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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 33 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.46% - 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% - 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £27,500 - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
133 194 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 97.08% 92.82% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 117 152 118
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Desktop Support
Hertfordshire

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in St Albans

Desktop Support
Top 20 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft