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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 901 940 964
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 30 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.023% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.024% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 23
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £27,037
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £29,843
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.65%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Top 14 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 24 July 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 +54 30 £39,000 -2.50% 5
London +34 16 £39,000 -2.50% 4
South East +43 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Sussex -1 8 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Crawley -5 8 £45,000 +20.00% 1
City of London +66 5 £37,500 -12.79% 1
Leeds - 3 £32,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £32,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £32,000 -
Kent +15 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Surrey - 1 £35,000 -
Leicester - 1 £32,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

Senior Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 50 (92.59%) Windows
2 34 (62.96%) Active Directory
3 32 (59.26%) Citrix
4 29 (53.70%) Windows 7
5 25 (46.30%) Windows Server
6 24 (44.44%) SCCM
7 23 (42.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
9 19 (35.19%) XenApp
10 17 (31.48%) MS Office
11 16 (29.63%) ITIL
11 16 (29.63%) XenDesktop
12 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (25.93%) Finance
14 13 (24.07%) VMware
14 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
15 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
16 11 (20.37%) Windows 8
16 11 (20.37%) Windows 10
17 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
17 9 (16.67%) HP
17 9 (16.67%) DHCP
17 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
17 9 (16.67%) DNS
17 9 (16.67%) Publishing
17 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 8 (14.81%) Strategic Planning
18 8 (14.81%) Cisco
18 8 (14.81%) IBM
18 8 (14.81%) LAN

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 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Office
2 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
3 7 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) DHCP
1 9 (16.67%) DNS
1 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.81%) LAN
2 8 (14.81%) NetScaler
2 8 (14.81%) VoIP
2 8 (14.81%) WAN
3 4 (7.41%) Wireless
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.70%) Internet
5 2 (3.70%) SAN
6 1 (1.85%) FTP
6 1 (1.85%) Intranet
6 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.85%) VLAN
6 1 (1.85%) VPN
6 1 (1.85%) WebEx
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Publishing
3 8 (14.81%) Back Office
3 8 (14.81%) Online Betting
4 3 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Legal
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) ODBC
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
1 1 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (12.96%) Fat Client
1 7 (12.96%) Thin Client
2 6 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.70%) EPoS
5 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.70%) Social Media
6 1 (1.85%) AS400
6 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (92.59%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) Windows 7
3 25 (46.30%) Windows Server
4 23 (42.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (20.37%) Windows 10
6 11 (20.37%) Windows 8
7 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.56%) Linux
8 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.70%) Android
10 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 8 (14.81%) Strategic Planning
4 7 (12.96%) Project Planning
5 3 (5.56%) Application Packaging
5 3 (5.56%) Coaching
5 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.70%) Analytics
6 2 (3.70%) Change Management
6 2 (3.70%) Document Management
6 2 (3.70%) Migration
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) Workflow
7 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.85%) Investment Management
7 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) CCNA
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (1.85%) MCSA
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) MOS
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.19%) XenApp
3 16 (29.63%) XenDesktop
4 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (14.81%) XenServer
6 7 (12.96%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (44.44%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Citrix
2 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.07%) VMware
4 9 (16.67%) HP
5 8 (14.81%) Cisco
5 8 (14.81%) IBM
6 3 (5.56%) Dell
7 2 (3.70%) Apple
7 2 (3.70%) Avaya
7 2 (3.70%) Google
7 2 (3.70%) iManage
7 2 (3.70%) Mitel
7 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.70%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) Juniper
8 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.85%) Polycom
8 1 (1.85%) Sybase
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £48000 Per Annum + on call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Competitive Benefits.
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago