The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support 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 Support Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Administrator
Rank 895 885 889
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Administrator 2 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.017% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.018% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 2
Average salary £23,500 £30,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £27,800 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £35,000 £23,850
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £32,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +44.44%

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Desktop Support Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Desktop Support Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Desktop Support Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Desktop Support 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 Support Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 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 +5 2 £23,500 -21.66%
London +21 1 £27,000 -10.00%
Tamworth - 1 £20,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £20,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £20,000 -

Desktop Support Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Administrator in their job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) WebEx
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) Altiris
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing

Desktop Support Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) WebEx
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) Altiris
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft