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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Administrator
Rank 943 935 946
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Administrator 5 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.007% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 6
Average salary £36,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -8.33%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

Desktop Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Administrator
Top 5 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 9 February 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
(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 +26 5 £36,000 +28.57%
South East +12 3 £36,000 +37.14%
Slough - 3 £36,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £36,000 -
London +7 2 £45,500 +62.50%

Desktop Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) MS Office
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Adobe
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) Office 365
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (33.33%) Skype
6 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X Server
6 3 (33.33%) Android
6 3 (33.33%) iPhone
6 3 (33.33%) Advertising
6 3 (33.33%) Handset
6 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (33.33%) VoIP
6 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
6 3 (33.33%) Apple
7 2 (22.22%) NetApp
7 2 (22.22%) Fidessa

Desktop Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Skype
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) Intranet
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 3 (33.33%) Handset
1 3 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) CAD
2 1 (11.11%) Proprietary Trading
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Adobe
3 3 (33.33%) Apple
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Fidessa
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco