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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 880 860 874
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 25 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.012% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.013% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 7
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,100 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £47,500 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,250 -
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Top 15 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 September 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 -8 25 £32,500 -10.34% 3
London +4 13 £34,000 -9.33%
South East -1 9 £31,000 +26.53% 2
West Sussex - 4 £33,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £26,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £26,000 -
Reading - 3 £31,000 - 2
Leeds - 3 £26,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £31,000 - 2
City of London +12 2 - -
Surrey -10 2 £36,500 +48.97%
Crawley - 2 - -
Haywards Heath - 2 £33,000 -
Woking - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £34,000 -

Senior Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 29 (58.00%) Windows
2 27 (54.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (48.00%) Citrix
4 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
5 19 (38.00%) ITIL
6 18 (36.00%) Finance
7 17 (34.00%) MS Office
7 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
8 12 (24.00%) DHCP
9 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.00%) SLA
9 10 (20.00%) SCCM
9 10 (20.00%) XenApp
10 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
10 9 (18.00%) VB
10 9 (18.00%) Windows XP
10 9 (18.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (16.00%) Application Packaging
11 8 (16.00%) VBScript
11 8 (16.00%) DNS
11 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (14.00%) Blackberry
12 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (12.00%) Banking
13 6 (12.00%) VMware
13 6 (12.00%) MSI
13 6 (12.00%) Internet
13 6 (12.00%) Cisco

Senior Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (8.00%) CMS
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (34.00%) MS Office
3 9 (18.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (8.00%) MS Project
4 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) DHCP
2 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (16.00%) DNS
4 6 (12.00%) Internet
5 4 (8.00%) SMTP
5 4 (8.00%) LDAP
6 3 (6.00%) LAN
7 2 (4.00%) WAN
7 2 (4.00%) FTP
7 2 (4.00%) VPN
7 2 (4.00%) 3G
7 2 (4.00%) Wireless
8 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (2.00%) SSL
8 1 (2.00%) IPv4
8 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
1 4 (8.00%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MSI
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Military
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.00%) Derivative
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) iPhone
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.00%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.00%) IVR
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.00%) Mac OS X Server
6 4 (8.00%) Linux
6 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.00%) Android
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) ISMS
2 5 (10.00%) ITIL V2
3 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.00%) Web Development
3 4 (8.00%) Service Management
4 3 (6.00%) Project Management
5 2 (4.00%) Release Management
5 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (2.00%) Information Security
6 1 (2.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.00%) DNA
6 1 (2.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.00%) Security Management
6 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) VB
2 8 (16.00%) VBScript
3 4 (8.00%) PHP
3 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) Python
3 4 (8.00%) AppleScript
3 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.00%) MCP
2 5 (10.00%) MCSE
3 4 (8.00%) ACTC
3 4 (8.00%) ACSA
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) MCDST
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) SLA
2 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (54.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) XenApp
3 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) AppDNA
3 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Citrix
2 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) Cisco
3 6 (12.00%) VMware
4 5 (10.00%) Apple
5 4 (8.00%) Altiris
6 3 (6.00%) Avaya
7 2 (4.00%) Nokia
7 2 (4.00%) Symantec
8 1 (2.00%) McAfee
8 1 (2.00%) Websense
8 1 (2.00%) Google
8 1 (2.00%) Veeam
8 1 (2.00%) Meraki
8 1 (2.00%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.00%) BMC
8 1 (2.00%) HP
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