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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 898 930 931
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 32 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.024% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.025% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 13
Average salary £32,909 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £30,150 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,909 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -7.14%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Top 25 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 13 February 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
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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 +30 32 £32,909 +1.25% 1
London +29 16 £34,000 -12.82%
City of London +70 5 £42,500 +8.97%
Derby - 4 £32,909 - 1
Derbyshire - 4 £32,909 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £32,909 - 1
East of England +6 3 £28,500 -12.30%
South West -4 3 £26,500 +3.92%
Hertfordshire +1 2 £28,500 -12.30%
South East -2 2 £37,250 -3.87%
North West - 2 £33,852 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £37,250 -
Wiltshire - 2 £26,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Bradford - 2 £25,000 -
Salisbury - 2 £26,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire +5 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Uxbridge - 1 £26,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £33,852 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cirencester - 1 £32,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £37,000 -
Banbury - 1 £37,500 -
Norfolk - 1 - -

Senior Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 46 (73.02%) Windows
2 34 (53.97%) Windows 7
3 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 30 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 26 (41.27%) VMware
6 22 (34.92%) Citrix
7 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (31.75%) SCCM
9 19 (30.16%) MS Office
10 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 18 (28.57%) Finance
11 17 (26.98%) Windows Server
12 16 (25.40%) Windows 8
13 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (20.63%) MCSE
15 12 (19.05%) ITIL
15 12 (19.05%) Cisco
16 11 (17.46%) DNS
16 11 (17.46%) Blackberry
16 11 (17.46%) XenApp
17 10 (15.87%) HP
18 9 (14.29%) Dell
18 9 (14.29%) DHCP
19 8 (12.70%) MCSA
19 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
20 7 (11.11%) VPN
21 6 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 6 (9.52%) Bloomberg
21 6 (9.52%) MCP
21 6 (9.52%) VBScript

Senior Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) Confluence
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (30.16%) MS Office
2 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.59%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) DNS
2 9 (14.29%) DHCP
3 7 (11.11%) VPN
4 4 (6.35%) LAN
5 3 (4.76%) VoIP
5 3 (4.76%) WAN
5 3 (4.76%) Wireless
6 2 (3.17%) Firewall
7 1 (1.59%) FTP
7 1 (1.59%) Internet
7 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.59%) LDAP
7 1 (1.59%) PBX
7 1 (1.59%) SAN
7 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Front Office
4 4 (6.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.59%) BYOD
4 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (73.02%) Windows
2 34 (53.97%) Windows 7
3 17 (26.98%) Windows Server
4 16 (25.40%) Windows 8
5 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.52%) Android
7 4 (6.35%) Linux
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.76%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.59%) SUSE
10 1 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) ITIL
2 6 (9.52%) Migration
3 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.35%) Wealth Management
5 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.76%) Investment Management
5 3 (4.76%) Service Management
6 2 (3.17%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.17%) Time Management
7 1 (1.59%) Coaching
7 1 (1.59%) ITSM
7 1 (1.59%) People Management
7 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.59%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.59%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.59%) Ticket Management
7 1 (1.59%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 6 (9.52%) VBScript
2 2 (3.17%) C
3 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (20.63%) MCSE
3 8 (12.70%) MCSA
4 6 (9.52%) MCP
5 4 (6.35%) Degree
6 2 (3.17%) MCITP
7 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.59%) CCNA
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.59%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 30 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (17.46%) XenApp
4 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.52%) Xen
5 1 (1.59%) vCloud
5 1 (1.59%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
5 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) DameWare
3 1 (1.59%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.59%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (41.27%) VMware
3 22 (34.92%) Citrix
4 12 (19.05%) Cisco
5 10 (15.87%) HP
6 9 (14.29%) Dell
7 6 (9.52%) Bloomberg
7 6 (9.52%) Wyse
8 5 (7.94%) Apple
8 5 (7.94%) Reuters
9 2 (3.17%) Adobe
10 1 (1.59%) Autodesk
10 1 (1.59%) Avaya
10 1 (1.59%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.59%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.59%) Juniper
10 1 (1.59%) Lotus
10 1 (1.59%) Mitel
10 1 (1.59%) Perforce
10 1 (1.59%) Remedy
Derby
University of Derby
Salary: Up to £32,909 (Dependent on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago