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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 57 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.58% 0.69% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.71% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Median salary £26,000 £35,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +34.61%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%

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
486 561 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 93.82% 97.06% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 397 497 375
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft