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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 86 71 83
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.74% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.52% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £24,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.61% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +4.08%
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
914 766 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.72% 97.70% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 782 601 797
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Sheffield -20 5 £23,750 -26.92%
Barnsley - 2 £25,000 -
Desktop Support
Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) MCP
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) MCDST
5 3 (33.33%) MCITP
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
6 2 (22.22%) XenApp
7 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
7 1 (11.11%) MCSA
7 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 1 (11.11%) DHCP

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
1 1 (11.11%) Change Management
1 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCP
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCDST
2 3 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (11.11%) LANDesk