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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 86 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.19% 0.42% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.44% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £25,000 £21,250 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.97%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 South 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1005 914 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.91% 94.91% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 851 777 581
Average salary £37,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) MCDST
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCDST
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft