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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 60 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.36% - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,150
% change year-on-year
- +3.51%
Job Titles Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
538 413 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 96.42% 95.38% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 370 342 373
Average salary £32,500 £38,625 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.85% +0.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
Tyne and Wear

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Desktop Support
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) MCDST
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (33.33%) Apple
5 2 (33.33%) ZENworks
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) MCP
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Problem Management

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) ZENworks
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
Newcastle upon Tyne
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago