The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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 advertised for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 53 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 17 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.92% - 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% - 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 10
Average salary £27,500 - £29,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
561 340 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.39% 97.14% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 439 280 234
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Desktop Support
Hertfordshire

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Watford region.

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Watford

Desktop Support
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Desktop 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 Desktop Support in their job title.

1 12 (63.16%) Windows
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) Software Deployment
3 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Workflow
6 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.53%) SLA
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
7 2 (10.53%) QMS
7 2 (10.53%) Amdocs
8 1 (5.26%) MCDST
8 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
8 1 (5.26%) DHCP
8 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.26%) DNS
8 1 (5.26%) MCP
8 1 (5.26%) MCSE
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Desktop 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 Desktop Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Software Deployment
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.53%) QMS
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Citrix
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Amdocs
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago