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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Deskside Support
Rank 850 875 852
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 23 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.011% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.012% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 8
Average salary £32,250 £28,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.17% -0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,515 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £33,350 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,225 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.81%

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
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 5 March 2015 within the UK.

Deskside Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Deskside Support
Top 16 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 5 March 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 +13 23 £32,250 +12.17% 2
London +41 16 £33,250 +3.90% 1
South East -20 3 - -
Aldershot - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -
City of London +1 2 £31,250 +9.64%
Bristol -8 1 - -
South West -28 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £20,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
North East - 1 £20,000 -
North West - 1 £32,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £20,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £32,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £32,000 -

Deskside Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 35 (59.32%) Windows
2 34 (57.63%) Microsoft
3 33 (55.93%) ITIL
4 29 (49.15%) MS Office
5 26 (44.07%) Windows 7
6 25 (42.37%) Blackberry
7 23 (38.98%) MS Excel
8 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
9 18 (30.51%) Data Protection
10 17 (28.81%) iPad
10 17 (28.81%) TCP/IP
10 17 (28.81%) Law
11 16 (27.12%) Windows XP
12 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (23.73%) Incident Management
13 13 (22.03%) Android
13 13 (22.03%) HP
14 12 (20.34%) Ethernet
14 12 (20.34%) SAN
14 12 (20.34%) Back Office
15 11 (18.64%) Legal
16 10 (16.95%) Service Management
16 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (16.95%) SLA
16 10 (16.95%) MCSE
16 10 (16.95%) WorkSite
17 9 (15.25%) Interwoven
18 8 (13.56%) Citrix
19 7 (11.86%) VPN
19 7 (11.86%) MCITP

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 10 (16.95%) WorkSite
2 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (8.47%) IBM Notes
2 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.39%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.69%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (49.15%) MS Office
2 23 (38.98%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP CCM
1 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) TCP/IP
2 12 (20.34%) SAN
2 12 (20.34%) Ethernet
3 7 (11.86%) VPN
4 2 (3.39%) Wireless
4 2 (3.39%) WAN
4 2 (3.39%) DECT
4 2 (3.39%) LAN
5 1 (1.69%) SMS
General
1 17 (28.81%) Law
2 12 (20.34%) Back Office
3 11 (18.64%) Legal
4 7 (11.86%) Finance
5 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (42.37%) Blackberry
2 17 (28.81%) iPad
3 6 (10.17%) CMDB
4 5 (8.47%) PDA
4 5 (8.47%) iPhone
5 2 (3.39%) Handset
6 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) Windows
2 26 (44.07%) Windows 7
3 16 (27.12%) Windows XP
4 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (22.03%) Android
6 6 (10.17%) Apple iOS
7 5 (8.47%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) ITIL
2 18 (30.51%) Data Protection
3 14 (23.73%) Incident Management
4 10 (16.95%) Service Management
5 6 (10.17%) ITSM
5 6 (10.17%) Asset Management
5 6 (10.17%) Document Management
6 4 (6.78%) Practice Management
6 4 (6.78%) CRM
7 2 (3.39%) ISMS
7 2 (3.39%) ITIL V2
7 2 (3.39%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.69%) ERP
8 1 (1.69%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (16.95%) MCSE
2 7 (11.86%) MCITP
3 6 (10.17%) A+ Certification
4 5 (8.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (5.08%) MCP
6 2 (3.39%) MCSA
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.69%) MOS
7 1 (1.69%) MCTS
7 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
2 1 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.69%) Nagios
2 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) HP
3 9 (15.25%) Interwoven
4 8 (13.56%) Citrix
5 6 (10.17%) Dell
6 5 (8.47%) Lotus
7 4 (6.78%) Altiris
7 4 (6.78%) Google
8 2 (3.39%) Tandberg
8 2 (3.39%) McAfee
9 1 (1.69%) BT
9 1 (1.69%) Hummingbird
9 1 (1.69%) Open Text
9 1 (1.69%) Meridio
9 1 (1.69%) CA
9 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.69%) Symantec
9 1 (1.69%) SAP
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco
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