The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 64 45 66
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.79% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.32% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £26,675 £39,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.60% +73.33%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -3.92%
Desktop Support
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington 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
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
473 316 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 93.85% 93.22% 99.22%
Number of salaries quoted 396 259 439
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Warrington

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco