The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 233 199 205
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 16 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.46% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 13
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £41,153
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6813 5023 5347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.47% 94.38% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5406 3929 4381
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support
England

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
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 30 July 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
West Yorkshire -46 15 £22,750 +22.97% 2
South Yorkshire -17 1 £19,250 -17.20%
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 38 (88.37%) Windows
1 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
2 29 (67.44%) MS Excel
3 24 (55.81%) MS Office
4 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
5 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
6 14 (32.56%) Windows 8
6 14 (32.56%) Windows XP
7 12 (27.91%) SLA
8 10 (23.26%) Linux
8 10 (23.26%) IMAP4
8 10 (23.26%) VPN
8 10 (23.26%) Fedora
8 10 (23.26%) SCCM
9 9 (20.93%) Office 365
10 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
10 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (18.60%) Finance
10 8 (18.60%) Java
10 8 (18.60%) Adobe
10 8 (18.60%) Internet
11 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
12 5 (11.63%) Citrix
12 5 (11.63%) ITIL
13 3 (6.98%) MCP
13 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (4.65%) POP3
14 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
14 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (67.44%) MS Excel
2 24 (55.81%) MS Office
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) IMAP4
1 10 (23.26%) VPN
2 8 (18.60%) Internet
3 2 (4.65%) POP3
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) LAN
3 2 (4.65%) VoIP
3 2 (4.65%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) DHCP
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
3 14 (32.56%) Windows 8
3 14 (32.56%) Windows XP
4 10 (23.26%) Linux
4 10 (23.26%) Fedora
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
1 8 (18.60%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) MCP
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) MCDST
2 1 (2.33%) MCITP
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Adobe
3 5 (11.63%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) Lotus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago