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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Deskside Support
Rank 899 906 924
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 36 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.029% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.030% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 10
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +16.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £41,000 £32,550
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £24,500 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -1.01%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Deskside Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Deskside Support
Top 21 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 12 February 2016. 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 +24 35 £32,500 -4.41%
London +10 23 £32,500 -6.47%
South East +17 7 £30,000 -
Surrey +16 7 £30,000 -
Camberley - 5 £33,500 -
City of London +54 4 £31,750 -2.30%
Chiswick - 2 - -
Yeovil - 2 £18,750 -
Somerset - 2 £18,750 -
East of England - 2 £50,000 -
Chertsey - 2 £30,000 -
South West - 2 £18,750 -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hull - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £35,000 -
Scotland - 1 £35,000 -

Deskside Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 37 (63.79%) MS Office
2 32 (55.17%) ITIL
2 32 (55.17%) Windows
3 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 22 (37.93%) MS Excel
5 21 (36.21%) Active Directory
6 19 (32.76%) Windows 7
7 18 (31.03%) Citrix
8 15 (25.86%) Blackberry
9 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (22.41%) Legal
10 12 (20.69%) Law
11 11 (18.97%) SCCM
12 9 (15.52%) Service Management
12 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (13.79%) Apple
13 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
13 8 (13.79%) SLA
13 8 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (12.07%) Banking
14 7 (12.07%) ITSM
14 7 (12.07%) HP
14 7 (12.07%) Dell
14 7 (12.07%) MCP
14 7 (12.07%) Change Management
15 6 (10.34%) ISMS
15 6 (10.34%) Patch Management
15 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
15 6 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.17%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 37 (63.79%) MS Office
2 22 (37.93%) MS Excel
3 8 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.17%) VPN
3 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (1.72%) 3G
4 1 (1.72%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) DNS
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) SAN
4 1 (1.72%) VoIP
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) WebEx
4 1 (1.72%) Wireless
General
1 13 (22.41%) Legal
2 12 (20.69%) Law
3 7 (12.07%) Banking
4 6 (10.34%) Finance
5 2 (3.45%) Billing
5 2 (3.45%) Front Office
5 2 (3.45%) Korean Language
6 1 (1.72%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) COM
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Blackberry
2 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) iPhone
3 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.62%) Statistics
4 3 (5.17%) Handset
4 3 (5.17%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.45%) iPad
5 2 (3.45%) PDA
6 1 (1.72%) CMDB
6 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
6 1 (1.72%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) Windows
2 19 (32.76%) Windows 7
3 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.90%) Android
4 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.17%) Linux
5 3 (5.17%) Unix
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (55.17%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Service Management
3 7 (12.07%) Change Management
3 7 (12.07%) ITSM
4 6 (10.34%) ISMS
4 6 (10.34%) Patch Management
4 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.62%) ITIL V3
5 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.62%) Time Management
6 4 (6.90%) Software Distribution
7 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.17%) Coaching
7 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 3 (5.17%) Security Management
8 2 (3.45%) CAD
8 2 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) C
2 2 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.07%) MCP
3 6 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (10.34%) MCSE
4 5 (8.62%) MOS
5 4 (6.90%) Degree
5 4 (6.90%) MCDST
6 3 (5.17%) CCNA
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.17%) MCSA
6 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) SLA
2 6 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (36.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (3.45%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.45%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) Citrix
3 8 (13.79%) Apple
4 7 (12.07%) Dell
4 7 (12.07%) HP
5 5 (8.62%) Google
5 5 (8.62%) iManage
6 4 (6.90%) Remedy
7 3 (5.17%) BMC
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco
7 3 (5.17%) Lotus
8 2 (3.45%) Bloomberg
8 2 (3.45%) Lumension
8 2 (3.45%) Murex
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec
8 2 (3.45%) VMware
9 1 (1.72%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.72%) Interwoven
9 1 (1.72%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow