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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 917 943 973
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 23 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.022% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.023% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 25
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 £26,100 £28,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £44,800 £42,500
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
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
Median 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 £68,000 £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 6 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Top 19 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 6 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 +11 23 £35,000 -6.66% 3
London +16 12 £37,500 -5.06% 1
South East +31 7 £35,000 -17.64%
Surrey - 6 £35,000 -
City of London +63 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Uxbridge - 3 £26,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £32,705 -
East of England +22 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +12 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £27,000 -
Derby - 1 £32,909 -
Leicester - 1 £32,500 -
Banbury - 1 £37,500 -
Cobham - 1 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £32,909 -
Liverpool - 1 £27,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £27,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £37,500 -

Senior Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 46 (88.46%) Windows
2 35 (67.31%) Windows 7
3 34 (65.38%) Active Directory
4 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
5 24 (46.15%) SCCM
6 23 (44.23%) Windows Server
7 21 (40.38%) Citrix
8 19 (36.54%) MS Office
8 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
8 19 (36.54%) VMware
9 17 (32.69%) Windows 8
10 16 (30.77%) Cisco
11 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (25.00%) ITIL
13 12 (23.08%) DNS
13 12 (23.08%) XenApp
14 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
14 11 (21.15%) Blackberry
14 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (19.23%) LAN
15 10 (19.23%) DHCP
16 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
16 9 (17.31%) WAN
16 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (15.38%) XenDesktop
17 8 (15.38%) Migration
17 8 (15.38%) VoIP
18 7 (13.46%) Project Planning
18 7 (13.46%) MS PowerPoint

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 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
1 19 (36.54%) MS Office
2 7 (13.46%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) DNS
2 10 (19.23%) DHCP
2 10 (19.23%) LAN
3 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
3 9 (17.31%) WAN
4 8 (15.38%) VoIP
5 6 (11.54%) VPN
5 6 (11.54%) Wireless
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.85%) Firewall
6 2 (3.85%) FTP
6 2 (3.85%) SAN
7 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.92%) LDAP
7 1 (1.92%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
1 1 (1.92%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Blackberry
2 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.62%) Fat Client
3 5 (9.62%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.92%) NHS
6 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (88.46%) Windows
2 35 (67.31%) Windows 7
3 23 (44.23%) Windows Server
4 17 (32.69%) Windows 8
5 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (13.46%) Windows 10
8 6 (11.54%) Android
8 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (7.69%) Linux
9 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.92%) SUSE
11 1 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Migration
3 7 (13.46%) Project Planning
4 5 (9.62%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.77%) Application Packaging
5 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.77%) Service Management
6 2 (3.85%) Document Management
7 1 (1.92%) Analytics
7 1 (1.92%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.92%) People Management
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.92%) Process Management
7 1 (1.92%) Wealth Management
7 1 (1.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) C
2 2 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) CCNA
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.85%) MCITP
2 2 (3.85%) MCSA
2 2 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (23.08%) XenApp
4 8 (15.38%) XenDesktop
5 6 (11.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (46.15%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.77%) DameWare
3 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) Citrix
3 19 (36.54%) VMware
4 16 (30.77%) Cisco
5 6 (11.54%) Apple
6 4 (7.69%) HP
7 3 (5.77%) Dell
8 2 (3.85%) iManage
9 1 (1.92%) Adobe
9 1 (1.92%) Avaya
9 1 (1.92%) Google
9 1 (1.92%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.92%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.92%) Symantec
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