The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank - 65 52
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.38% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.40% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £29,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
Desktop Support
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
434 503 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 98.19% 95.09% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 381 434 284
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,150 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Desktop Support
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix