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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 170 175 179
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 12 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.35% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 8
Average salary £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £18,150
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £27,550 £33,250
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3382 3501 3830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.71% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2868 2857 3172
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Oldham -2 1 £31,230 +38.80%
Desktop Support
North West

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
4 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
6 15 (45.45%) Citrix
7 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
7 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (39.39%) ITIL
9 12 (36.36%) DNS
10 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (30.30%) MS Office
11 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
11 9 (27.27%) VPN
12 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
12 8 (24.24%) LAN
13 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (21.21%) Time Management
13 7 (21.21%) SCCM
13 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
13 7 (21.21%) IIS
13 7 (21.21%) Apple
14 6 (18.18%) Internet
14 6 (18.18%) Firewall
14 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
14 6 (18.18%) WAN
14 6 (18.18%) DHCP
14 6 (18.18%) SNMP

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (21.21%) IIS
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 10 (30.30%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
2 12 (36.36%) DNS
3 9 (27.27%) VPN
4 8 (24.24%) LAN
5 6 (18.18%) DHCP
5 6 (18.18%) Firewall
5 6 (18.18%) HTTPS
5 6 (18.18%) Internet
5 6 (18.18%) SNMP
5 6 (18.18%) WAN
6 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.06%) WLAN
8 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server
3 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.03%) Android
9 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Time Management
3 6 (18.18%) System Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.03%) Data Management
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.03%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.03%) Process Management
7 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) MCP
2 4 (12.12%) MCTS
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) SCOM
3 2 (6.06%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.03%) DameWare
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) Citrix
3 7 (21.21%) Apple
4 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) Adobe
6 2 (6.06%) Bloomberg
6 2 (6.06%) Fidessa
6 2 (6.06%) LANDesk
6 2 (6.06%) Quark
6 2 (6.06%) Reuters
7 1 (3.03%) AppSense
7 1 (3.03%) BMC
7 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
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Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + iPad, Laptop & Phone
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