The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 160 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 13 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 6
Average salary £25,000 - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3714 2709 2394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.57% 96.10% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2991 2199 2062
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Desktop Support
West Yorkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) MS Excel
3 17 (73.91%) Windows XP
3 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
4 16 (69.57%) SCCM
5 15 (65.22%) Windows 8
5 15 (65.22%) MS Office
6 13 (56.52%) SLA
7 12 (52.17%) Java
7 12 (52.17%) Adobe
7 12 (52.17%) Finance
8 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
9 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
10 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (8.70%) MSI
11 2 (8.70%) InstallShield
11 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
12 1 (4.35%) Citrix
12 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (4.35%) Lotus
12 1 (4.35%) ITIL
12 1 (4.35%) MCP
12 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
12 1 (4.35%) MCSA
12 1 (4.35%) LAN
12 1 (4.35%) WAN
12 1 (4.35%) VPN
12 1 (4.35%) DNS

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (78.26%) MS Excel
2 15 (65.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
1 2 (8.70%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows XP
3 15 (65.22%) Windows 8
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MCP
1 1 (4.35%) MCSA
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (69.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Lotus
3 1 (4.35%) Google