The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 156 175 173
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 20 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.62% 0.52% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.54% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 8
Average salary £23,500 £23,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.07% -28.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £31,250 £33,250
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +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
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -3 1 - -
Desktop Support
North West

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
2 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
2 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 16 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
5 13 (36.11%) DNS
6 12 (33.33%) Citrix
7 11 (30.56%) ITIL
8 9 (25.00%) IIS
8 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (22.22%) Internet
9 8 (22.22%) Firewall
9 8 (22.22%) Finance
9 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (22.22%) Windows 8
10 7 (19.44%) SCCM
10 7 (19.44%) Time Management
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
10 7 (19.44%) MS Office
11 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 6 (16.67%) Apple
11 6 (16.67%) HTTPS
11 6 (16.67%) SNMP
11 6 (16.67%) System Testing
12 5 (13.89%) Office 365
12 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (25.00%) IIS
2 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (19.44%) MS Office
3 2 (5.56%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 13 (36.11%) DNS
3 8 (22.22%) Firewall
3 8 (22.22%) Internet
4 6 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 6 (16.67%) SNMP
5 5 (13.89%) DHCP
6 4 (11.11%) LAN
6 4 (11.11%) Skype
6 4 (11.11%) VPN
6 4 (11.11%) WAN
6 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
2 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Time Management
3 6 (16.67%) System Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.78%) Process Management
6 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) MCP
1 4 (11.11%) MCTS
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.78%) DameWare
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) Citrix
3 6 (16.67%) Apple
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Dell
6 3 (8.33%) Bloomberg
6 3 (8.33%) Fidessa
6 3 (8.33%) Reuters
7 2 (5.56%) Adobe
7 2 (5.56%) LANDesk
7 2 (5.56%) Quark
8 1 (2.78%) BMC
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