The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Administrator
Rank 858 825 870
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Administrator 21 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.010% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 16
Average salary £27,250 £30,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.16% +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £24,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £32,500 £28,250
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +15.04%
Desktop Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100759 92707 104130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.26% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82433 77843 89539
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Desktop Administrator
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Administrator across the England region.

Desktop Administrator Salary Trend in England

Desktop Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Desktop Administrator Salary Histogram in England

Desktop Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East 0 14 £28,500 +1.78% 1
East of England -19 3 - -
London -31 3 £25,500 +6.25%
North East - 1 £26,000 -
Desktop Administrator
UK

Desktop Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Desktop Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Administrator in their job title.

1 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
3 22 (59.46%) Windows 7
4 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
5 14 (37.84%) MS Office
6 13 (35.14%) VMware
7 12 (32.43%) SAP
7 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
7 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
8 8 (21.62%) ITIL
9 7 (18.92%) MCP
10 6 (16.22%) Windows 2000
10 6 (16.22%) IBM Notes
10 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
10 6 (16.22%) SQL
10 6 (16.22%) Citrix
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (16.22%) Lotus
10 6 (16.22%) EPoS
10 6 (16.22%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (16.22%) Back Office
10 6 (16.22%) Retail
11 5 (13.51%) XenApp
11 5 (13.51%) Windows 8
11 5 (13.51%) Advertising
11 5 (13.51%) HP
12 4 (10.81%) Cisco
12 4 (10.81%) Sophos
12 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010

Desktop Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Desktop Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) IBM Notes
1 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Office
2 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) VoIP
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Back Office
1 6 (16.22%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Advertising
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) EPoS
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) Equities
3 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Windows 7
3 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 2000
5 5 (13.51%) Windows 8
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Time Management
3 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.41%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.70%) Low Latency
4 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) MCP
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) MCTS
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) XenApp
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) VMware
3 12 (32.43%) SAP
4 6 (16.22%) Citrix
4 6 (16.22%) Lotus
4 6 (16.22%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (13.51%) HP
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco
6 4 (10.81%) Sophos
7 3 (8.11%) Symantec
8 2 (5.41%) Altiris
9 1 (2.70%) AVG
9 1 (2.70%) McAfee
9 1 (2.70%) Apple
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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