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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 164 171 141
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 6 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 7
Average salary £20,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
3160 3543 2541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.55% 97.15% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2498 2889 2052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Leeds

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) PBX
2 17 (80.95%) Nagios
2 17 (80.95%) UNIX
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) SCCM
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) MS Office
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) DNS
7 1 (4.76%) SLA
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Back Office
7 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (4.76%) Finance
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (4.76%) WSUS
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) WAN
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) PBX
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.76%) Line Management
2 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
2 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) Nagios
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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