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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 241 239 189
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 12 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.18% 0.23% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 20
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
6643 6833 5066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.05% 96.16% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5453 5419 3980
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -5 6 £25,000 +7.52% 1
North Yorkshire - 5 £22,500 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £21,750 -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 34 (94.44%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 15 (41.67%) Linux
5 13 (36.11%) ITIL
5 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
6 12 (33.33%) UNIX
6 12 (33.33%) PBX
6 12 (33.33%) Nagios
7 11 (30.56%) SLA
8 9 (25.00%) DNS
8 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 9 (25.00%) Apple
8 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
10 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
10 7 (19.44%) Line Management
10 7 (19.44%) Process Management
10 7 (19.44%) DHCP
11 6 (16.67%) MS Office
11 6 (16.67%) Migration
11 6 (16.67%) MobileIron
11 6 (16.67%) SCCM
12 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
13 4 (11.11%) Citrix
13 4 (11.11%) Firewall
13 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (8.33%) VMware

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Lync
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) PBX
2 9 (25.00%) DNS
3 7 (19.44%) DHCP
4 4 (11.11%) Firewall
5 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.33%) LAN
6 2 (5.56%) VoIP
6 2 (5.56%) Internet
6 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.78%) WAN
7 1 (2.78%) LDAP
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) HTTP
General
1 2 (5.56%) Back Office
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Photography
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Linux
3 12 (33.33%) UNIX
4 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.56%) Android
10 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (19.44%) Process Management
3 7 (19.44%) Line Management
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) ERP
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) Service Management
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.78%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Nagios
2 6 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Apple
3 6 (16.67%) MobileIron
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) Lotus
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago