The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 225 232 218
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 28 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 9
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,100 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £27,600 £28,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Desktop Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6721 6269 5723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.12% 95.40% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5587 4904 4768
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Yorkshire region.

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
West Yorkshire +8 23 £22,000 -12.00% 1
South Yorkshire -1 3 £24,000 -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 47 (94.00%) Windows
2 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (34.00%) ITIL
5 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
6 15 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 15 (30.00%) Windows 8
7 13 (26.00%) SLA
7 13 (26.00%) VMware
8 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (22.00%) Nagios
8 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
8 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
9 10 (20.00%) SCCM
9 10 (20.00%) UNIX
9 10 (20.00%) Linux
9 10 (20.00%) Citrix
10 9 (18.00%) PBX
10 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (18.00%) Line Management
11 8 (16.00%) Android
11 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (16.00%) DNS
11 8 (16.00%) Process Management
12 7 (14.00%) Apple
12 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
12 7 (14.00%) MCP
12 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
12 7 (14.00%) MobileIron
12 7 (14.00%) Migration

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.00%) MS Office
3 3 (6.00%) MS Project
3 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) PBX
2 8 (16.00%) DNS
3 6 (12.00%) Firewall
4 5 (10.00%) LAN
4 5 (10.00%) WAN
5 4 (8.00%) VoIP
6 3 (6.00%) DHCP
6 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.00%) LDAP
7 2 (4.00%) SAN
7 2 (4.00%) Internet
7 2 (4.00%) NAS
8 1 (2.00%) Wireless
8 1 (2.00%) VPN
8 1 (2.00%) HTTP
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
1 4 (8.00%) Advertising
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Military
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) User Experience
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (94.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Windows XP
2 15 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (20.00%) Linux
4 10 (20.00%) UNIX
5 8 (16.00%) Android
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.00%) Windows Vista
7 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Line Management
3 8 (16.00%) Process Management
4 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Project Management
5 3 (6.00%) Service Management
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.00%) ITSM
6 2 (4.00%) Network Management
6 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.00%) Time Management
7 1 (2.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.00%) MCP
3 6 (12.00%) MCDST
3 6 (12.00%) MCITP
4 4 (8.00%) MCSE
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) XenApp
4 2 (4.00%) NFS
5 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Nagios
2 10 (20.00%) SCCM
3 3 (6.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.00%) Citrix
4 7 (14.00%) Apple
4 7 (14.00%) MobileIron
5 3 (6.00%) LANDesk
6 2 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) Lotus
7 1 (2.00%) Mitel
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