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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Deskside Support
Rank 853 861 855
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 26 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.011% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.011% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 15
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £22,900 £22,529
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £30,600 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £25,000 £23,750
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 January 2015 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 27 January 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 +17 26 £32,500 +14.03% 1
London +32 16 £34,500 +15.00% 1
South East -32 6 - -
Aldershot - 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 - -
City of London +8 2 £32,500 +14.03%
Horley - 2 - -
North West - 2 £28,250 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £24,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £20,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £32,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £32,000 -
North East - 1 £20,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £20,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Deskside Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 41 (63.08%) ITIL
2 35 (53.85%) Windows
3 31 (47.69%) Microsoft
4 30 (46.15%) MS Office
5 26 (40.00%) Blackberry
6 23 (35.38%) MS Excel
7 22 (33.85%) Windows 7
8 19 (29.23%) Active Directory
8 19 (29.23%) Data Protection
9 17 (26.15%) iPad
9 17 (26.15%) SLA
10 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
11 13 (20.00%) Law
11 13 (20.00%) HP
11 13 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 13 (20.00%) Android
12 12 (18.46%) Ethernet
12 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (18.46%) SAN
12 12 (18.46%) Back Office
13 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (16.92%) MCSE
13 11 (16.92%) CMDB
13 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
14 10 (15.38%) Asset Management
15 9 (13.85%) Legal
15 9 (13.85%) Service Management
15 9 (13.85%) A+ Certification
16 8 (12.31%) VPN
16 8 (12.31%) Dell

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (12.31%) WorkSite
2 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.62%) LiveLink
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (46.15%) MS Office
2 23 (35.38%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 12 (18.46%) SAN
2 12 (18.46%) Ethernet
3 8 (12.31%) VPN
4 3 (4.62%) Wireless
5 2 (3.08%) DECT
5 2 (3.08%) SMS
6 1 (1.54%) WAN
6 1 (1.54%) LAN
General
1 13 (20.00%) Law
2 12 (18.46%) Back Office
3 9 (13.85%) Legal
4 7 (10.77%) Finance
5 5 (7.69%) Banking
6 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 17 (26.15%) iPad
3 11 (16.92%) CMDB
4 5 (7.69%) iPhone
4 5 (7.69%) PDA
5 3 (4.62%) Handset
6 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.85%) Windows
2 22 (33.85%) Windows 7
3 13 (20.00%) Android
3 13 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) ITIL
2 19 (29.23%) Data Protection
3 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
4 10 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 9 (13.85%) Service Management
6 5 (7.69%) Document Management
6 5 (7.69%) ITSM
6 5 (7.69%) ISMS
6 5 (7.69%) ITIL V2
7 4 (6.15%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.15%) Practice Management
7 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.15%) CRM
8 3 (4.62%) Software Distribution
9 2 (3.08%) QMS
10 1 (1.54%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) MCSE
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.85%) A+ Certification
3 7 (10.77%) MCITP
4 5 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (6.15%) MCP
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.08%) Degree
8 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.15%) SLA
2 5 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 19 (29.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (47.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.00%) HP
3 8 (12.31%) Dell
3 8 (12.31%) Interwoven
4 6 (9.23%) Citrix
5 5 (7.69%) Lotus
6 4 (6.15%) Altiris
7 3 (4.62%) Tandberg
8 2 (3.08%) Google
9 1 (1.54%) McAfee