The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank - 31 38
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim - 1.86% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.11% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £22,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the County Antrim 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
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
171 142 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 96.07% 88.20% 81.08%
Number of salaries quoted 98 107 85
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £28,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in County Antrim