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

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
North West / Merseyside
Rank 59 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.85% 0.39% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.40% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 8
Median salary £28,250 £28,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.89% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £28,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £28,000 £25,600
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 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
560 505 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.40% 97.49% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 461 408 415
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram 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 20 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
Liverpool +7 4 £29,000 +3.57%
Desktop Support
North West

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 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 Merseyside region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) MCP
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) VMware