The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 28 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.32% 0.69% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.69% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -3.92%
Desktop Support
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage 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
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
137 144 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 90.73% 99.31% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 114 106 153
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Stevenage

Desktop Support
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) VMware