The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leeds region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 149 188 180
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 13 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% 0.14% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.15% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 11
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2705 3395 3601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 98.26% 97.36% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2301 2683 2874
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Leeds

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Leeds

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leeds region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (38.10%) LAN
5 8 (38.10%) WAN
6 7 (33.33%) MS Office
6 7 (33.33%) Apple
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 7 (33.33%) Skype for Business
7 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
7 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) Citrix
8 5 (23.81%) Mac OS X
8 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
8 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Vista
8 5 (23.81%) SCCM
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) Skype
8 5 (23.81%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (23.81%) Office 365
8 5 (23.81%) Android
8 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
9 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
9 4 (19.05%) Linux

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) LAN
1 8 (38.10%) WAN
2 5 (23.81%) Skype
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 5 (23.81%) Android
6 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
6 5 (23.81%) Mac OS X
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Vista
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
8 2 (9.52%) Mac OS
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
1 5 (23.81%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (14.29%) Coaching
2 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
3 2 (9.52%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Apple
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Rackspace
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Wyse