The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Administrator
Rank 945 973 957
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Administrator 3 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.011% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.011% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 35
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +40.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Desktop Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Desktop Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Desktop Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Desktop Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Administrator over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 within the UK.

Desktop Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Administrator
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
England +28 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
London +13 2 £30,000 -27.27%
Canary Wharf - 2 £30,000 -
North East - 1 £50,000 -

Desktop Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
2 8 (61.54%) MS Office
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) Office 365
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Android
7 3 (23.08%) iPhone
7 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X Server
7 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
7 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
7 3 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) Adobe
7 3 (23.08%) Dell
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Advertising

Desktop Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (7.69%) IIS
5 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) VoIP
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) Intranet
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.69%) LDAP
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (7.69%) Skype
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (23.08%) Advertising
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
1 3 (23.08%) Handset
1 3 (23.08%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Android
5 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
5 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) Debian
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) CAD
2 1 (7.69%) ISMS
2 1 (7.69%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Proprietary Trading
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Web Design
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) MCITP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe
2 3 (23.08%) Apple
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
2 3 (23.08%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Fidessa
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Polycom
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard