The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deskside Support
Rank 924 871 898
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 11 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.016% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 4
Average salary £29,500 £26,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.32% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,985 £22,900 £22,527
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £52,500 £35,100
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £24,000 £21,039
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.07%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

Deskside Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Deskside Support
Top 9 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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -41 10 £30,000 +13.20% 1
South West - 4 £23,500 -
London -54 3 £34,250 -23.88% 1
South East - 3 £41,250 -
Bristol - 3 £26,250 -
Surrey - 2 £52,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
Devon - 1 £22,950 -

Deskside Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) Windows
1 16 (80.00%) MS Office
1 16 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (55.00%) Law
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) HP
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (35.00%) Document Management
5 7 (35.00%) Meridio
5 7 (35.00%) WorkSite
5 7 (35.00%) Hummingbird
5 7 (35.00%) Open Text
6 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (15.00%) Service Management
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.00%) iPad
9 2 (10.00%) SLA
9 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
9 2 (10.00%) MCP
9 2 (10.00%) MOS
9 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 1 (5.00%) Legal
10 1 (5.00%) Validation

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 7 (35.00%) WorkSite
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) iPlanet
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (80.00%) MS Office
1 16 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (55.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) French Language
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Document Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) MCP
2 2 (10.00%) MOS
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
1 1 (5.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) HP
3 7 (35.00%) Meridio
3 7 (35.00%) Hummingbird
3 7 (35.00%) Open Text
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase
5 1 (5.00%) JBoss
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) BMC
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus
5 1 (5.00%) webMethods