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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 183 195 171
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 17 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.38% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.40% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 44
Median salary £25,000 £24,250 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -13.39%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%

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
3484 4278 4862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.95% 96.68% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3035 3595 3988
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +22 5 £25,000 +6.38%
Desktop Support
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 17 (60.71%) ITIL
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (42.86%) Finance
4 12 (42.86%) SCCM
5 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
6 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (28.57%) Office 365
7 8 (28.57%) User Experience
8 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
9 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
10 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (17.86%) Citrix
10 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
12 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (7.14%) NAS
13 2 (7.14%) Veeam
13 2 (7.14%) Network Security
13 2 (7.14%) Replication
13 2 (7.14%) Mitel

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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) NAS
1 2 (7.14%) Network Security
1 2 (7.14%) VLAN
1 2 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) MPLS
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) User Experience
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Fintech
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
3 2 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Network Design
3 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Line Management
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
5 2 (7.14%) Mitel
5 2 (7.14%) MobileIron
5 2 (7.14%) Synology
5 2 (7.14%) Veeam
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) Dell