The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank - 57 62
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.58% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.60% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £52,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +81.03%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Desktop Support
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
359 497 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 96.51% 95.76% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 281 429 426
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,168 £26,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Liverpool

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) MCDST
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) COM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) WEP
3 1 (33.33%) WPA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCDST
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple