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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 852 870 886
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 18 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.020% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 2
Average salary £35,750 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.74% +29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,728 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
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 £27,500 £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 3 March 2015 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Top 16 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 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 +9 15 £32,500 -16.12% 1
London -7 7 £39,000 -8.23% 1
South East -21 3 £32,500 +5.76%
Hayes - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire 0 2 £32,500 -
Reading -4 2 £32,500 -
Potters Bar - 2 £32,500 -
South West - 2 £25,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £32,500 -
East of England - 2 £32,500 -
City of London +7 1 £39,000 -18.32%
Basingstoke - 1 £70,000 -
Bristol - 1 £21,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £70,000 -

Senior Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 43 (75.44%) Windows
2 40 (70.18%) Active Directory
3 38 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 25 (43.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (38.60%) Cisco
6 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
7 18 (31.58%) Citrix
7 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 17 (29.82%) ITIL
8 17 (29.82%) Finance
9 15 (26.32%) Avaya
10 9 (15.79%) SCCM
10 9 (15.79%) Blackberry
10 9 (15.79%) Windows XP
10 9 (15.79%) MCSE
10 9 (15.79%) LAN
11 8 (14.04%) MCP
12 7 (12.28%) MS Office
12 7 (12.28%) MCITP
12 7 (12.28%) Degree
12 7 (12.28%) Windows 8
13 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
13 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
14 5 (8.77%) WAN
14 5 (8.77%) DHCP
14 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (8.77%) CCNA
14 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
15 4 (7.02%) VMware
15 4 (7.02%) Computer Science

Senior Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.51%) CMS
4 2 (3.51%) Lync
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Project
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) LAN
2 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.77%) WAN
3 5 (8.77%) DHCP
4 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 3 (5.26%) 3G
4 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.51%) VoIP
6 1 (1.75%) VLAN
6 1 (1.75%) SSL
6 1 (1.75%) SAN
6 1 (1.75%) VPN
6 1 (1.75%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
1 2 (3.51%) FileMaker
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Military
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Electronics
5 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Law
6 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.75%) Front Office
6 1 (1.75%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) iPhone
3 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Wiki
4 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.75%) Online Games
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.75%) EPoS
4 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (75.44%) Windows
2 38 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (15.79%) Windows XP
4 7 (12.28%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.02%) Android
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.26%) Linux
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Phone
7 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) ITIL
2 4 (7.02%) Software Deployment
2 4 (7.02%) Line Management
3 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 3 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) ISMS
4 2 (3.51%) Web Development
4 2 (3.51%) BCP
4 2 (3.51%) Information Security Management
4 2 (3.51%) Security Management
4 2 (3.51%) Information Security
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL V2
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.75%) Coaching
5 1 (1.75%) People Management
5 1 (1.75%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.75%) Project Management
5 1 (1.75%) Service Management
5 1 (1.75%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) PHP
1 2 (3.51%) VBScript
1 2 (3.51%) Python
1 2 (3.51%) AppleScript
1 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.79%) MCSE
3 8 (14.04%) MCP
4 7 (12.28%) MCITP
4 7 (12.28%) Degree
5 5 (8.77%) CCNA
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.02%) MCDST
6 4 (7.02%) MCTS
7 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.51%) ACTC
8 2 (3.51%) ACSA
9 1 (1.75%) MCSA
9 1 (1.75%) CCNP
9 1 (1.75%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (70.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) XenApp
4 1 (1.75%) vSphere
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.75%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Cisco
2 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
3 18 (31.58%) Citrix
4 15 (26.32%) Avaya
5 4 (7.02%) VMware
6 3 (5.26%) Altiris
6 3 (5.26%) Lotus
6 3 (5.26%) Apple
7 2 (3.51%) Symantec
7 2 (3.51%) Nokia
8 1 (1.75%) McAfee
8 1 (1.75%) Websense
8 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
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