Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Specialist was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Desktop Support Specialist
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 850 916
Rank change year-on-year +13 +66 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Specialist 7 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.009% 0.001% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.001% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
London median annual salary £35,000 - £44,250
10th Percentile £27,500 - £33,125
90th Percentile £37,500 - £50,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £22,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +55.56% -43.75% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Desktop Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Desktop Support Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Specialist in London

Desktop Support Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Specialist in London

Desktop Support Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Specialist within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 3 £35,000 - 1
Desktop Support Specialist
England

Desktop Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Desktop Support Specialist 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 London region featuring Desktop Support Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 4 (57.14%) Security Patching
3 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
6 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Desktop Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL