The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 87 79 92
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 11 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.95% 0.75% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.77% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 20
Average salary £22,250 £22,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,800 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £22,000 £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Desktop Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1131 1044 1464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.75% 97.57% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 978 950 1293
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in West Sussex

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Desktop Support
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
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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
Crawley +6 6 £24,000 +26.31% 1
Gatwick -3 2 £19,000 - 1
Haywards Heath - 2 £33,000 -
East Grinstead - 1 £25,000 - 1
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 39 (95.12%) Windows
2 31 (75.61%) Windows 7
3 30 (73.17%) MS Office
4 28 (68.29%) Microsoft
5 23 (56.10%) ITIL
6 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
7 20 (48.78%) Windows XP
8 14 (34.15%) DHCP
8 14 (34.15%) DNS
8 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (31.71%) SQL
9 13 (31.71%) SCCM
10 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (29.27%) SLA
11 11 (26.83%) LAN
11 11 (26.83%) VPN
11 11 (26.83%) Symantec
11 11 (26.83%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (26.83%) Service Management
11 11 (26.83%) ITSM
12 10 (24.39%) DMZ
12 10 (24.39%) Firewall
12 10 (24.39%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (24.39%) VoIP
12 10 (24.39%) WAN
12 10 (24.39%) FTP
12 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
12 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
12 10 (24.39%) Windows 8

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (73.17%) MS Office
2 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) DHCP
1 14 (34.15%) DNS
2 11 (26.83%) LAN
2 11 (26.83%) VPN
3 10 (24.39%) Firewall
3 10 (24.39%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (24.39%) VoIP
3 10 (24.39%) WAN
3 10 (24.39%) FTP
3 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
3 10 (24.39%) DMZ
4 3 (7.32%) 3G
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.32%) Electronics
1 3 (7.32%) Military
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (7.32%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (95.12%) Windows
2 31 (75.61%) Windows 7
3 20 (48.78%) Windows XP
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (24.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) Service Management
2 11 (26.83%) ITSM
3 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.88%) CRM
5 1 (2.44%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) Data Privacy
5 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.20%) MCSE
3 4 (9.76%) MCDST
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) SCCM
2 11 (26.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (21.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Symantec
3 8 (19.51%) Dell
4 7 (17.07%) HP
5 6 (14.63%) Apple
6 5 (12.20%) VMware
7 2 (4.88%) Altiris
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) Nokia
8 1 (2.44%) Remedy
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £19500 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Grinstead
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago