The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 87 76 85
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.36% 0.14% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.15% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £28,000 £18,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -34.54%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £26,250 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +0.96%
Desktop Support
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1072 670 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 97.01% 94.10% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 949 469 732
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
York +2 2 £28,000 +55.55%
Middlesbrough - 1 £26,500 -
Desktop Support
Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Top 22 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) NFS
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Military
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Dell