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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Manager
Rank 857 832 846
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Manager 40 58 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.053% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.056% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 38
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,620
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £36,310
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.93%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Desktop Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Manager
Top 14 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 19 December 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
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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 -17 40 £48,000 -4.00% 4
London +23 30 £48,000 -8.57% 2
City of London +31 6 £50,000 -6.97%
Yorkshire -20 6 £47,500 +46.15% 2
West Yorkshire - 6 £47,500 - 2
Bradford - 3 £37,500 -
Luton +5 2 £40,500 -19.00%
Bedfordshire +2 2 £40,500 -19.00%
East of England -27 2 £40,500 -19.00%
Leeds - 2 £55,000 - 2
Birmingham -8 1 £37,500 -28.57%
West Midlands -8 1 £37,500 -28.57%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

Desktop Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 36 (52.94%) ITIL
2 34 (50.00%) Windows
3 33 (48.53%) Finance
4 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
6 22 (32.35%) Citrix
7 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
8 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (20.59%) Banking
10 14 (20.59%) Service Delivery
11 13 (19.12%) People Management
11 13 (19.12%) Asset Management
11 13 (19.12%) Line Management
11 13 (19.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 12 (17.65%) VMware
13 11 (16.18%) Coaching
13 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (16.18%) XenApp
13 11 (16.18%) XenDesktop
14 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
14 10 (14.71%) Problem Management
14 10 (14.71%) Cisco
15 9 (13.24%) Service Management
15 9 (13.24%) MS Exchange
16 8 (11.76%) SLA
17 7 (10.29%) Degree
17 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
17 7 (10.29%) SCCM
17 7 (10.29%) Windows XP

Desktop Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (13.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.47%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) LAN
1 5 (7.35%) DNS
2 4 (5.88%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) VPN
3 3 (4.41%) Firewall
3 3 (4.41%) VoIP
3 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.94%) LDAP
4 2 (2.94%) SAN
4 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.47%) Extranet
5 1 (1.47%) Intranet
5 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.47%) WAN
General
1 33 (48.53%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.88%) Back Office
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Electronics
6 1 (1.47%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.82%) User Experience
4 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.41%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.94%) Statistics
7 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.47%) iPad
7 1 (1.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.29%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) ITIL
2 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (20.59%) Service Delivery
4 13 (19.12%) Asset Management
4 13 (19.12%) Line Management
4 13 (19.12%) People Management
5 11 (16.18%) Coaching
6 10 (14.71%) Problem Management
7 9 (13.24%) Service Management
8 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) Software Licensing
9 5 (7.35%) ITIL V3
9 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (5.88%) Change Control
11 3 (4.41%) Project Management
12 2 (2.94%) Change Management
12 2 (2.94%) Migration
12 2 (2.94%) Supplier Management
12 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (1.47%) MCSA
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PMP
5 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.47%) MCDST
5 1 (1.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) QA
3 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.18%) XenApp
3 11 (16.18%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.94%) vSphere
4 2 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 22 (32.35%) Citrix
3 12 (17.65%) VMware
4 10 (14.71%) Cisco
5 6 (8.82%) Novell
6 5 (7.35%) Bloomberg
7 4 (5.88%) Reuters
7 4 (5.88%) Lotus
8 3 (4.41%) Apple
9 2 (2.94%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.47%) Autodesk
10 1 (1.47%) Siemens
10 1 (1.47%) Avaya
10 1 (1.47%) Adobe
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle
10 1 (1.47%) SAP
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