The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 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 / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 296 294
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 349 403 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.96% 1.02% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.06% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 280 360 424
Median salary £32,500 £33,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.51% -1.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,950 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £26,500 £26,500

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 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 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 June 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 June 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 -6 44 £30,000 -14.28% 9
Docklands, London - 4 - -
Croydon +7 3 £24,000 -11.11%
West End of London +5 3 £30,000 +22.44% 1
Hayes - 2 £24,000 -
Twickenham - 2 £30,000 -
Chessington - 1 £24,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £32,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £55,000 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £32,500 -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 503 (79.59%) Windows
2 316 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 288 (45.57%) Microsoft
4 260 (41.14%) Windows 7
5 204 (32.28%) Microsoft Office
6 198 (31.33%) Windows 10
7 184 (29.11%) Finance
8 154 (24.37%) Citrix
9 145 (22.94%) SCCM
10 143 (22.63%) Office 365
11 126 (19.94%) ITIL
12 120 (18.99%) Windows Server
13 115 (18.20%) MS Exchange
14 105 (16.61%) Windows Server 2012
15 99 (15.66%) VMware
16 89 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
16 89 (14.08%) PowerShell
17 86 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
18 74 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 74 (11.71%) DNS
19 69 (10.92%) Apple
19 69 (10.92%) Service Management
19 69 (10.92%) Banking
20 68 (10.76%) DHCP
21 65 (10.28%) XenApp
21 65 (10.28%) Cisco
22 63 (9.97%) LAN
22 63 (9.97%) Degree
23 61 (9.65%) Android
24 56 (8.86%) Windows 8

Desktop Support 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:

Application Platforms
1 115 (18.20%) MS Exchange
2 31 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (4.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 22 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (2.69%) Skype for Business
6 14 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (2.22%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.42%) IIS
9 6 (0.95%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 204 (32.28%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.32%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 10 (1.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.47%) Eikon
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 143 (22.63%) Office 365
2 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.11%) Mimecast
4 5 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.63%) SaaS
6 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (11.71%) DNS
2 68 (10.76%) DHCP
3 63 (9.97%) LAN
4 51 (8.07%) WAN
5 47 (7.44%) TCP/IP
6 44 (6.96%) Firewall
7 43 (6.80%) VoIP
8 30 (4.75%) Wireless
9 23 (3.64%) VPN
10 20 (3.16%) Skype
11 17 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (2.37%) PBX
13 10 (1.58%) IP Telephony
13 10 (1.58%) SAN
13 10 (1.58%) Unified Communications
14 9 (1.42%) VLAN
15 8 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (1.11%) Network Security
16 7 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
17 6 (0.95%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (5.70%) MSI
2 5 (0.79%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.32%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.32%) Selenium
3 2 (0.32%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 184 (29.11%) Finance
2 69 (10.92%) Banking
3 54 (8.54%) Law
4 51 (8.07%) Legal
5 27 (4.27%) Investment Banking
6 25 (3.96%) Retail
7 13 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.06%) Retail Banking
8 12 (1.90%) Publishing
9 11 (1.74%) Games
9 11 (1.74%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.27%) Back Office
11 5 (0.79%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.47%) Advertising
13 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.32%) Marketing
14 1 (0.16%) Billing
14 1 (0.16%) Front Office
14 1 (0.16%) International Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.58%) Software Packaging
2 8 (1.27%) WPF
3 6 (0.95%) .NET
4 5 (0.79%) HTML
5 4 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.47%) XMPP
7 2 (0.32%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.32%) CSS
7 2 (0.32%) HTML5
7 2 (0.32%) jQuery
7 2 (0.32%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (0.32%) WCF
8 1 (0.16%) COM
8 1 (0.16%) Java SE
8 1 (0.16%) Mason
8 1 (0.16%) WinForms
8 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.54%) Blackberry
2 41 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (6.17%) Smartphone
4 37 (5.85%) Video Conferencing
5 35 (5.54%) Hedge funds
6 33 (5.22%) User Experience
7 25 (3.96%) iPad
8 24 (3.80%) iPhone
9 22 (3.48%) Fat Client
9 22 (3.48%) Thin Client
10 21 (3.32%) BYOD
11 11 (1.74%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.58%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.27%) Computer Science
14 7 (1.11%) Driving Licence
14 7 (1.11%) EPoS
15 6 (0.95%) Fintech
16 5 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
17 4 (0.63%) Equities
17 4 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 503 (79.59%) Windows
2 260 (41.14%) Windows 7
3 198 (31.33%) Windows 10
4 120 (18.99%) Windows Server
5 105 (16.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 86 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (9.65%) Android
8 56 (8.86%) Windows 8
9 44 (6.96%) Mac OS X
10 23 (3.64%) Linux
11 21 (3.32%) Mac OS
12 17 (2.69%) Apple iOS
12 17 (2.69%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.58%) Unix
14 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.47%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (19.94%) ITIL
2 69 (10.92%) Service Management
3 44 (6.96%) Root Cause Analysis
4 41 (6.49%) Project Management
5 40 (6.33%) Asset Management
6 34 (5.38%) Application Packaging
6 34 (5.38%) Incident Management
7 32 (5.06%) Service Delivery
8 27 (4.27%) Configuration Management
9 23 (3.64%) ITSM
10 22 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (3.48%) Process Improvement
11 21 (3.32%) Mobile Device Management
12 19 (3.01%) Functional Testing
13 18 (2.85%) Change Management
13 18 (2.85%) Personalization
14 17 (2.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 17 (2.69%) Time Management
14 17 (2.69%) Wealth Management
15 16 (2.53%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (14.08%) PowerShell
2 32 (5.06%) SQL
3 15 (2.37%) Shell Script
4 12 (1.90%) Java
5 11 (1.74%) C#
6 7 (1.11%) VB
7 6 (0.95%) VBScript
8 4 (0.63%) C++
8 4 (0.63%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.63%) VBA
9 3 (0.47%) Python
10 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.16%) Perl
10 1 (0.16%) Ruby
10 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (9.97%) Degree
3 51 (8.07%) MCSE
4 29 (4.59%) MCP
5 17 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (1.90%) MCSA
8 11 (1.74%) MCDST
9 10 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.42%) CCA
10 9 (1.42%) CCNA
11 8 (1.27%) DBS Check
11 8 (1.27%) MCITP
12 6 (0.95%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.79%) CCEA
13 5 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.32%) MCTS
14 2 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.16%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.44%) SLA
2 20 (3.16%) QA
3 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 316 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 74 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (10.28%) XenApp
4 55 (8.70%) XenDesktop
5 39 (6.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 35 (5.54%) Hyper-V
7 28 (4.43%) vSphere
8 12 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.32%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 145 (22.94%) SCCM
2 23 (3.64%) Backup Exec
3 22 (3.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (1.74%) SCOM
5 10 (1.58%) AirWatch
6 7 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (1.11%) WSUS
6 7 (1.11%) XenMobile
7 5 (0.79%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.79%) Malwarebytes
8 4 (0.63%) IBM BigFix
8 4 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.32%) SCSM
10 1 (0.16%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.16%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 288 (45.57%) Microsoft
2 154 (24.37%) Citrix
3 99 (15.66%) VMware
4 69 (10.92%) Apple
5 65 (10.28%) Cisco
6 39 (6.17%) Bloomberg
6 39 (6.17%) Reuters
7 38 (6.01%) HP
8 36 (5.70%) AppSense
9 30 (4.75%) Symantec
10 18 (2.85%) Remedy
11 17 (2.69%) Avaya
11 17 (2.69%) iManage
12 16 (2.53%) ServiceNow
13 15 (2.37%) Dell
14 12 (1.90%) FactSet
14 12 (1.90%) MobileIron
14 12 (1.90%) Splunk
15 10 (1.58%) CA Agile Central
15 10 (1.58%) LANDesk
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