The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Administrator
Rank 902 878 912
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Administrator 15 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.005% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 10
Average salary £18,000 £28,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £18,000 £28,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -9.67%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 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 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Administrator over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Desktop Support Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Support Administrator
Top 8 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 18 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 -37 14 £18,000 -35.71% 1
South East -8 9 £18,000 -35.71% 1
Hampshire - 9 £18,000 - 1
Eastleigh - 8 £18,000 -
London -47 5 £25,500 -49.00%
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -
Havant - 1 £23,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

Desktop Support Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 7
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) MS Office
4 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (60.00%) Back Office
5 8 (53.33%) Retail
5 8 (53.33%) SAP
5 8 (53.33%) ITIL
5 8 (53.33%) Windows 2000
5 8 (53.33%) EPoS
5 8 (53.33%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Advertising
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Sophos
7 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.67%) XenApp
8 1 (6.67%) Android
8 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
8 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.67%) Citrix

Desktop Support Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 9 (60.00%) Back Office
2 8 (53.33%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) EPoS
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
1 8 (53.33%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Sophos
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Google
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bonus, BUPA, pension
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