Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 19 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 100 74
Rank change year-on-year +19 -26 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 6 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.61% 0.62% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.65% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 8
Merseyside median annual salary £26,500 £22,250 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.10% -16.04% -1.85%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,325 £18,350
90th Percentile £29,000 £44,350 £70,000
North West median annual salary £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +14.58% - -2.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 922 1222 917
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.32% 94.36% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 704 880 692
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,375 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Merseyside

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Merseyside

Desktop Support
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +26 6 £26,500 +20.45%
Desktop Support
North West

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 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 Merseyside region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) iPad
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP