The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Manager
Rank 884 876 845
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Manager 19 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.045% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.047% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 39
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £44,850 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £62,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Desktop Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Manager within the UK.

Desktop Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Desktop Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Manager over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 within the UK.

Desktop Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Manager
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
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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 +2 19 £40,000 -20.00% 3
London -27 12 £43,218 -21.42% 2
North West +11 3 £57,500 -
South East -21 2 £51,250 +13.88%
West Yorkshire - 2 £38,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £38,750 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Cheshire +1 1 £57,500 -
City of London +1 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Milton Keynes 0 1 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £70,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £70,000 -
Bradford - 1 £37,500 -
Leeds - 1 £40,000 -

Desktop Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Desktop Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 30 (55.56%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) ITIL
3 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.33%) Finance
5 17 (31.48%) Citrix
6 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 15 (27.78%) Banking
6 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 15 (27.78%) People Management
7 14 (25.93%) MS Excel
7 14 (25.93%) VMware
7 14 (25.93%) Problem Management
8 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (20.37%) Service Management
10 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
10 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (18.52%) Cisco
11 10 (18.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 9 (16.67%) Windows XP
13 8 (14.81%) DNS
13 8 (14.81%) XenApp
13 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
13 8 (14.81%) Line Management
13 8 (14.81%) Coaching
14 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
14 7 (12.96%) Bloomberg
14 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
14 7 (12.96%) Retail
14 7 (12.96%) Asset Management

Desktop Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Desktop Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) DNS
2 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.11%) VPN
3 6 (11.11%) LAN
3 6 (11.11%) VoIP
4 3 (5.56%) Internet
5 2 (3.70%) SAN
5 2 (3.70%) LDAP
5 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.85%) Intranet
6 1 (1.85%) Extranet
6 1 (1.85%) Network Security
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Back Office
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 4 (7.41%) Hedge funds
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 9 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.56%) Android
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.70%) Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) ITIL
2 15 (27.78%) People Management
3 14 (25.93%) Problem Management
4 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (20.37%) Service Management
4 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
5 8 (14.81%) Coaching
5 8 (14.81%) Line Management
6 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.96%) Asset Management
7 5 (9.26%) Software Licensing
8 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
8 4 (7.41%) Information Security
9 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.70%) Time Management
10 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) MCP
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (14.81%) XenApp
4 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.70%) vSphere
5 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) Citrix
3 14 (25.93%) VMware
4 10 (18.52%) Cisco
5 7 (12.96%) Bloomberg
6 6 (11.11%) Reuters
7 4 (7.41%) Novell
7 4 (7.41%) Apple
8 1 (1.85%) AppSense
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