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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 882 914 854
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 20 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.020% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.021% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 29
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,093 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+16.30% +0.31%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Top 12 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 3 July 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 +19 20 £35,000 +2.94%
London +21 15 £36,250 -3.33%
City of London +37 4 £43,000 +21.98%
South East +14 3 £37,500 +4.89%
Crawley - 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
East of England +5 1 £35,000 +59.09%
Bristol - 1 £28,000 -
South West - 1 £28,000 -
Norwich - 1 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £26,500 -
Norfolk - 1 £35,000 -

Senior Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
4 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (37.21%) Windows 7
5 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
6 10 (23.26%) Finance
6 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
7 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (18.60%) Blackberry
7 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
7 8 (18.60%) ITIL
7 8 (18.60%) Cisco
7 8 (18.60%) CCNA
7 8 (18.60%) Hedge funds
7 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
8 6 (13.95%) MS Office
8 6 (13.95%) MCSE
8 6 (13.95%) Citrix
8 6 (13.95%) VMware
8 6 (13.95%) Android
8 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (13.95%) MCITP
9 5 (11.63%) Degree
9 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
9 5 (11.63%) Change Management
9 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (11.63%) MCP

Senior Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Lync
4 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) LAN
1 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) VoIP
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) DHCP
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Games
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) French Language
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Blackberry
1 8 (18.60%) Hedge funds
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) iPhone
4 2 (4.65%) Online Games
4 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.95%) Android
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone
7 2 (4.65%) Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
8 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.33%) VMS
8 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Change Management
4 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
4 4 (9.30%) Network Design
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) Investment Management
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (6.98%) IT Governance
5 3 (6.98%) Coaching
5 3 (6.98%) Line Management
6 2 (4.65%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.65%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.33%) Time Management
7 1 (2.33%) Change Control
7 1 (2.33%) WFM
7 1 (2.33%) Fund Management
7 1 (2.33%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.33%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.60%) CCNA
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.95%) MCSE
3 6 (13.95%) MCITP
4 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 5 (11.63%) MCP
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.98%) MCSA
6 2 (4.65%) CCNP
6 2 (4.65%) MCTS
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) XenApp
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco
3 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 4 (9.30%) Apple
5 3 (6.98%) Remedy
6 2 (4.65%) Lotus
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Wyse
7 1 (2.33%) Avaya
7 1 (2.33%) Juniper
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) Google