The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 58 55 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.19% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.39% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £26,500 £34,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.05% +30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
491 513 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.42% 97.71% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 407 456 367
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware