The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Desktop Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Desktop Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Support Technician
Rank 951 978 985
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support Technician 5 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.001% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.001% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 9
Average salary £26,000 £26,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.88% -19.69%
UK excluding London average salary - £26,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
- +20.45%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Desktop Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Desktop Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Support Technician
Salary Trend

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

Senior Desktop Support Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Support Technician
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Support Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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 +9 5 £26,000 -1.88% 1
Uxbridge - 3 £26,000 -
London - 3 £26,000 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1

Senior Desktop Support Technician
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Support Technician 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 Senior Desktop Support Technician in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre

Senior Desktop Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Support Technician 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 Senior Desktop Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago