The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 59 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.16% 2.68% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 2.84% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 6
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +58.82%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford 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
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
423 317 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 98.37% 94.35% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 337 259 267
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Bradford

Desktop Support
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region that cited Desktop Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) SLA
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Process Management
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 8
2 11 (91.67%) MobileIron
2 11 (91.67%) Line Management
2 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 11 (91.67%) Migration
2 11 (91.67%) Service Delivery
2 11 (91.67%) Apple
2 11 (91.67%) Windows XP
2 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region that cited Desktop Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows XP
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Process Management
2 11 (91.67%) Service Delivery
2 11 (91.67%) Migration
2 11 (91.67%) Line Management
2 11 (91.67%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Apple
2 11 (91.67%) MobileIron
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix