The table below looks at the statistics for the Deskside Support role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Deskside Support in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deskside Support
Rank 863 848 869
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 36 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.024% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.025% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 7
Average salary £26,000 £24,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.12% +4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £23,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £31,950 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £24,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Deskside Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Deskside Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Deskside Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Deskside Support within the UK.

Deskside Support Salary Trend in the UK

Deskside Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Deskside Support over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Deskside Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Deskside Support
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Deskside Support within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
England -23 36 £26,000 +8.33% 3
London +17 20 £27,500 -16.66% 2
East of England -12 8 £25,500 +2.00%
City of London +1 6 £26,250 -19.23% 1
Hertfordshire -19 6 £27,750 +11.00%
South East -23 6 £25,000 +6.38%
Hampshire -19 4 £25,000 +6.38%
Portsmouth -20 4 £25,000 +6.38%
Stevenage -4 3 £25,500 +2.00%
Hoddesdon - 3 £30,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £29,500 -
Manchester -8 2 £26,000 +8.33%
North West -14 2 £26,000 +10.63%
Bedfordshire - 2 £20,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Horley - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

Deskside Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Deskside 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 Deskside Support in their job title.

1 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
3 26 (49.06%) ITIL
4 24 (45.28%) MS Excel
5 23 (43.40%) MS Office
6 21 (39.62%) Windows 7
7 15 (28.30%) HP
8 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
8 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
9 11 (20.75%) SLA
9 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
10 9 (16.98%) Blackberry
10 9 (16.98%) Dell
11 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (15.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (15.09%) Banking
11 8 (15.09%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (15.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (15.09%) ISMS
11 8 (15.09%) ITIL V2
12 7 (13.21%) Law
12 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
13 6 (11.32%) Finance
13 6 (11.32%) Degree
13 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
14 5 (9.43%) SCCM
14 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
14 5 (9.43%) A+ Certification
14 5 (9.43%) MCSE

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Deskside 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 Deskside Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) WorkSite
3 2 (3.77%) Lync
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.89%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (45.28%) MS Excel
2 23 (43.40%) MS Office
3 8 (15.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.55%) VPN
2 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.77%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) DMZ
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
4 1 (1.89%) SMS
4 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (15.09%) Banking
2 7 (13.21%) Law
3 6 (11.32%) Finance
4 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.77%) Back Office
5 2 (3.77%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) COM
1 2 (3.77%) Application Packaging
1 2 (3.77%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.43%) iPad
3 4 (7.55%) CMDB
4 2 (3.77%) PDA
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.77%) iPhone
5 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.43%) Android
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) ISMS
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL V2
3 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
4 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.55%) Service Management
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.66%) Document Management
7 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) CAD
7 3 (5.66%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.77%) QMS
8 2 (3.77%) CRM
8 2 (3.77%) Practice Management
8 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.89%) Release Management
9 1 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.89%) Validation
9 1 (1.89%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 5 (9.43%) A+ Certification
4 5 (9.43%) MCSE
5 3 (5.66%) MCP
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) SLA
2 8 (15.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (9.43%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.89%) WSUS
4 1 (1.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) HP
3 9 (16.98%) Dell
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix
4 4 (7.55%) VMware
5 3 (5.66%) Altiris
5 3 (5.66%) Apple
5 3 (5.66%) Fujitsu
6 2 (3.77%) Adobe
7 1 (1.89%) Meridio
7 1 (1.89%) webMethods
7 1 (1.89%) Hummingbird
7 1 (1.89%) Open Text
7 1 (1.89%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.89%) Informatica
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle
7 1 (1.89%) Sybase
7 1 (1.89%) JBoss
7 1 (1.89%) Cognos
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
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