The table below looks at the statistics for the Deskside Support role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Deskside Support in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deskside Support
Rank 256 - 248
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Deskside Support 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.067% - 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% - 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £26,000 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.00%
Deskside Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7046 6391 6833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 94.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 5500 5902
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Deskside Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Deskside Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Deskside Support
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Deskside Support Salary Trend in the North West

Deskside Support
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Deskside Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Manchester - 5 £26,000 -
Deskside Support
England

Deskside Support
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Deskside 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 Deskside Support in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) ISMS
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V2
3 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Deskside 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 Deskside Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) ISMS
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL V2
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft