The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £17,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 175 201 188
Rank change year-on-year +26 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 11 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.25% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.26% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 35
Median salary £17,500 £24,625 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.93% -5.28%  
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 West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3525 4300 4975
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.84% 96.83% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3127 3563 3979
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,200 £57,500
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 West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in West Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in West Yorkshire

Desktop Support
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Wakefield +5 3 £17,500 -27.08% 1
Leeds +16 2 £25,250 +1.00%
Desktop Support
Yorkshire

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) ITIL
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) VMware
4 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 11 (50.00%) SCCM
5 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 8 (36.36%) Office 365
7 7 (31.82%) User Experience
7 7 (31.82%) Windows 10
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (22.73%) Citrix
9 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
10 4 (18.18%) MS Office
10 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (13.64%) Cisco
11 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (9.09%) Fault Analysis
12 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
12 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) NAS
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
1 2 (9.09%) VLAN
1 2 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) Windows 10
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.09%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCITP
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 2 (9.09%) Mitel
5 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
5 2 (9.09%) Synology
5 2 (9.09%) Veeam
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago