The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 62 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.63% 0.16% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.17% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £51,250 £29,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.72% +9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £29,000 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £29,000 £30,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,150
% change year-on-year
- +3.51%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
606 597 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.28% 97.07% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 507 518 597
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 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
Liverpool +5 3 £52,500 +81.03% 2
Wirral - 1 £27,000 -
Desktop Support
North West

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) ITIL
3 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (45.45%) Citrix
4 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (45.45%) MCDST
5 8 (36.36%) MCP
6 7 (31.82%) IIS
6 7 (31.82%) Web Services
6 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) LANDesk
6 7 (31.82%) Legal
6 7 (31.82%) XenApp
6 7 (31.82%) XenServer
6 7 (31.82%) XenDesktop
7 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 6 (27.27%) Blackberry
7 6 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (22.73%) SCCM
9 4 (18.18%) Process Management
9 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
9 4 (18.18%) MS Office
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (18.18%) Firmware
9 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (31.82%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Legal
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 4 (18.18%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (13.64%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 4 (18.18%) Process Management
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.64%) Document Management
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (45.45%) MCDST
2 8 (36.36%) MCP
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) MCSA
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) XenApp
2 7 (31.82%) XenServer
2 7 (31.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Citrix
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) LANDesk
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Reuters
3 3 (13.64%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 26 days ago