The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 181 178 166
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 10 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 12
Average salary £26,000 £23,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3888 3984 3629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.01% 95.54% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3438 3273
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Desktop Support
North West

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
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 23 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
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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
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Bolton - 1 £25,000 -
Desktop Support
North West

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Citrix
3 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 9 (50.00%) MS Office
5 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (50.00%) Blackberry
6 7 (38.89%) iPad
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (33.33%) ITIL
7 6 (33.33%) VPN
7 6 (33.33%) Avaya
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
9 4 (22.22%) XenApp
10 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) Change Control
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (16.67%) VMware
10 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
10 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (11.11%) Lotus
11 2 (11.11%) HP
11 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) 3G
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (5.56%) Cantonese Language
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 7 (38.89%) iPad
3 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (5.56%) iSeries
4 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.56%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) CCAA
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
1 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Citrix
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Avaya
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Lotus
5 2 (11.11%) McAfee
5 2 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Wyse
6 1 (5.56%) AppSense
6 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.56%) Acronis
6 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
Manchester, Lancashire
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