The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 57 57 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.21% 0.59% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.61% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Median salary £22,000 £29,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.42% +9.25%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
457 490 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.65% 96.08% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 374 363 541
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Merseyside region.

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Merseyside

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Liverpool 0 1 £22,000 -25.42%
Desktop Support
North West

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 Merseyside region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft