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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 869 909 893
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 21 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.020% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.021% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 8
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £23,100 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £29,114 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.21% -10.41%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Top 20 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 24 April 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 20 £36,250 +9.84% 1
London +24 10 £38,250 +2.00% 1
East of England +23 5 £35,000 +59.09%
South East +15 3 £42,500 +38.31%
Hertfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Norfolk - 2 £33,750 -
Hayes - 2 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £35,000 -
South West - 2 £29,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £48,250 -
Norwich - 2 £33,750 -
City of London +30 1 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £70,000 -
Bristol - 1 £28,000 -
Bromley - 1 £27,500 -
Crawley - 1 £42,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £30,000 -

Senior Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows 7
3 23 (53.49%) Active Directory
4 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
5 18 (41.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (30.23%) Cisco
6 13 (30.23%) ITIL
6 13 (30.23%) Finance
7 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
8 9 (20.93%) MCP
8 9 (20.93%) Blackberry
9 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
9 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
10 7 (16.28%) Android
10 7 (16.28%) MCITP
10 7 (16.28%) Citrix
10 7 (16.28%) Avaya
11 6 (13.95%) MS Office
11 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
11 6 (13.95%) LAN
11 6 (13.95%) Degree
12 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
12 5 (11.63%) Asset Management
12 5 (11.63%) iPhone
12 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (11.63%) WAN
12 5 (11.63%) MCSE
13 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
13 4 (9.30%) Apple
13 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification

Senior Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.98%) IBM Notes
1 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.98%) Lync
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) LAN
2 5 (11.63%) WAN
3 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.98%) VoIP
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) 3G
6 1 (2.33%) VLAN
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Games
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.63%) iPhone
3 4 (9.30%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.65%) Online Games
4 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Wiki
5 1 (2.33%) EPoS
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
4 7 (16.28%) Android
5 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Phone
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.33%) Linux
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
3 5 (11.63%) Asset Management
4 4 (9.30%) Investment Management
5 3 (6.98%) IT Governance
5 3 (6.98%) Coaching
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (6.98%) Line Management
6 2 (4.65%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.33%) Change Control
7 1 (2.33%) WFM
7 1 (2.33%) Fund Management
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.33%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.93%) MCP
3 7 (16.28%) MCITP
4 6 (13.95%) Degree
5 5 (11.63%) MCSE
6 4 (9.30%) CCNA
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.98%) MCDST
8 2 (4.65%) MCTS
8 2 (4.65%) CCNP
9 1 (2.33%) GNVQ
9 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 23 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix
3 7 (16.28%) Avaya
4 4 (9.30%) Apple
5 3 (6.98%) Remedy
5 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 3 (6.98%) Lotus
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago