The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Administrator
Rank 434 424 404
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Administrator 4 3 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.019% 0.014% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.015% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 41
Average salary £27,750 £22,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.13% -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £22,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -43.75%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Desktop Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Administrator Salary Trend in the South East

Desktop Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Desktop Administrator Salary Histogram in the South East

Desktop Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Hampshire -18 2 £20,250 +15.71%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £33,750 -
Desktop Administrator
England

Desktop Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 12 (60.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (40.00%) ITIL
7 7 (35.00%) SAP
7 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (25.00%) MS Office
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco
9 5 (25.00%) HP
9 5 (25.00%) Citrix
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Vista
9 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (25.00%) XenApp
9 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (20.00%) MCP
10 4 (20.00%) Windows 2000
10 4 (20.00%) EPoS
10 4 (20.00%) Back Office
10 4 (20.00%) Retail
10 4 (20.00%) Time Management
11 3 (15.00%) SQL
11 3 (15.00%) IBM Notes
11 3 (15.00%) Lotus

Desktop Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 4 (20.00%) Back Office
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Time Management
3 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) MCP
3 3 (15.00%) MCTS
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) SAP
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) Lotus
5 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (15.00%) Symantec
5 3 (15.00%) Altiris