The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 180 167
Rank change year-on-year -20 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 7 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.17% 0.28% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.29% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 15
Median salary £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.08% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £18,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £39,100 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £26,500 £26,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Manchester

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Manchester

Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support in Manchester

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury - 2 £24,500 - 1
Desktop Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) ITSM
5 4 (28.57%) SLA
5 4 (28.57%) Office 365
6 3 (21.43%) Service Management
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) Apple
6 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
7 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 10

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) WinForms
1 1 (7.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) ITSM
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCAA
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Acronis
5 1 (7.14%) AppSense
5 1 (7.14%) Clearswift
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) MobileIron
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.14%) Snow
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