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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
North West / Cheshire
Rank 78 96 122
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 9 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.89% 0.46% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.49% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Median salary £19,000 £19,000 £20,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.17%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +3.92%

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
982 1235 1827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.75% 95.29% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 797 1067 1438
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Warrington +13 8 £19,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £24,000 -
Desktop Support
North West

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) MS Office
3 12 (75.00%) Intel
4 11 (68.75%) Thin Client
4 11 (68.75%) Fat Client
5 4 (25.00%) Office 365
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) VoIP
6 3 (18.75%) Sage
6 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (18.75%) Android
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) VMware
8 1 (6.25%) Firewall
8 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (6.25%) Sophos
8 1 (6.25%) DHCP
8 1 (6.25%) DNS
8 1 (6.25%) NetApp
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.25%) Veeam
8 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (6.25%) WSUS
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server

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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (87.50%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Fat Client
1 11 (68.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Intel
2 3 (18.75%) Sage
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Sophos
4 1 (6.25%) Veeam