The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.57% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £24,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Desktop Support
South 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 Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
682 702 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.57% 95.90% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 615 584 448
Average salary £38,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Sheffield

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) 3G
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) LAN

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) IBM