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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 91 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 11 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.95% 1.29% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.32% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 6
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
1114 1286 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.03% 97.28% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1145 1040
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gatwick - 4 £27,000 -
Haywards Heath - 4 £25,000 -
Crawley -16 2 £32,750 +31.00%
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (66.67%) Windows
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
4 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 6 (28.57%) MS Office
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) Time Management
6 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) CA
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (19.05%) MCP
7 4 (19.05%) MCSE
7 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) IP Telephony
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 3 (14.29%) Back Office
9 2 (9.52%) Electronics
9 2 (9.52%) Legal
9 2 (9.52%) Replication

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Lync
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) LAN
1 9 (42.86%) WAN
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) IP Telephony
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
1 5 (23.81%) Time Management
1 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
2 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) ITSM
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCP
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) CA
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix