The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
England / London
Rank 402 360 275
Rank change year-on-year -42 -85  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 190 335 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.80% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.83% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 172 306 430
Median salary £31,000 £31,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.58% +0.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32183 40271 40502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.11% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27204 34741 34018
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in London

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in London

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in London

Desktop Support
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
City of London +10 27 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Docklands, London -2 2 - -
Clapham - 2 £30,000 -
West End of London +10 1 £30,500 +3.38%
Bromley -7 1 £26,500 +9.27%
Canary Wharf -11 1 £60,000 +100.00%
Croydon - 1 £32,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £25,000 -
Ealing - 1 £25,000 -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 London region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 369 (85.81%) Windows
2 282 (65.58%) Active Directory
3 213 (49.53%) Microsoft
4 182 (42.33%) Windows 7
5 154 (35.81%) MS Office
6 117 (27.21%) MS Excel
7 110 (25.58%) Windows 10
8 107 (24.88%) ITIL
8 107 (24.88%) Citrix
9 103 (23.95%) Finance
10 93 (21.63%) MS Exchange
11 86 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 84 (19.53%) Office 365
13 76 (17.67%) SCCM
14 73 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
15 69 (16.05%) VMware
16 65 (15.12%) Bloomberg
17 59 (13.72%) Reuters
17 59 (13.72%) Windows Server 2012
18 58 (13.49%) Apple
19 57 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
19 57 (13.26%) Windows 8
20 54 (12.56%) Android
21 51 (11.86%) Cisco
21 51 (11.86%) TCP/IP
22 49 (11.40%) Banking
23 48 (11.16%) Mac OS X
24 45 (10.47%) LAN
24 45 (10.47%) PowerShell
25 43 (10.00%) Blackberry

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 93 (21.63%) MS Exchange
2 37 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (4.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.33%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.47%) Apache
8 2 (0.47%) IIS
8 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 154 (35.81%) MS Office
2 117 (27.21%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.16%) MS Project
5 2 (0.47%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (1.16%) Eikon
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 84 (19.53%) Office 365
2 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.93%) SaaS
5 3 (0.70%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.47%) Dropbox
6 2 (0.47%) G Suite
6 2 (0.47%) Yammer
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.86%) TCP/IP
2 45 (10.47%) LAN
3 39 (9.07%) DNS
4 38 (8.84%) DHCP
4 38 (8.84%) WAN
5 28 (6.51%) VoIP
6 27 (6.28%) Wireless
7 21 (4.88%) VPN
8 19 (4.42%) Internet
9 18 (4.19%) Firewall
10 13 (3.02%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (2.79%) IP Telephony
12 8 (1.86%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (1.63%) SAN
14 6 (1.40%) PBX
14 6 (1.40%) Skype
15 4 (0.93%) iSCSI
15 4 (0.93%) Network Security
15 4 (0.93%) SMTP
15 4 (0.93%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (2.79%) MSI
2 2 (0.47%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 103 (23.95%) Finance
2 49 (11.40%) Banking
3 29 (6.74%) Law
4 27 (6.28%) Legal
5 11 (2.56%) Retail
6 9 (2.09%) Advertising
7 8 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.40%) Back Office
8 6 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.16%) Games
10 4 (0.93%) Publishing
11 3 (0.70%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.47%) Front Office
13 1 (0.23%) International Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
13 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.93%) LINQ
2 3 (0.70%) HTML
2 3 (0.70%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.70%) XMPP
3 2 (0.47%) XML
4 1 (0.23%) .NET
4 1 (0.23%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 42 (9.77%) Hedge funds
3 39 (9.07%) Smartphone
4 29 (6.74%) iPhone
5 19 (4.42%) Video Conferencing
6 17 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.95%) iPad
7 15 (3.49%) User Experience
8 14 (3.26%) Fat Client
8 14 (3.26%) Thin Client
9 13 (3.02%) BYOD
10 8 (1.86%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.40%) Driving Licence
13 5 (1.16%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.16%) EPoS
14 4 (0.93%) Fintech
14 4 (0.93%) Wiki
15 3 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
16 2 (0.47%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 369 (85.81%) Windows
2 182 (42.33%) Windows 7
3 110 (25.58%) Windows 10
4 86 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 59 (13.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (13.26%) Windows 8
6 57 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (12.56%) Android
8 48 (11.16%) Mac OS X
9 27 (6.28%) Windows XP
10 23 (5.35%) Apple iOS
10 23 (5.35%) Linux
11 21 (4.88%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.16%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.70%) Unix
14 3 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (24.88%) ITIL
2 39 (9.07%) Service Management
3 32 (7.44%) Investment Management
4 23 (5.35%) Asset Management
5 18 (4.19%) Incident Management
5 18 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (3.49%) Change Management
7 14 (3.26%) CRM
7 14 (3.26%) Fund Management
7 14 (3.26%) Service Delivery
8 12 (2.79%) Application Packaging
8 12 (2.79%) Problem Management
9 10 (2.33%) Project Management
10 9 (2.09%) ITIL V3
10 9 (2.09%) Migration
10 9 (2.09%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (1.86%) Configuration Management
11 8 (1.86%) Mentoring
11 8 (1.86%) Time Management
12 7 (1.63%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (10.47%) PowerShell
2 25 (5.81%) SQL
3 6 (1.40%) VBA
4 4 (0.93%) C
5 3 (0.70%) Perl
6 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.23%) C#
7 1 (0.23%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (0.23%) PHP
7 1 (0.23%) Python
7 1 (0.23%) VB
7 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (9.53%) MCSE
3 34 (7.91%) Degree
4 32 (7.44%) MCP
5 14 (3.26%) MCDST
6 12 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.09%) A+ Certification
7 9 (2.09%) MCITP
8 5 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.16%) MOS
8 5 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.93%) MCSA
10 3 (0.70%) CCA
10 3 (0.70%) CCNA
10 3 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.70%) MCTS
11 2 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.98%) SLA
2 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 282 (65.58%) Active Directory
2 40 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (8.14%) XenApp
4 30 (6.98%) XenDesktop
5 15 (3.49%) Hyper-V
6 14 (3.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (1.63%) vSphere
9 3 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.70%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 76 (17.67%) SCCM
2 11 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (1.86%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.40%) WSUS
6 5 (1.16%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.93%) SCOM
8 3 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.70%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.70%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.47%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.23%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 213 (49.53%) Microsoft
2 107 (24.88%) Citrix
3 69 (16.05%) VMware
4 65 (15.12%) Bloomberg
5 59 (13.72%) Reuters
6 58 (13.49%) Apple
7 51 (11.86%) Cisco
8 19 (4.42%) FactSet
9 12 (2.79%) Symantec
10 11 (2.56%) Avaya
10 11 (2.56%) HP
11 9 (2.09%) Adobe
11 9 (2.09%) Intel Security
12 8 (1.86%) LANDesk
13 7 (1.63%) Dell
13 7 (1.63%) Google
13 7 (1.63%) Mitel
13 7 (1.63%) Sage
14 5 (1.16%) Oracle
14 5 (1.16%) Wyse
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