The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 13 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 3.23% 9.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 9.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £31,230 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Desktop Support
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oldham 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
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
31 54 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 100.00% 100.00% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 43
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Oldham

Desktop Support
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) IT Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) IT Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft