The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Administrator
Rank 610 621 599
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Administrator 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.008% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £28,000 £25,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.80% -49.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
Desktop Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38180 39749 40739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.77% 93.82% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32210 32598 34627
Average salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Desktop Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Desktop Administrator
Salary Trend in London

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

Desktop Administrator Salary Trend in London

Desktop Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) MS Office
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) MCSE
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) IIS
7 3 (25.00%) Apache
7 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
7 3 (25.00%) Apple
7 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (25.00%) nginx
7 3 (25.00%) Games
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (16.67%) AVG
8 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
8 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (16.67%) Equities
8 2 (16.67%) VMware

Desktop Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Games
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (16.67%) Equities
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (16.67%) iPhone
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) AVG
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee