The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the West 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 202 173 181
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 14 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.27% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 4
Average salary £25,500 £18,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £17,850 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,800 £29,100
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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 West 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4940 3514 3661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.79% 94.90% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3854 2806 3067
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Leeds -19 10 £25,500 +54.54% 2
Bradford -12 2 £25,500 +12.08%
Ilkley - 1 £22,000 - 1
Wakefield - 1 £22,500 - 1
Desktop Support
Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
3 18 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
6 12 (36.36%) MS Office
7 9 (27.27%) Windows 8
8 8 (24.24%) ITIL
9 7 (21.21%) VPN
9 7 (21.21%) Linux
9 7 (21.21%) IMAP4
9 7 (21.21%) Fedora
9 7 (21.21%) SCCM
9 7 (21.21%) Office 365
10 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
10 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
10 6 (18.18%) Internet
10 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
10 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (15.15%) Citrix
11 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
12 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 3 (9.09%) Coaching
12 3 (9.09%) User Experience
12 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
12 3 (9.09%) MS Project
12 3 (9.09%) SLA
12 3 (9.09%) Project Management
12 3 (9.09%) VMware
13 2 (6.06%) Incident Management

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 12 (36.36%) MS Office
3 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) IMAP4
1 7 (21.21%) VPN
2 6 (18.18%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) POP3
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) VoIP
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 9 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 7 (21.21%) Fedora
4 7 (21.21%) Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.06%) Android
6 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.09%) Coaching
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) MCP
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) MCDST
1 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Mitel
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago