48%) Windows XP
4 47 (21.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (7.87%) Windows 8
7 11 (5.09%) Windows 2000
8 6 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.31%) Linux
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.46%) Android
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.46%) UNIX
10 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.46%) ITIL
2 16 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 8 (3.70%) Time Management
4 7 (3.24%) ITSM
5 6 (2.78%) Service Management
6 5 (2.31%) Web Development
6 5 (2.31%) E-Commerce
6 5 (2.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (2.31%) Project Management
7 4 (1.85%) CRM
7 4 (1.85%) Project Planning
8 3 (1.39%) Performance Management
8 3 (1.39%) Asset Management
8 3 (1.39%) Logistics
9 2 (0.93%) Migration
9 2 (0.93%) Information Security
9 2 (0.93%) Software Distribution
9 2 (0.93%) Customer Insight
9 2 (0.93%) Software Deployment
9 2 (0.93%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.17%) SQL
2 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.93%) Java
4 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.46%) PHP
4 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.80%) MCP
3 17 (7.87%) MCSA
4 15 (6.94%) MCTS
5 12 (5.56%) Degree
6 9 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.78%) MCSE
7 6 (2.78%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.85%) MCDST
10 3 (1.39%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.93%) MOS
11 2 (0.93%) MCITP
12 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.48%) SLA
System Software
1 112 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (10.19%) SCCM
2 5 (2.31%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.93%) DameWare
4 2 (0.93%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 122 (56.48%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.50%) VMware
3 26 (12.04%) Citrix
4 13 (6.02%) SAP
5 12 (5.56%) Apple
6 11 (5.09%) HP
7 8 (3.70%) Dell
7 8 (3.70%) Cisco
8 6 (2.78%) Lotus
8 6 (2.78%) Oracle
8 6 (2.78%) Google
9 5 (2.31%) Peregrine
9 5 (2.31%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.85%) Symantec
11 3 (1.39%) Reuters
11 3 (1.39%) Avaya
11 3 (1.39%) CommVault
11 3 (1.39%) Adobe
11 3 (1.39%) Remedy
12 2 (0.93%) Bloomberg
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bonus, BUPA, pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Manyy benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
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Oxfordshire
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