The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 180 198
Rank change year-on-year +20 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 23 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.65% 0.49% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.50% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 15
Median salary £24,000 £24,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.03% -19.16%  
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 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 3465 3797 4540
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.55% 98.11% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2898 3223 3634
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 26 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
Leeds +11 15 £24,000 -20.00% 3
Bradford +5 6 £27,250 - 2
Wakefield +9 2 £17,500 -27.83%
Desktop Support
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 36 (97.30%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
3 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
4 19 (51.35%) SCCM
5 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Office
6 16 (43.24%) Citrix
6 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
7 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
8 12 (32.43%) VMware
8 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
9 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (21.62%) ITIL
10 8 (21.62%) DHCP
10 8 (21.62%) DNS
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (18.92%) Mac OS
11 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
11 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
11 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
11 7 (18.92%) Cisco
11 7 (18.92%) VPN
11 7 (18.92%) Linux
11 7 (18.92%) Apple
12 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
12 6 (16.22%) Service Management
12 6 (16.22%) ITSM
12 6 (16.22%) Publishing
12 6 (16.22%) Scrum
12 6 (16.22%) OO
12 6 (16.22%) OOD

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Confluence
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (13.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
2 8 (21.62%) DHCP
2 8 (21.62%) DNS
3 7 (18.92%) VPN
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (16.22%) HTTP
4 6 (16.22%) SMTP
4 6 (16.22%) SNMP
5 2 (5.41%) Firewall
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) Wireless
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JIRA
1 6 (16.22%) NetBeans
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.22%) Publishing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) RESTful
2 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
2 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.22%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Mac OS
3 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Application Packaging
3 6 (16.22%) ITSM
3 6 (16.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (16.22%) OO
3 6 (16.22%) OOD
3 6 (16.22%) Scrum
3 6 (16.22%) Service Management
3 6 (16.22%) Software Distribution
3 6 (16.22%) TDD
3 6 (16.22%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (5.41%) Line Management
4 2 (5.41%) Process Management
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) C
1 6 (16.22%) C++
1 6 (16.22%) Java
1 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
1 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
1 6 (16.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) Docker
3 6 (16.22%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (51.35%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) Citrix
3 12 (32.43%) VMware
4 7 (18.92%) Apple
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
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