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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support
Rank 237 245 205
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 9 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 13
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +29.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,950 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
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
6526 7022 5093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.04% 96.31% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5361 5536 4008
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 +2 5 £27,500 +10.00%
South Yorkshire +5 4 £24,500 +27.27%
Desktop Support
England

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 9 (40.91%) DNS
5 9 (40.91%) ITIL
6 8 (36.36%) DHCP
7 7 (31.82%) MS Office
7 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
7 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (27.27%) SCCM
8 6 (27.27%) Linux
9 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 5 (22.73%) SLA
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (18.18%) Citrix
10 4 (18.18%) LAN
10 4 (18.18%) Apple
10 4 (18.18%) Firewall
11 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
11 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
11 3 (13.64%) VMware
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
11 3 (13.64%) VPN
11 3 (13.64%) MCSE
11 3 (13.64%) UNIX
11 3 (13.64%) Windows XP

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 2 (9.09%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) DHCP
3 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) PBX
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
6 2 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (4.55%) LDAP
7 1 (4.55%) Broadband
7 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.55%) Internet
7 1 (4.55%) 3G
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 2 (9.09%) Photography
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX
6 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.09%) Android
7 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.64%) Time Management
3 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.55%) Server Building
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix
2 4 (18.18%) Apple
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Lotus
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy