The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Desktop Support
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 149 171
Rank change year-on-year +15 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 16 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.64% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.47% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 13
Leeds median annual salary £25,000 £30,000 £30,459
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -1.50%  
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,825 £39,000 £53,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £26,000 £24,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year +7.21% -3.00%  

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 2443 2786 3278
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.10% 97.96% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7902 10502 11809
Leeds median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
4 13 (52.00%) Citrix
5 12 (48.00%) SCCM
6 9 (36.00%) DHCP
6 9 (36.00%) DNS
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco
7 8 (32.00%) VMware
8 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (28.00%) Mac OS
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
8 7 (28.00%) VPN
8 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (28.00%) ITIL
8 7 (28.00%) Linux
8 7 (28.00%) Apple
9 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
9 6 (24.00%) Service Management
9 6 (24.00%) ITSM
9 6 (24.00%) Publishing
9 6 (24.00%) OO
9 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (24.00%) C++
9 6 (24.00%) Java

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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (36.00%) DHCP
2 9 (36.00%) DNS
3 7 (28.00%) VPN
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (24.00%) HTTP
4 6 (24.00%) SMTP
4 6 (24.00%) SNMP
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) SAN
6 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
1 6 (24.00%) NetBeans
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (24.00%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
1 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) ITSM
2 6 (24.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (24.00%) OO
2 6 (24.00%) OOD
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
2 6 (24.00%) Service Management
2 6 (24.00%) Software Distribution
2 6 (24.00%) TDD
2 6 (24.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (8.00%) Line Management
3 2 (8.00%) Process Management
4 1 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
4 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (4.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C
1 6 (24.00%) C++
1 6 (24.00%) Java
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (24.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) Docker
3 6 (24.00%) VirtualBox
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) SCCM
2 6 (24.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Citrix
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 7 (28.00%) Apple
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow