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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 910 923 983
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 22 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.023% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.023% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 21
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £28,450 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £44,800 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%

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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 24 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Support within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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 +42 22 £35,000 -6.66% 1
London +27 12 £37,500 -3.84% 1
South East +32 8 £35,000 -17.64%
City of London +47 5 £37,500 -9.63%
Surrey - 5 £35,000 -
Crawley -2 3 £46,500 +9.41%
West Sussex -9 3 £46,500 +9.41%
Uxbridge - 2 £26,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Leicester - 1 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £27,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £27,000 -
North West - 1 £27,000 -
Cobham - 1 £35,000 -

Senior Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 49 (89.09%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Active Directory
3 34 (61.82%) Windows 7
4 27 (49.09%) Windows Server
5 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 24 (43.64%) SCCM
7 23 (41.82%) Citrix
8 19 (34.55%) MS Office
8 19 (34.55%) MS Excel
9 18 (32.73%) VMware
10 17 (30.91%) Cisco
10 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (30.91%) Windows 8
11 15 (27.27%) XenApp
12 14 (25.45%) ITIL
13 13 (23.64%) DNS
13 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (20.00%) XenDesktop
15 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
15 11 (20.00%) DHCP
15 11 (20.00%) Blackberry
16 10 (18.18%) LAN
17 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
17 9 (16.36%) WAN
17 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (14.55%) Migration
18 8 (14.55%) Finance
18 8 (14.55%) VoIP
19 7 (12.73%) HP

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 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (34.55%) MS Excel
1 19 (34.55%) MS Office
2 7 (12.73%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) DNS
2 11 (20.00%) DHCP
3 10 (18.18%) LAN
4 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
4 9 (16.36%) WAN
5 8 (14.55%) VoIP
6 6 (10.91%) VPN
6 6 (10.91%) Wireless
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.64%) Firewall
8 2 (3.64%) FTP
8 2 (3.64%) SAN
9 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.82%) LDAP
9 1 (1.82%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Publishing
3 3 (5.45%) Back Office
3 3 (5.45%) Online Betting
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
1 1 (1.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 5 (9.09%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.64%) Social Media
6 1 (1.82%) NHS
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (89.09%) Windows
2 34 (61.82%) Windows 7
3 27 (49.09%) Windows Server
4 17 (30.91%) Windows 8
4 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
7 6 (10.91%) Android
7 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (9.09%) Linux
9 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.82%) SUSE
11 1 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) Migration
3 7 (12.73%) Project Planning
4 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.09%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 5 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.45%) Application Packaging
7 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) Service Management
7 3 (5.45%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (3.64%) Analytics
8 2 (3.64%) Document Management
8 2 (3.64%) Workflow
9 1 (1.82%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (1.82%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (1.82%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.82%) People Management
9 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) C
2 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.64%) CCNA
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.64%) MCITP
3 2 (3.64%) MCSA
3 2 (3.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (69.09%) Active Directory
2 15 (27.27%) XenApp
3 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (10.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (5.45%) XenServer
7 1 (1.82%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (43.64%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.45%) DameWare
3 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 23 (41.82%) Citrix
3 18 (32.73%) VMware
4 17 (30.91%) Cisco
5 7 (12.73%) HP
6 6 (10.91%) Apple
7 3 (5.45%) Dell
7 3 (5.45%) IBM
8 2 (3.64%) Google
8 2 (3.64%) iManage
8 2 (3.64%) Symantec
9 1 (1.82%) Adobe
9 1 (1.82%) Avaya
9 1 (1.82%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.82%) LANDesk
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Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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