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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 869 890 874
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 21 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.013% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.014% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 4
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% +8.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,728 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £47,450 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,728 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+13.90% +2.42%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
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 £27,000 £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 30 March 2015 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Top 17 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 30 March 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 +17 18 £37,500 +10.29% 3
London +4 11 £39,000 -8.23% 1
East of England - 4 £33,750 - 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £33,750 -
Hayes - 3 £40,000 - 1
City of London +3 2 £38,250 -20.31%
South East +3 2 £51,250 +66.78%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £35,000 -
Potters Bar - 2 £32,500 -
Reading -8 1 £32,500 -
Berkshire -9 1 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £70,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £70,000 -
Bromley - 1 £27,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £30,000 -
South West - 1 £30,000 -

Senior Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 32 (69.57%) Windows 7
3 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
4 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 16 (34.78%) Cisco
7 15 (32.61%) Finance
8 12 (26.09%) Citrix
8 12 (26.09%) ITIL
9 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
9 11 (23.91%) Avaya
10 8 (17.39%) Windows 8
10 8 (17.39%) MCP
11 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
11 7 (15.22%) LAN
11 7 (15.22%) MCITP
12 6 (13.04%) Blackberry
13 5 (10.87%) MCSE
13 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
13 5 (10.87%) Android
13 5 (10.87%) iPhone
14 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (8.70%) Marketing
14 4 (8.70%) Degree
14 4 (8.70%) MCDST
14 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
15 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
15 3 (6.52%) MS Office
15 3 (6.52%) Lotus
15 3 (6.52%) Apple

Senior Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (6.52%) IBM Notes
1 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.35%) Lync
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) LAN
2 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.52%) WAN
4 2 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (2.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) SAN
5 1 (2.17%) 3G
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Games
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Military
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.87%) iPhone
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.35%) Online Games
4 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.17%) Wiki
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 32 (69.57%) Windows 7
3 8 (17.39%) Windows 8
4 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.87%) Android
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Phone
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.35%) Investment Management
4 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
4 2 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.17%) Coaching
5 1 (2.17%) People Management
5 1 (2.17%) Time Management
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.17%) IT Governance
5 1 (2.17%) WFM
5 1 (2.17%) Fund Management
5 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.17%) BCP
5 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) VBScript
1 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.39%) MCP
3 7 (15.22%) MCITP
4 5 (10.87%) MCSE
5 4 (8.70%) Degree
5 4 (8.70%) MCDST
6 3 (6.52%) CCNA
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.35%) MCTS
8 1 (2.17%) GNVQ
8 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) MCSA
8 1 (2.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.78%) Cisco
3 12 (26.09%) Citrix
4 11 (23.91%) Avaya
5 3 (6.52%) Lotus
5 3 (6.52%) Apple
5 3 (6.52%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec
6 1 (2.17%) Remedy
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago