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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Administrator
Rank 912 977 947
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Administrator 2 3 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.003% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 20
Median salary £32,500 £23,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.78% -28.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,650 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £23,850 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £24,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -26.15%

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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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
Top 5 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 31 August 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 +35 2 £32,500 +39.78%
South East +25 1 £35,000 -
London +18 1 £30,000 +33.33%
West Sussex +2 1 £35,000 -
East Grinstead - 1 £35,000 -

Desktop Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft