Period
to 2 December 2020

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

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

Desktop Support
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 129 147
Rank change year-on-year +33 +18 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 13 18 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.29% 0.79% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.82% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 7
Median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +27.66% +11.90%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,000 £22,150
90th Percentile £33,250 £38,250 £29,800
South East median annual salary £31,500 £28,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.66% +0.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 991 2,194 2,416
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.22% 95.98% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 735 1,818 2,036
Median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Desktop Support in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in West Sussex

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Desktop Support in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Desktop Support in West Sussex

Desktop Support
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 2 December 2020. 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
Horsham +23 11 £31,500 -37.00%
Crawley +5 1 £36,000 +20.00%
East Grinstead - 1 £27,500 -
Desktop Support
South East

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Office 365
1 12 (92.31%) Windows 10
2 11 (84.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (84.62%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
3 1 (7.69%) Azure
3 1 (7.69%) AWS
3 1 (7.69%) G Suite
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Server Building
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 11 (84.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Azure
2 1 (7.69%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) ITSM
1 1 (7.69%) Server Building
1 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) Dell
1 1 (7.69%) HP