The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Desktop Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 887 848 883
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 17 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.025% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.026% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 7
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,474 £26,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £34,200
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Senior Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Salary Trend

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

Senior Desktop Support Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Support over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Top 18 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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 -46 17 £34,000 +13.33% 1
London -33 12 £44,500 -11.00% 1
Docklands, London - 2 £34,000 -
Surrey +2 1 £36,500 +25.86%
East Midlands -7 1 £33,000 +20.00%
South East -9 1 £36,500 +25.86%
City of London -13 1 £33,000 +1.53%
East of England - 1 £22,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £32,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £27,186 -
North West - 1 £34,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £27,186 -
Chelmsford - 1 £22,000 -
Leicester - 1 £33,000 -
Manchester - 1 £34,000 -
Warwick - 1 £27,186 -
Essex - 1 £22,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £33,000 -

Senior Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Support 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 in their job title.

1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
3 20 (48.78%) Citrix
4 18 (43.90%) Finance
5 17 (41.46%) MS Office
6 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
7 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
8 11 (26.83%) ITIL
8 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
9 10 (24.39%) SLA
10 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
11 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
11 8 (19.51%) VB
11 8 (19.51%) Apple
11 8 (19.51%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (19.51%) XenApp
12 7 (17.07%) Application Packaging
12 7 (17.07%) SCCM
12 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
12 7 (17.07%) DNS
12 7 (17.07%) VBScript
12 7 (17.07%) LDAP
12 7 (17.07%) DHCP
13 6 (14.63%) SMTP
13 6 (14.63%) MCP
13 6 (14.63%) MSI
13 6 (14.63%) Internet
14 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003

Senior Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) MS Office
2 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
3 8 (19.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) MS Project
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.07%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) LDAP
2 7 (17.07%) DHCP
3 6 (14.63%) Internet
3 6 (14.63%) SMTP
4 3 (7.32%) LAN
4 3 (7.32%) VPN
5 2 (4.88%) WAN
5 2 (4.88%) FTP
5 2 (4.88%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (2.44%) IPv4
6 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MSI
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.44%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
1 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
1 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.88%) iPhone
2 2 (4.88%) Derivative
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.44%) IVR
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) Android
5 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Service Management
2 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.32%) ISMS
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL V2
4 2 (4.88%) Software Distribution
4 2 (4.88%) Release Management
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
4 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 1 (2.44%) CAD
5 1 (2.44%) Workflow
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.44%) Time Management
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) VB
2 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.07%) VBScript
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) MCP
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCDST
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) SLA
2 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) XenApp
3 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 20 (48.78%) Citrix
3 8 (19.51%) Apple
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) Reuters
5 2 (4.88%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.88%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) BMC
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) CQG
6 1 (2.44%) Toshiba
6 1 (2.44%) Altiris
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) Meraki