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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 249 205 224
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 18 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 7
Average salary £25,000 £18,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £30,800
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
7147 5058 5683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.57% 94.65% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5675 4009 4687
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 -37 14 £25,500 +41.66% 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £19,875 - 1
North Yorkshire -20 1 £26,500 +47.22%
East Yorkshire - 1 £20,500 -
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
3 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
4 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
4 13 (36.11%) MS Office
5 9 (25.00%) ITIL
5 9 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 7 (19.44%) SCCM
6 7 (19.44%) Citrix
6 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
7 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 6 (16.67%) Office 365
8 5 (13.89%) Fedora
8 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
8 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (13.89%) VPN
8 5 (13.89%) Internet
8 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
8 5 (13.89%) Linux
8 5 (13.89%) IMAP4
9 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.33%) Coaching
9 3 (8.33%) User Experience
9 3 (8.33%) Android
9 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
9 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management
9 3 (8.33%) SLA

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (36.11%) MS Office
3 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
4 3 (8.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) VPN
1 5 (13.89%) Internet
1 5 (13.89%) IMAP4
2 2 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (2.78%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.89%) Fedora
5 5 (13.89%) Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Android
6 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.33%) Coaching
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
2 2 (5.56%) MCDST
2 2 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.78%) Mitel
5 1 (2.78%) Lotus
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rotherham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago