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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Deskside Support
Rank 872 874 867
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 28 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.031% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.033% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 22
Average salary £29,000 £26,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £23,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,800 £31,950
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +6.25%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015 within the UK.

Deskside Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Deskside Support
Top 12 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 August 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 +7 28 £29,000 +11.53% 1
London +8 24 £29,000 +5.45% 1
City of London +14 2 £29,000 +10.47%
West Yorkshire - 2 £38,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £38,500 -
Leeds - 2 £38,500 -
Bedfordshire +11 1 £27,500 +34.14%
South East +9 1 £20,500 -18.00%
Surrey +2 1 £20,500 -
East of England +2 1 £27,500 +7.84%
Luton - 1 £27,500 -
Tadworth - 1 £20,500 -

Deskside Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 57 (79.17%) Windows
2 40 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 38 (52.78%) MS Office
4 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
5 32 (44.44%) ITIL
5 32 (44.44%) Law
6 28 (38.89%) Active Directory
7 22 (30.56%) Windows XP
8 21 (29.17%) Incident Management
9 20 (27.78%) Android
9 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
10 18 (25.00%) WorkSite
11 14 (19.44%) Legal
12 13 (18.06%) SLA
13 11 (15.28%) Interwoven
13 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (15.28%) HP
14 10 (13.89%) Problem Management
14 10 (13.89%) SCCM
15 8 (11.11%) Document Management
15 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (11.11%) Windows 8
15 8 (11.11%) Blackberry
16 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
16 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (9.72%) Meridio
16 7 (9.72%) Hummingbird
16 7 (9.72%) OpenText
17 6 (8.33%) Banking

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (25.00%) WorkSite
2 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) Lync
Applications
1 38 (52.78%) MS Office
2 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) IP Telephony
1 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.56%) LAN
1 4 (5.56%) WAN
2 3 (4.17%) Wireless
3 2 (2.78%) SAN
3 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.78%) VoIP
3 2 (2.78%) VPN
3 2 (2.78%) DECT
4 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (44.44%) Law
2 14 (19.44%) Legal
3 6 (8.33%) Banking
4 5 (6.94%) Finance
5 4 (5.56%) Back Office
6 2 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.33%) CMDB
3 5 (6.94%) iPad
4 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.56%) iPhone
5 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.78%) Handset
6 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (79.17%) Windows
2 40 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 22 (30.56%) Windows XP
4 20 (27.78%) Android
5 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) ITIL
2 21 (29.17%) Incident Management
3 10 (13.89%) Problem Management
4 8 (11.11%) Document Management
5 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.33%) Network Management
6 6 (8.33%) Change Management
7 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.94%) Project Management
7 5 (6.94%) ITSM
7 5 (6.94%) Service Management
8 4 (5.56%) Time Management
8 4 (5.56%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.17%) Software Deployment
9 3 (4.17%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (2.78%) Software Distribution
10 2 (2.78%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (1.39%) MCP
3 1 (1.39%) MCSA
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.39%) CCNA
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) vSphere
3 2 (2.78%) Firmware
4 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.39%) XenApp
4 1 (1.39%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) WSUS
3 1 (1.39%) DameWare
Vendors
1 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) Interwoven
2 11 (15.28%) HP
3 7 (9.72%) Meridio
3 7 (9.72%) Hummingbird
3 7 (9.72%) OpenText
4 6 (8.33%) Remedy
4 6 (8.33%) Lotus
4 6 (8.33%) Apple
5 5 (6.94%) VMware
6 3 (4.17%) Citrix
6 3 (4.17%) Murex
6 3 (4.17%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.78%) Mitel
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco
8 1 (1.39%) McAfee
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