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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 53 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.85% 1.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Average salary £24,000 £19,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
459 540 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.45% 97.12% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 415 462 329
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,500 £51,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 18 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
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