Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Support
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 194 233
Rank change year-on-year +2 +39 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 26 42 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.52% 0.77% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.79% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 31
Leeds median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,225 £23,084
90th Percentile £53,250 £35,250 £56,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.26% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4826 5350 6756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.02% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4080 4612 5436
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,450 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Desktop Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Leeds

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Leeds.

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Leeds

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in Leeds

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) DNS
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (42.31%) DHCP
5 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
5 11 (42.31%) SCCM
5 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
6 10 (38.46%) Citrix
7 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
7 9 (34.62%) VMware
8 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
8 8 (30.77%) Office 365
8 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
9 6 (23.08%) LAN
9 6 (23.08%) WAN
9 6 (23.08%) SMTP
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
9 6 (23.08%) VPN
9 6 (23.08%) SNMP
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco
9 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
9 6 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (15.38%) Apple
10 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
10 4 (15.38%) Service Management
10 4 (15.38%) ITSM

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) IBM Domino
2 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) DNS
2 11 (42.31%) DHCP
2 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) LAN
3 6 (23.08%) SMTP
3 6 (23.08%) SNMP
3 6 (23.08%) VPN
3 6 (23.08%) WAN
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (15.38%) VoIP
5 3 (11.54%) Firewall
6 2 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 4 (15.38%) Publishing
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
1 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 4 (15.38%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
4 2 (7.69%) iPhone
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
1 6 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (15.38%) ITSM
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (15.38%) Service Management
2 4 (15.38%) Software Distribution
3 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Statistics
4 2 (7.69%) Ticket Management
5 1 (3.85%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.85%) Line Management
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) People Management
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCP
2 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) MCDST
3 2 (7.69%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) WSUS
3 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Citrix
3 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco
5 4 (15.38%) Apple
6 2 (7.69%) Altiris
6 2 (7.69%) Avaya
6 2 (7.69%) Lotus
6 2 (7.69%) Symantec
6 2 (7.69%) Veritas
7 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow