The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 188 176 172
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 8 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.38% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 17
Median salary £21,000 £20,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £22,900
UK excluding London median salary £26,250 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +6.00%
Desktop Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3548 3710 3972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.42% 96.92% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3001 3117 3251
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Manchester

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Manchester

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) MS Office
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 4 (22.22%) Skype
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
7 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
8 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 2 (11.11%) SCCM
8 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (11.11%) Coaching
8 2 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
8 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.11%) Legal
8 2 (11.11%) VoIP
8 2 (11.11%) WLAN
8 2 (11.11%) WAN
8 2 (11.11%) Citrix

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) Skype
1 4 (22.22%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) WLAN
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) Extranet
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
1 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
3 2 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) AppSense
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) Sage
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow