The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Support
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 222 242
Rank change year-on-year -1 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 30 47 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% 0.64% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.67% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 42
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +1.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £33,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6069 6983 7821
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.53% 95.76% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4871 5745 6355
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in the East of England

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the East of England.

Salary trend for Desktop Support in the East of England

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in the East of England

Desktop Support
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -5 16 £24,000 -9.43% 1
Essex +6 6 £26,250 -29.05%
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £19,000 -34.48% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £26,500 -
Suffolk +18 2 £25,000 +31.57%
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 East of England region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 58 (98.31%) Windows
2 50 (84.75%) Active Directory
3 45 (76.27%) Windows 7
4 32 (54.24%) Windows 8
5 23 (38.98%) SLA
6 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
7 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Office
7 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (25.42%) VMware
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Server
10 13 (22.03%) LAN
10 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
11 10 (16.95%) WAN
12 9 (15.25%) DNS
12 9 (15.25%) Office 365
12 9 (15.25%) Windows 10
13 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (13.56%) ITIL
13 8 (13.56%) SQL
14 7 (11.86%) VPN
14 7 (11.86%) Citrix
14 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (11.86%) Wireless
14 7 (11.86%) SCCM
15 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
15 6 (10.17%) DHCP
15 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
16 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
16 5 (8.47%) Cisco

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.69%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) LAN
2 10 (16.95%) WAN
3 9 (15.25%) DNS
4 7 (11.86%) VPN
4 7 (11.86%) Wireless
5 6 (10.17%) DHCP
6 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.08%) Firewall
7 3 (5.08%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.39%) SAN
9 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.69%) VLAN
9 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Driving Licence
1 3 (5.08%) Fat Client
1 3 (5.08%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.39%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (3.39%) PDA
3 1 (1.69%) Handset
3 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 58 (98.31%) Windows
2 45 (76.27%) Windows 7
3 32 (54.24%) Windows 8
4 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (23.73%) Windows Server
6 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (15.25%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.39%) Android
8 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) ITIL
2 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
2 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
3 3 (5.08%) IT Strategy
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (5.08%) Performance Management
3 3 (5.08%) Resource Management
3 3 (5.08%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (5.08%) Service Management
4 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.39%) CRM
4 2 (3.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (3.39%) ITSM
4 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.69%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (1.69%) Data Encryption
5 1 (1.69%) Data Security
5 1 (1.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.08%) MCP
2 3 (5.08%) MCSE
3 2 (3.39%) CCNA
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.39%) MCSA
4 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.98%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (84.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.78%) XenApp
5 3 (5.08%) vSphere
6 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.42%) VMware
3 7 (11.86%) Citrix
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco
4 5 (8.47%) Mitel
4 5 (8.47%) Symantec
5 3 (5.08%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.39%) Apple
6 2 (3.39%) AppSense
6 2 (3.39%) CA
6 2 (3.39%) Dell
6 2 (3.39%) Google
6 2 (3.39%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) Adobe
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