The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support 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 Support Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Administrator
Rank 854 855 867
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Administrator 19 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.004% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 8
Average salary £28,000 £22,000 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,400 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £22,800 £33,700
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £22,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.11%
Desktop Support 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
101049 94581 101587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.55% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83422 79408 87220
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,539 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Desktop Support Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Desktop Support Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Desktop Support Administrator Salary Trend in England

Desktop Support Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Desktop Support Administrator Salary Histogram in England

Desktop Support 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 Support Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 10 £23,000 +16.45%
London -6 5 £31,500 -
South West - 2 £30,000 -
East of England -12 1 £37,500 +63.04%
North East - 1 £26,000 -
Desktop Support Administrator
UK

Desktop Support Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Administrator in their job title.

1 34 (94.44%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
4 18 (50.00%) VMware
4 18 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (44.44%) MS Office
6 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
6 11 (30.56%) Windows XP
7 10 (27.78%) SAP
8 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (22.22%) Citrix
10 7 (19.44%) Cisco
10 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (19.44%) XenApp
11 6 (16.67%) Finance
11 6 (16.67%) Lotus
11 6 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (16.67%) SQL
11 6 (16.67%) IBM Notes
12 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
12 5 (13.89%) HP
12 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (13.89%) Windows Vista
12 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
12 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (11.11%) Retail
13 4 (11.11%) Back Office
13 4 (11.11%) Advertising
13 4 (11.11%) EPoS

Desktop Support Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) MS Office
2 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Advertising
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) EPoS
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (30.56%) Windows XP
4 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Vista
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.11%) Windows 2000
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.33%) MCP
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.56%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCSA
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (19.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (27.78%) SAP
4 8 (22.22%) Citrix
5 7 (19.44%) Cisco
6 6 (16.67%) Lotus
6 6 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (13.89%) HP
8 3 (8.33%) Sophos
9 1 (2.78%) Symantec
9 1 (2.78%) McAfee