The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Desktop Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Administrator
Rank 921 963 977
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Administrator 3 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.012% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.012% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 25
Median salary £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £35,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +22.80%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Desktop Administrator in the job title.

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 26 June 2016 within the UK.

Desktop Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Administrator
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 3 £30,000 +9.09%
London +30 2 £30,000 +9.09%
North East - 1 £50,000 -

Desktop Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Desktop Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Desktop Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) iPhone
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Advertising
5 2 (25.00%) Handset
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Client/Server

Desktop Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (25.00%) Handset
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Debian
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat