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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Deskside Support
Rank 864 886 872
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 28 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.009% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 9
Average salary £32,250 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,280 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,800 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £26,250 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-12.38% -0.94%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 March 2015 within the UK.

Deskside Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Deskside Support
Top 15 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 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 +29 28 £32,250 +7.50% 2
London +55 19 £33,750 +5.46% 1
Bristol -3 4 - - 1
South West -22 4 - - 1
South East -5 3 £28,500 -5.00%
Hampshire - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £31,250 -
Aldershot - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £28,500 -5.00%
Milton Keynes +1 1 £28,500 -5.00%
Derbyshire - 1 £17,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £17,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £17,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Deskside Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 41 (68.33%) Windows
2 35 (58.33%) ITIL
3 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 32 (53.33%) Windows 7
5 27 (45.00%) MS Office
6 26 (43.33%) Law
7 23 (38.33%) Active Directory
8 22 (36.67%) Blackberry
9 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 17 (28.33%) Windows XP
10 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (28.33%) Incident Management
11 16 (26.67%) WorkSite
11 16 (26.67%) Legal
12 15 (25.00%) Data Protection
13 14 (23.33%) iPad
13 14 (23.33%) HP
14 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
15 12 (20.00%) Interwoven
15 12 (20.00%) Android
16 10 (16.67%) Document Management
16 10 (16.67%) Service Management
17 9 (15.00%) Back Office
17 9 (15.00%) SAN
17 9 (15.00%) Ethernet
17 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (15.00%) MCSE
18 8 (13.33%) Citrix
18 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
18 8 (13.33%) Windows 8

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 16 (26.67%) WorkSite
2 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.33%) IBM Notes
4 4 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 27 (45.00%) MS Office
2 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP CCM
1 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.00%) SAN
2 9 (15.00%) Ethernet
3 7 (11.67%) VPN
4 2 (3.33%) DECT
4 2 (3.33%) LAN
4 2 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) Wireless
General
1 26 (43.33%) Law
2 16 (26.67%) Legal
3 9 (15.00%) Back Office
4 7 (11.67%) Finance
5 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Blackberry
2 14 (23.33%) iPad
3 6 (10.00%) iPhone
3 6 (10.00%) CMDB
4 5 (8.33%) PDA
5 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 41 (68.33%) Windows
2 32 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 17 (28.33%) Windows XP
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (20.00%) Android
5 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) ITIL
2 17 (28.33%) Incident Management
3 15 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 10 (16.67%) Service Management
4 10 (16.67%) Document Management
5 6 (10.00%) ITSM
6 5 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.67%) Practice Management
7 4 (6.67%) CRM
8 2 (3.33%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.67%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.67%) ERP
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (15.00%) MCSE
2 7 (11.67%) MCITP
3 6 (10.00%) A+ Certification
4 5 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.67%) MOS
5 1 (1.67%) MCTS
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (38.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.67%) Nagios
2 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.67%) DameWare
2 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) HP
3 12 (20.00%) Interwoven
4 8 (13.33%) Citrix
5 5 (8.33%) Dell
5 5 (8.33%) Lotus
6 4 (6.67%) Altiris
6 4 (6.67%) Meridio
6 4 (6.67%) Google
6 4 (6.67%) Hummingbird
6 4 (6.67%) OpenText
7 3 (5.00%) McAfee
8 1 (1.67%) BT
8 1 (1.67%) CA
8 1 (1.67%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.67%) Symantec
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco
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