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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 231 226 219
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 29 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.41% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 10
Average salary £24,750 £25,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,250 £28,650
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +4.08%
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
6827 5947 5940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.69% 95.90% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5654 4674 4982
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 +4 14 £27,750 +11.00% 3
South Yorkshire -15 7 £24,500 -24.61%
North Yorkshire +9 3 £28,000 +36.58%
East Yorkshire -2 1 £20,500 -26.78%
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
3 24 (51.06%) Active Directory
4 19 (40.43%) ITIL
5 15 (31.91%) Windows XP
6 14 (29.79%) Windows 8
7 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
8 12 (25.53%) SLA
8 12 (25.53%) VMware
9 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
9 11 (23.40%) Citrix
9 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
10 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (21.28%) SCCM
11 8 (17.02%) MS Office
11 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (17.02%) Android
12 7 (14.89%) DNS
12 7 (14.89%) Line Management
13 6 (12.77%) MCP
13 6 (12.77%) Nagios
13 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
14 5 (10.64%) UNIX
14 5 (10.64%) Linux
14 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
14 5 (10.64%) VoIP
14 5 (10.64%) Apple
14 5 (10.64%) Process Management
14 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
3 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) DNS
2 5 (10.64%) VoIP
2 5 (10.64%) Firewall
3 4 (8.51%) WAN
3 4 (8.51%) LAN
3 4 (8.51%) PBX
3 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.38%) DHCP
5 2 (4.26%) SAN
5 2 (4.26%) LDAP
5 2 (4.26%) NAS
6 1 (2.13%) Wireless
6 1 (2.13%) Internet
6 1 (2.13%) VPN
General
1 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
1 3 (6.38%) Advertising
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Military
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) User Experience
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows XP
3 14 (29.79%) Windows 8
4 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
5 8 (17.02%) Android
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
7 5 (10.64%) Linux
7 5 (10.64%) UNIX
7 5 (10.64%) Windows Vista
8 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000
10 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) Line Management
3 5 (10.64%) Process Management
3 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
3 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.38%) Project Management
5 3 (6.38%) Service Management
5 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Network Management
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) ITSM
7 1 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.77%) MCP
3 5 (10.64%) MCDST
3 5 (10.64%) MCITP
4 4 (8.51%) MCSE
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (51.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) SCCM
2 6 (12.77%) Nagios
3 3 (6.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) VMware
3 11 (23.40%) Citrix
4 5 (10.64%) Apple
4 5 (10.64%) MobileIron
5 3 (6.38%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Mitel
6 1 (2.13%) Lotus
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 per annum c£20,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago