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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 207 201 171
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.043% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.25% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 12
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £18,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +36.98%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.04%
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
4457 4749 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.60% 96.45% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3568 3706 2689
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
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 3 September 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 +8 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Bingley - 1 - -
Desktop Support
Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) Apple
6 3 (30.00%) SCCM
6 3 (30.00%) Time Management
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) Back Office
7 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) Photography
7 2 (20.00%) Android
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) Lync
7 2 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Nagios
7 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (20.00%) PBX

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) PBX
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Photography
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) Server Building
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus