The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 96 128 113
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 6 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 0.11% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.11% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 7
Average salary £19,000 £20,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -14.89%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
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
1245 1766 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.55% 96.50% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1424 1148
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £19,000 -
Crewe +6 1 £22,500 -
Desktop Support
North West

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Thin Client
2 5 (62.50%) Fat Client
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Intel
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
6 1 (12.50%) SaaS
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) IIS
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) VPN

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Fat Client
1 5 (62.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Intel
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
Runcorn
Capita plc
Salary: £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + free parking, 24 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago