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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 184 169 196
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 11 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.48% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.50% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 7
Median salary £25,500 £22,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.90% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £38,750 £24,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
3631 3368 4103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.27% 95.55% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3185 2775 3513
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Manchester

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 4 £25,500 -
Salford - 2 £22,000 -
Desktop Support
North West

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
5 7 (46.67%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 4 (26.67%) Coaching
8 4 (26.67%) VMware
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco
9 3 (20.00%) HP
9 3 (20.00%) MS Office
9 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (20.00%) VPN
9 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (20.00%) Office 365
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (13.33%) Veeam
10 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012

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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
1 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) VLAN
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) WLAN
5 1 (6.67%) Extranet
5 1 (6.67%) Skype
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
4 1 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) DBS Check
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (13.33%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Dell