The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Sheffield region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 56 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.75% 0.43% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.44% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Median salary £24,500 £25,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.85% -21.96%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
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
519 678 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.83% 98.26% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 419 613 590
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) MS Office
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Intranet
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Legal
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile First
6 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 2 (18.18%) Online Betting
6 2 (18.18%) iPhone
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 2 (18.18%) Games
6 2 (18.18%) Law
6 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
6 2 (18.18%) Back Office
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Apple
6 2 (18.18%) Acrobat
6 2 (18.18%) Adobe
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) Internet

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) Acrobat
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Games
2 2 (18.18%) Law
2 2 (18.18%) Online Betting
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile First
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) ISMS
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Software Distribution
3 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) Apple