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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 206 190 173
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 9 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.18% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 5
Average salary £25,500 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.53% +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £22,400 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,400
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.00%
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
4913 4025 3759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.09% 95.76% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3939 3217 3159
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -9 4 £22,000 -34.81% 1
Bradford - 4 £27,750 -
Ilkley - 1 £22,000 -
Desktop Support
Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) ITIL
4 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 7 (31.82%) Windows 8
5 7 (31.82%) SCCM
5 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
5 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
5 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 6 (27.27%) Citrix
6 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 6 (27.27%) MS Office
7 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
7 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
8 4 (18.18%) SLA
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
9 3 (13.64%) Project Management
9 3 (13.64%) MS Project
9 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
9 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (13.64%) Android
9 3 (13.64%) WSUS
9 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
9 3 (13.64%) User Experience
10 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
10 2 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (9.09%) Line Management
10 2 (9.09%) Migration
10 2 (9.09%) Problem Management

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
3 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
4 3 (13.64%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) PBX
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
3 7 (31.82%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (13.64%) Android
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Process Management
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Line Management
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.55%) Mitel
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum 3 month Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 per annum c£20,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
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