The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 175 165 159
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 5
Average salary £20,000 £25,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £20,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,000 £29,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +4.08%
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
3320 3109 2855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.08% 96.19% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2436 2451
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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 19 December 2014.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Leeds

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) SCCM
6 3 (20.00%) Nagios
6 3 (20.00%) User Experience
6 3 (20.00%) PBX
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) MS Project
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) SLA
8 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
8 1 (6.67%) VoIP
8 1 (6.67%) DNS
8 1 (6.67%) MCSE
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
8 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Project
3 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) PBX
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Mitel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 per annum c£20,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago