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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 862 875 885
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 28 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.023% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.025% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 7
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £32,900 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £52,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,750 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-0.78% +9.48%

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
104068 101994 108481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 86662 82710 93503
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 £26,861 £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 29 December 2014 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 29 December 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 +4 26 £31,500 -10.00% 2
Reading - 12 £31,500 - 1
Berkshire - 12 £31,500 - 1
South East - 12 £31,500 - 1
London -10 8 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Bristol +7 4 £20,000 -29.82%
South West +3 4 £20,000 -29.82%
Glasgow - 2 £32,500 -
Scotland - 2 £32,500 -
Hayes - 1 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Senior Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 40 (72.73%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Active Directory
3 32 (58.18%) Windows 7
4 22 (40.00%) ITIL
5 21 (38.18%) Citrix
6 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
8 17 (30.91%) Cisco
8 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
9 16 (29.09%) Finance
10 15 (27.27%) Avaya
11 11 (20.00%) SCCM
12 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
13 8 (14.55%) DHCP
13 8 (14.55%) LAN
13 8 (14.55%) Windows XP
13 8 (14.55%) MCSE
14 7 (12.73%) MS Office
15 6 (10.91%) Blackberry
15 6 (10.91%) MCP
15 6 (10.91%) VMware
16 5 (9.09%) Degree
16 5 (9.09%) Linux
16 5 (9.09%) SLA
16 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X Server
17 4 (7.27%) Web Development
17 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS

Senior Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.27%) CMS
2 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.82%) Lync
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.73%) MS Office
3 3 (5.45%) MS Project
3 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.55%) LAN
2 8 (14.55%) DHCP
3 4 (7.27%) DNS
4 3 (5.45%) WAN
4 3 (5.45%) VPN
4 3 (5.45%) 3G
4 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.82%) VLAN
5 1 (1.82%) PBX
5 1 (1.82%) SSL
5 1 (1.82%) IPv4
5 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) MySQL
1 4 (7.27%) FileMaker
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Military
3 3 (5.45%) Electronics
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Back Office
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.45%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.45%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Wiki
4 1 (1.82%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) EPoS
4 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.82%) iPhone
4 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 40 (72.73%) Windows
2 32 (58.18%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.55%) Windows XP
4 5 (9.09%) Linux
4 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X Server
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) Android
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (7.27%) Web Development
3 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
3 3 (5.45%) ISMS
3 3 (5.45%) ITIL V2
3 3 (5.45%) Project Management
3 3 (5.45%) Line Management
4 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.64%) Information Security Management
4 2 (3.64%) Security Management
4 2 (3.64%) BCP
4 2 (3.64%) Information Security
4 2 (3.64%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.82%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.82%) Time Management
5 1 (1.82%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.82%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) PHP
1 4 (7.27%) Python
1 4 (7.27%) AppleScript
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.64%) VBScript
3 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.55%) MCSE
3 6 (10.91%) MCP
4 5 (9.09%) Degree
5 4 (7.27%) ACTC
5 4 (7.27%) ACSA
5 4 (7.27%) MCDST
6 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.64%) MCTS
7 2 (3.64%) MCITP
7 2 (3.64%) CCNA
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.82%) MCSA
8 1 (1.82%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (69.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) XenApp
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.82%) SCOM
3 1 (1.82%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Citrix
2 17 (30.91%) Cisco
2 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.27%) Avaya
4 6 (10.91%) VMware
5 3 (5.45%) Altiris
6 2 (3.64%) Nokia
6 2 (3.64%) Lotus
6 2 (3.64%) Symantec
7 1 (1.82%) McAfee
7 1 (1.82%) Websense
7 1 (1.82%) Apple
7 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.82%) Google
7 1 (1.82%) Veeam
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