The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £25,250 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
Rank 156 171 171
Rank change year-on-year +15 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.078% 0.15% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.16% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 17
Median salary £25,250 £25,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2499 3190 3621
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.35% 96.70% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2203 2616 2918
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) SCCM
5 8 (50.00%) Office 365
6 7 (43.75%) User Experience
6 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
6 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco
9 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
10 2 (12.50%) MobileIron
10 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (12.50%) Synology
10 2 (12.50%) NAS
10 2 (12.50%) Veeam
10 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (12.50%) Replication
10 2 (12.50%) Network Security
10 2 (12.50%) VLAN
10 2 (12.50%) WSUS
10 2 (12.50%) Mitel
10 2 (12.50%) Network Design
10 2 (12.50%) Intel Security

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
1 2 (12.50%) VLAN
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Fintech
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 2 (12.50%) Mitel
4 2 (12.50%) MobileIron
4 2 (12.50%) Synology
4 2 (12.50%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) Dell