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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Desktop Support Technician
Rank - 867 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support Technician 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) MS Office
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Apple
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) LDAP
2 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) SMTP
2 6 (60.00%) SLA
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) MCP
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (40.00%) Incident Management

Senior Desktop Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LDAP
1 6 (60.00%) SMTP
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) Apple