The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Administrator
Rank 896 863 889
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Administrator 23 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.010% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 20
Average salary £25,500 £28,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.92% +0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £26,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,400 £31,300
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.08%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 17 April 2014 within the UK.

Desktop Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Administrator
Top 16 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -19 22 £25,500 -8.92% 1
South East -8 12 £18,000 -35.71% 1
Hampshire - 9 £18,000 - 1
Eastleigh - 8 £18,000 -
London -46 5 £25,500 -35.44%
Birmingham - 3 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £30,000 -
East of England - 2 £36,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £36,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £36,000 -
Surrey - 2 £30,000 -
West Sussex -2 1 £28,500 +9.61%
Horsham -19 1 £28,500 +7.54%
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -
Havant - 1 £23,500 -

Desktop Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (88.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (64.00%) Windows XP
4 14 (56.00%) MS Office
5 12 (48.00%) ITIL
5 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (36.00%) Back Office
7 8 (32.00%) Finance
7 8 (32.00%) Retail
7 8 (32.00%) Time Management
7 8 (32.00%) EPoS
7 8 (32.00%) SAP
7 8 (32.00%) Windows 2000
8 7 (28.00%) SCCM
9 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.00%) MSI
10 5 (20.00%) InstallShield
10 5 (20.00%) Legal
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
11 3 (12.00%) Apple
11 3 (12.00%) Degree
11 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (12.00%) Linux
12 2 (8.00%) MCP
12 2 (8.00%) VoIP
12 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
12 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (8.00%) Symantec

Desktop Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Office
2 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.00%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) VoIP
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MSI
1 5 (20.00%) InstallShield
1 5 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (36.00%) Back Office
2 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Retail
3 5 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (8.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) EPoS
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (64.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 2000
5 3 (12.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Time Management
3 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) Apple
4 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) Sophos
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Altiris
4 2 (8.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Cognizant
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bonus, BUPA, pension
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