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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 174 183 171
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 8 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 10
Average salary £21,750 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,350 £22,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £31,800 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,075
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3771 3940 3629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.46% 94.96% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3105 3415 3199
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
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 24 July 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
(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
Bolton - 2 £21,000 -
Wigan -1 1 £22,500 -16.66%
Stockport - 1 £20,500 -
Desktop Support
North West

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
6 6 (35.29%) MS Office
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) XenApp
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) MCP
9 3 (17.65%) Avaya
9 3 (17.65%) SLA
9 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
9 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
9 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
10 2 (11.76%) MCSA
10 2 (11.76%) Time Management
10 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
10 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (11.76%) iPad
10 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Revit
2 1 (5.88%) SketchUp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) 3G
2 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (5.88%) Cantonese Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) iPad
4 1 (5.88%) SecurID
4 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.88%) iPhone
4 1 (5.88%) iSeries
4 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Document Management
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V2
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.88%) ISMS
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCP
3 2 (11.76%) MCSA
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCAA
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) XenApp
3 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.88%) Xen
5 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) DameWare
1 1 (5.88%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Avaya
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) AppSense
5 1 (5.88%) Wyse
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe
5 1 (5.88%) Lotus
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Acronis
5 1 (5.88%) Panasonic
5 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
Manchester, Lancashire
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