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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
North West / Manchester
Rank 197 158 167
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.50% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 19
Median salary £21,500 £24,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.24% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £31,400 £31,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%

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
3665 3211 3831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.70% 97.19% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3071 2666 3235
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Wigan - 2 £21,000 -
Salford - 1 £22,000 -
Desktop Support
North West

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (50.00%) LAN
4 7 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
7 3 (21.43%) DBS Check
7 3 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (21.43%) Intel Security
7 3 (21.43%) DHCP
7 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) VoIP
8 2 (14.29%) WLAN
8 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 2 (14.29%) MCP
8 2 (14.29%) MCSE
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (14.29%) HP

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) WLAN
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Skype
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Coaching
2 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 1 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (7.14%) People Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) DBS Check
2 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Intel Security
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
Oldham
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
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Posted: 26 days ago