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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 194 186 180
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 14 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 5
Average salary £27,750 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,400 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £29,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £24,750
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +3.03%
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
4612 4105 3889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.14% 95.60% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3778 3245 3277
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 £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 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
Bradford -2 6 £30,000 +76.47%
Leeds -7 6 £20,000 -21.56% 4
Wakefield - 1 £22,000 -
Desktop Support
Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (53.57%) ITIL
4 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
5 10 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 10 (35.71%) Windows 8
6 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
7 8 (28.57%) SLA
8 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (25.00%) SCCM
8 7 (25.00%) Line Management
9 6 (21.43%) Android
9 6 (21.43%) Citrix
10 5 (17.86%) Apple
10 5 (17.86%) Process Management
10 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
10 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
10 5 (17.86%) UNIX
10 5 (17.86%) Linux
10 5 (17.86%) Migration
10 5 (17.86%) VMware
10 5 (17.86%) MobileIron
10 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
11 4 (14.29%) PBX
11 4 (14.29%) Nagios
12 3 (10.71%) Project Management
12 3 (10.71%) MS Project
12 3 (10.71%) MS Office
12 3 (10.71%) WSUS
12 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.71%) MS Project
3 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) PBX
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows XP
2 10 (35.71%) Windows 8
3 6 (21.43%) Android
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.86%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Line Management
3 5 (17.86%) Process Management
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) MCSE
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) Nagios
3 3 (10.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) Apple
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.57%) Mitel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 per annum c£20,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago