The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 178 206 186
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 17 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.11% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.11% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 19
Median salary £32,000 £27,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,783 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £47,500 £25,600
UK excluding London median salary £26,250 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +6.00%
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
3838 4618 4826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 98.23% 97.59% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3263 3723 3783
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

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 28 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +43 15 £32,000 +16.36%
Bradford - 1 £25,000 -
Castleford - 1 £23,000 -
Desktop Support
Yorkshire

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (32.26%) VMware
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (29.03%) MS Office
5 9 (29.03%) Office 365
6 8 (25.81%) Skype for Business
6 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
6 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
6 8 (25.81%) ITIL
6 8 (25.81%) LAN
6 8 (25.81%) WAN
6 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (22.58%) Citrix
7 7 (22.58%) Apple
7 7 (22.58%) SCCM
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) Skype
8 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (19.35%) Android
8 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
8 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
8 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
8 6 (19.35%) DNS
9 5 (16.13%) DHCP
9 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
9 5 (16.13%) Mac OS X
9 5 (16.13%) Blackberry

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) Skype for Business
2 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) LAN
1 8 (25.81%) WAN
2 7 (22.58%) Skype
3 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 5 (16.13%) DHCP
5 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.23%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (19.35%) Android
5 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
6 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
6 5 (16.13%) Mac OS X
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Vista
7 4 (12.90%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Coaching
2 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (9.68%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.45%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.23%) Open Source
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) MCP
1 3 (9.68%) MCSE
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Apple
3 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Rackspace
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.23%) SAP