The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 889 923 954
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 26 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.030% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.031% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 19
Median salary £40,750 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £43,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Desktop Support in the job title.

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 27 August 2016 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Support within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 26 £40,750 +5.16% 2
London +27 13 £39,000 -2.50% 2
South East +20 8 £45,000 +20.00%
West Sussex +14 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Crawley +2 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Leeds - 5 £32,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £32,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £32,000 -
City of London +63 4 £46,250 +7.55% 1
Kent +16 1 £32,500 -9.09%

Senior Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Senior Desktop Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Desktop Support in the job title.

1 46 (93.88%) Windows
2 35 (71.43%) Citrix
3 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
4 23 (46.94%) Windows Server
5 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (44.90%) Windows 7
6 19 (38.78%) XenApp
6 19 (38.78%) SCCM
7 18 (36.73%) Finance
8 16 (32.65%) XenDesktop
9 15 (30.61%) MS Office
10 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
11 12 (24.49%) ITIL
11 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (22.45%) HP
12 11 (22.45%) Publishing
13 10 (20.41%) Strategic Planning
13 10 (20.41%) XenServer
13 10 (20.41%) Online Betting
13 10 (20.41%) Back Office
13 10 (20.41%) IBM
13 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
13 10 (20.41%) NetScaler
14 9 (18.37%) Windows 10
14 9 (18.37%) Windows 8
14 9 (18.37%) VMware
15 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
15 8 (16.33%) DNS
15 8 (16.33%) DHCP
15 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP

Senior Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Office
2 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) NetScaler
2 8 (16.33%) DHCP
2 8 (16.33%) DNS
2 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.29%) LAN
3 7 (14.29%) WAN
4 6 (12.24%) VoIP
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (6.12%) Wireless
6 2 (4.08%) Internet
7 1 (2.04%) FTP
7 1 (2.04%) Intranet
7 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.04%) VLAN
7 1 (2.04%) VPN
7 1 (2.04%) WebEx
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Publishing
3 10 (20.41%) Back Office
3 10 (20.41%) Online Betting
4 3 (6.12%) Marketing
5 2 (4.08%) Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) ODBC
1 1 (2.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Fat Client
1 6 (12.24%) Thin Client
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.08%) EPoS
5 2 (4.08%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.08%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (4.08%) Social Media
6 1 (2.04%) AS400
6 1 (2.04%) iPhone
6 1 (2.04%) User Experience
6 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (93.88%) Windows
2 23 (46.94%) Windows Server
3 22 (44.90%) Windows 7
3 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.37%) Windows 10
5 9 (18.37%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.16%) Linux
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.08%) Unix
9 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Strategic Planning
3 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.20%) Coaching
4 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.12%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.08%) Analytics
6 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.08%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.08%) Workflow
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.04%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.04%) Document Management
7 1 (2.04%) Fund Management
7 1 (2.04%) Global Marketing
7 1 (2.04%) Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MCSA
2 1 (2.04%) MCSE
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MOS
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.78%) XenApp
3 16 (32.65%) XenDesktop
4 10 (20.41%) XenServer
5 7 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (10.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (38.78%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Citrix
2 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.45%) HP
4 10 (20.41%) IBM
5 9 (18.37%) VMware
6 7 (14.29%) Cisco
7 3 (6.12%) Dell
8 2 (4.08%) Google
8 2 (4.08%) Mitel
8 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.08%) Symantec
9 1 (2.04%) Apple
9 1 (2.04%) Avaya
9 1 (2.04%) iManage
9 1 (2.04%) Juniper
9 1 (2.04%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.04%) Polycom
9 1 (2.04%) Sybase
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Posted: 4 days ago
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