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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 191 195 183
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 18 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.37% 0.41% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.43% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 6
Average salary £21,750 £25,000 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.00% +47.05%
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 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
4797 4908 3800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.56% 96.01% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3802 3996 3042
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £23,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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 +4 12 £20,000 -20.00%
Bradford -12 6 £30,000 +11.11%
Desktop Support
Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 18 (47.37%) Linux
4 18 (47.37%) UNIX
5 17 (44.74%) PBX
5 17 (44.74%) Nagios
6 16 (42.11%) ITIL
7 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
7 14 (36.84%) SLA
8 13 (34.21%) Windows 8
8 13 (34.21%) Line Management
9 12 (31.58%) Process Management
9 12 (31.58%) Service Delivery
9 12 (31.58%) Windows XP
10 11 (28.95%) Apple
10 11 (28.95%) Migration
10 11 (28.95%) MobileIron
11 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
12 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (10.53%) SCCM
12 4 (10.53%) DNS
12 4 (10.53%) Citrix
13 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (7.89%) MS Office
13 3 (7.89%) VMware
13 3 (7.89%) Android
13 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.63%) Lync
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) PBX
2 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) LDAP
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
General
1 2 (5.26%) Back Office
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) UNIX
3 13 (34.21%) Windows 8
4 12 (31.58%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) Android
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) ITIL
2 13 (34.21%) Line Management
3 12 (31.58%) Process Management
3 12 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 11 (28.95%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCDST
3 1 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (44.74%) Nagios
2 4 (10.53%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) Apple
2 11 (28.95%) MobileIron
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Dell