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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Deskside Support
Rank 855 893 858
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 37 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.031% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.033% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 19
Average salary £28,125 £26,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.17% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,250 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+13.00% +4.16%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Deskside Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Deskside Support
Top 14 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 31 July 2015. 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 +20 37 £28,125 +8.17% 1
London +40 30 £28,125 -1.31% 1
City of London +23 3 £31,000 +18.09% 1
South East -4 3 £29,000 +16.00%
Yorkshire +4 2 £38,500 -
East of England +2 2 £27,250 +6.86%
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £29,000 -
Bedfordshire -3 2 £27,250 +32.92%
Leeds - 2 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £38,500 -
Luton - 2 £27,250 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £29,000 -
Tadworth - 1 £20,500 -
Surrey - 1 £20,500 -

Deskside Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 59 (79.73%) Windows
2 42 (56.76%) Windows 7
3 38 (51.35%) MS Office
4 35 (47.30%) Law
5 34 (45.95%) Microsoft
6 32 (43.24%) Active Directory
6 32 (43.24%) ITIL
7 23 (31.08%) Incident Management
7 23 (31.08%) Windows XP
8 22 (29.73%) MS Excel
9 20 (27.03%) Android
10 19 (25.68%) WorkSite
11 15 (20.27%) Legal
12 14 (18.92%) SLA
13 12 (16.22%) HP
13 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (14.86%) Interwoven
15 10 (13.51%) Problem Management
15 10 (13.51%) Windows 8
16 9 (12.16%) SCCM
16 9 (12.16%) Document Management
17 8 (10.81%) Meridio
17 8 (10.81%) Hummingbird
17 8 (10.81%) OpenText
17 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
18 7 (9.46%) Root Cause Analysis
18 7 (9.46%) Blackberry
19 6 (8.11%) Remedy

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 19 (25.68%) WorkSite
2 6 (8.11%) IBM Notes
2 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) Lync
Applications
1 38 (51.35%) MS Office
2 22 (29.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.35%) SAP CCM
2 1 (1.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.41%) LAN
2 4 (5.41%) WAN
2 4 (5.41%) IP Telephony
3 3 (4.05%) Wireless
4 2 (2.70%) DECT
4 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.70%) VoIP
4 2 (2.70%) VPN
4 2 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (47.30%) Law
2 15 (20.27%) Legal
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Back Office
4 3 (4.05%) Finance
5 2 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.46%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.11%) CMDB
4 4 (5.41%) iPad
4 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.05%) iPhone
6 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) Handset
7 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 59 (79.73%) Windows
2 42 (56.76%) Windows 7
3 23 (31.08%) Windows XP
4 20 (27.03%) Android
5 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (13.51%) Windows 8
7 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) ITIL
2 23 (31.08%) Incident Management
3 10 (13.51%) Problem Management
4 9 (12.16%) Document Management
5 7 (9.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.11%) Network Management
6 6 (8.11%) ITSM
6 6 (8.11%) Service Management
6 6 (8.11%) Change Management
7 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.76%) Project Management
8 4 (5.41%) Time Management
8 4 (5.41%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.05%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.05%) Software Deployment
9 3 (4.05%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.70%) Coaching
10 2 (2.70%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.41%) MCSE
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) MCSA
3 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.35%) MOS
3 1 (1.35%) MCTS
3 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) vSphere
3 2 (2.70%) Firmware
4 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) WSUS
3 1 (1.35%) SCOM
3 1 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.35%) DameWare
3 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) HP
3 11 (14.86%) Interwoven
4 8 (10.81%) Hummingbird
4 8 (10.81%) OpenText
4 8 (10.81%) Meridio
5 6 (8.11%) Remedy
5 6 (8.11%) Lotus
5 6 (8.11%) Apple
6 5 (6.76%) VMware
6 5 (6.76%) Citrix
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco
7 2 (2.70%) Mitel
7 2 (2.70%) McAfee
7 2 (2.70%) Google
8 1 (1.35%) BT
8 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.35%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.35%) Symantec
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