The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 858 867 882
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 22 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.021% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.022% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 3
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £29,600 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £39,500 £32,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +5.83%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Top 14 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 26 January 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 -3 19 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Reading +12 7 £32,000 - 1
Berkshire +6 7 £32,000 - 1
London -3 7 £39,000 +4.00% 2
South East -25 7 £32,000 - 1
Bristol -3 3 £20,000 -29.82%
South West -7 3 £20,000 -29.82%
Hayes - 2 £40,000 -
City of London -7 1 £39,000 +11.42% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £32,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -
East of England - 1 £32,500 - 1

Senior Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 46 (75.41%) Windows
2 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
3 38 (62.30%) Windows 7
4 26 (42.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (36.07%) ITIL
5 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
6 21 (34.43%) Cisco
7 20 (32.79%) Citrix
8 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
9 17 (27.87%) Finance
10 16 (26.23%) Avaya
11 10 (16.39%) MCSE
11 10 (16.39%) SCCM
12 9 (14.75%) Windows XP
12 9 (14.75%) LAN
12 9 (14.75%) Blackberry
13 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
14 7 (11.48%) DHCP
14 7 (11.48%) MCP
14 7 (11.48%) Windows 8
15 6 (9.84%) MS Office
15 6 (9.84%) Degree
15 6 (9.84%) MCITP
15 6 (9.84%) VMware
16 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (8.20%) Linux
16 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
16 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (6.56%) Mac OS X Server

Senior Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.56%) CMS
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (4.92%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) Lync
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
3 3 (4.92%) MS Project
3 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) LAN
2 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.48%) DHCP
4 4 (6.56%) WAN
5 3 (4.92%) DNS
5 3 (4.92%) 3G
5 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.28%) VoIP
7 1 (1.64%) PBX
7 1 (1.64%) SSL
7 1 (1.64%) SAN
7 1 (1.64%) VPN
7 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) MySQL
1 4 (6.56%) FileMaker
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Electronics
3 3 (4.92%) Military
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
4 2 (3.28%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.56%) iPhone
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.64%) EPoS
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Online Games
5 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (75.41%) Windows
2 38 (62.30%) Windows 7
3 9 (14.75%) Windows XP
4 7 (11.48%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.20%) Linux
6 4 (6.56%) Mac OS X Server
6 4 (6.56%) Android
7 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) ITIL
2 4 (6.56%) Web Development
3 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
3 3 (4.92%) Project Management
3 3 (4.92%) Software Deployment
3 3 (4.92%) Line Management
3 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.28%) ITIL V2
4 2 (3.28%) Information Security Management
4 2 (3.28%) Security Management
4 2 (3.28%) BCP
4 2 (3.28%) Information Security
4 2 (3.28%) ISMS
4 2 (3.28%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Time Management
5 1 (1.64%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.64%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.64%) DNA
5 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) PHP
1 4 (6.56%) Python
1 4 (6.56%) AppleScript
2 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.28%) VBScript
3 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.39%) MCSE
3 7 (11.48%) MCP
4 6 (9.84%) MCITP
4 6 (9.84%) Degree
5 4 (6.56%) CCNA
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.56%) ACTC
5 4 (6.56%) ACSA
5 4 (6.56%) MCDST
6 3 (4.92%) MCTS
6 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) GNVQ
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.64%) MCSA
7 1 (1.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.28%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.64%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 21 (34.43%) Cisco
3 20 (32.79%) Citrix
4 16 (26.23%) Avaya
5 6 (9.84%) VMware
6 3 (4.92%) Altiris
6 3 (4.92%) Lotus
7 2 (3.28%) Apple
7 2 (3.28%) Symantec
7 2 (3.28%) Nokia
8 1 (1.64%) McAfee
8 1 (1.64%) Websense
8 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.64%) Veeam
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
RedCat Solutions
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £34000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago