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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 95 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 8 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.67% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.40% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 6
Average salary £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
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
1172 1246 1335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.91% 95.85% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 1089 1136
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 1 April 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
Crawley -6 8 £24,000 -12.72%
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) LAN
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
4 8 (50.00%) MS Office
4 8 (50.00%) WAN
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) CA
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (50.00%) Software Delivery
5 5 (31.25%) Electronics
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) SLA
6 3 (18.75%) 3G
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Military
6 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
6 3 (18.75%) Smartphone
6 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Apple

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) 3G
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Electronics
3 3 (18.75%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Smartphone
1 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) CA
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Apple