The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 17 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 Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 80 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.52% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £26,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
917 794 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.52% 97.54% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 806 720 873
Average salary £39,750 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.24% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Desktop Support
Hampshire

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Southampton region.

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Southampton

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Southampton

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) iSeries
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bonus, BUPA, pension
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