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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 45 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.08% 0.42% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.43% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £24,750 £22,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.79% -14.15%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +4.08%
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
363 466 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 97.58% 97.90% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 288 413 370
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 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 24 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Reuters
5 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) MCDST
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) MCP
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCDST
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Reuters
2 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent