The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank - - 45
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £26,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.96%
Desktop Support
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107 129 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 95.54% 95.56% 89.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 106 166
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Belfast