The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 89 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
+26 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Median salary £22,000 £25,000 £27,600
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -9.42%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
Desktop Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
969 1692 1696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.58% 96.91% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1331 1341
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Cheshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester - 2 £23,500 -
Crewe +14 1 £22,000 -
Northwich - 1 £22,000 -
Desktop Support
North West

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Cheshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) Thin Client
3 5 (62.50%) Intel
3 5 (62.50%) Fat Client
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) PMI
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Fat Client
1 5 (62.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Intel
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft