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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Administrator
Rank 885 911 893
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Administrator 5 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.018% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.019% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 7
Average salary £27,500 £25,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% -9.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £18,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,856 £32,250 £28,400
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £19,000 £27,250
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -30.27%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 10 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 24 April 2015. 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
England -5 3 £27,500 +10.00% 2
London +26 1 £27,500 +7.84%
Scotland +19 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Surrey +12 1 £25,000 -16.66%
South East +4 1 £25,000 +38.88%
Merseyside - 1 £27,500 -
North West - 1 £27,500 -
Woking - 1 £25,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £27,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £27,500 -

Desktop Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (27.27%) nginx
4 3 (27.27%) Mac OS X
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) Apache
4 3 (27.27%) Games
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) MCP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification

Desktop Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Mac OS X
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
5 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Altiris
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago