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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 870 877 886
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 39 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.017% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.018% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 8
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £30,950 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £53,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,250 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+4.13% +4.31%

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
107607 104825 109929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.60% 94.71% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 89210 86198 94252
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £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 25 November 2014 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Top 19 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 25 November 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 +22 37 £31,500 -10.00% 1
London +29 16 £34,000 -9.33%
South East - 16 £31,500 - 1
Reading - 13 £31,500 - 1
Berkshire - 13 £31,500 - 1
Bristol +1 3 £20,000 -29.82%
South West -11 3 £20,000 -29.82%
West Sussex - 3 £33,000 -
City of London +6 2 - -
Scotland +6 2 £32,500 +1.56%
Crawley - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £32,500 -
Hayes - 2 £42,500 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £33,000 -
Leeds - 1 £26,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £26,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £26,000 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Senior Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 37 (66.07%) Windows
2 36 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 30 (53.57%) Windows 7
4 23 (41.07%) Citrix
5 21 (37.50%) ITIL
6 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
7 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (26.79%) Finance
9 14 (25.00%) Cisco
10 12 (21.43%) Avaya
10 12 (21.43%) SCCM
11 8 (14.29%) DHCP
11 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 8 (14.29%) Windows XP
12 7 (12.50%) VBScript
12 7 (12.50%) MS Office
12 7 (12.50%) LAN
12 7 (12.50%) VMware
13 6 (10.71%) Application Packaging
13 6 (10.71%) SLA
13 6 (10.71%) MCSE
13 6 (10.71%) XenApp
13 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (8.93%) Linux
14 5 (8.93%) VB
14 5 (8.93%) MCP
14 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
14 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
14 5 (8.93%) Degree

Senior Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) CMS
3 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.50%) MS Office
3 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.36%) MS Project
4 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) DHCP
1 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (7.14%) DNS
3 4 (7.14%) Internet
4 3 (5.36%) 3G
4 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.36%) VPN
5 2 (3.57%) WAN
5 2 (3.57%) SAN
6 1 (1.79%) SSL
6 1 (1.79%) IPv4
6 1 (1.79%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) MySQL
1 4 (7.14%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
3 3 (5.36%) Military
3 3 (5.36%) Electronics
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.36%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.36%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.36%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.79%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (66.07%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.93%) Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.14%) Mac OS X Server
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (7.14%) Web Development
2 4 (7.14%) ISMS
2 4 (7.14%) ITIL V2
3 3 (5.36%) Line Management
3 3 (5.36%) Project Management
3 3 (5.36%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.57%) Information Security Management
4 2 (3.57%) Security Management
4 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.57%) Information Security
4 2 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.79%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.79%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.79%) DNA
5 1 (1.79%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) VBScript
2 5 (8.93%) VB
3 4 (7.14%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) AppleScript
3 4 (7.14%) PHP
4 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.71%) MCSE
3 5 (8.93%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) MCP
4 4 (7.14%) ACTC
4 4 (7.14%) ACSA
5 3 (5.36%) MCDST
5 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) CCNA
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.57%) MCTS
6 2 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.71%) XenApp
3 2 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Citrix
2 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.00%) Cisco
4 12 (21.43%) Avaya
5 7 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (5.36%) Altiris
6 3 (5.36%) Symantec
7 2 (3.57%) Nokia
7 2 (3.57%) Lotus
8 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.79%) McAfee
8 1 (1.79%) Websense
8 1 (1.79%) HP
8 1 (1.79%) Google
8 1 (1.79%) Veeam
8 1 (1.79%) Meraki
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