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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 163 162 159
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 16 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.44% 0.32% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.33% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 1
Average salary £20,000 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -
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
3573 3346 2755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.81% 96.32% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2887 2634 2275
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 4 March 2015.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Leeds

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) UNIX
3 15 (75.00%) PBX
3 15 (75.00%) Nagios
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.00%) SCCM
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Android
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) Line Management
7 1 (5.00%) User Experience
7 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Mitel
7 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Back Office
7 1 (5.00%) Finance
7 1 (5.00%) Advertising
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) PBX
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Time Management
2 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (5.00%) Line Management
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (75.00%) Nagios
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Mitel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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