The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 90 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 17 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.29% 0.56% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.58% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 9
Average salary £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,750 £27,700
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1285 1212 1338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.20% 96.50% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1037 1108
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
South East

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 30 July 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
(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 +21 10 £25,000 +31.57%
Littlehampton - 2 £25,000 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 33 (94.29%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) MS Office
2 30 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 21 (60.00%) ITIL
5 20 (57.14%) Windows XP
6 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (34.29%) DNS
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (34.29%) DHCP
7 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
8 11 (31.43%) SQL
8 11 (31.43%) Symantec
8 11 (31.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (31.43%) SCCM
8 11 (31.43%) Service Management
8 11 (31.43%) ITSM
9 10 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (28.57%) Firewall
9 10 (28.57%) Windows 8
9 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (28.57%) DMZ
9 10 (28.57%) SLA
9 10 (28.57%) Dell
9 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 10 (28.57%) VPN
9 10 (28.57%) FTP
9 10 (28.57%) LAN
9 10 (28.57%) VoIP

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (85.71%) MS Office
2 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) DNS
1 12 (34.29%) DHCP
1 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
2 10 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 10 (28.57%) DMZ
2 10 (28.57%) VPN
2 10 (28.57%) FTP
2 10 (28.57%) LAN
2 10 (28.57%) VoIP
2 10 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 33 (94.29%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 20 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Service Management
2 11 (31.43%) ITSM
3 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.71%) Customer Insight
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) MCSE
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) MCDST
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 11 (31.43%) SCCM
2 9 (25.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Symantec
3 10 (28.57%) Dell
4 9 (25.71%) HP
5 4 (11.43%) Apple
6 3 (8.57%) VMware
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix
8 1 (2.86%) Remedy