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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Desktop Support
Rank 848 898 866
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 25 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.018% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.019% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 18
Average salary £36,250 £33,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.84% +5.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £22,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £38,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £27,186 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+28.74% -9.38%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +50 25 £36,250 +9.84% 1
London +60 18 £37,500 +11.94% 1
City of London +41 4 £43,000 +14.66% 1
East of England +21 4 £35,000 +59.09%
South East +15 2 £34,500 -1.42%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £35,000 -
Norwich - 2 £33,750 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Norfolk - 2 £33,750 -
West Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £26,500 -
Bristol - 1 £28,000 -
Bromley - 1 £27,500 -
Crawley - 1 £42,500 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 -
South West - 1 £28,000 -

Senior Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
3 18 (41.86%) Windows 7
4 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (25.58%) Mentoring
6 10 (23.26%) Finance
6 10 (23.26%) Cisco
6 10 (23.26%) ITIL
6 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
7 9 (20.93%) Blackberry
8 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
9 7 (16.28%) Android
9 7 (16.28%) Hedge funds
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (16.28%) MCP
9 7 (16.28%) CCNA
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
10 6 (13.95%) MCITP
11 5 (11.63%) iPhone
11 5 (11.63%) Degree
11 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
11 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (11.63%) LAN
11 5 (11.63%) WAN
11 5 (11.63%) MS Office
11 5 (11.63%) MCSE
11 5 (11.63%) Citrix
11 5 (11.63%) Apple

Senior Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.98%) Lync
5 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) LAN
1 5 (11.63%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) VoIP
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Blackberry
2 7 (16.28%) Hedge funds
3 5 (11.63%) iPhone
3 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Online Games
5 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.33%) Wiki
6 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.33%) Replication
6 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
4 7 (16.28%) Android
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Phone
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.65%) Linux
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
8 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Mentoring
2 10 (23.26%) ITIL
3 4 (9.30%) Change Management
3 4 (9.30%) Investment Management
3 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.98%) Coaching
4 3 (6.98%) Line Management
4 3 (6.98%) Network Design
4 3 (6.98%) IT Governance
4 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 2 (4.65%) Time Management
5 2 (4.65%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.65%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.33%) People Management
6 1 (2.33%) Change Control
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.33%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) MCP
2 7 (16.28%) CCNA
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.95%) MCITP
4 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 5 (11.63%) MCSE
5 3 (6.98%) MCSA
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.65%) CCNP
6 2 (4.65%) MCTS
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.33%) MCDST
7 1 (2.33%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Cisco
3 5 (11.63%) Citrix
3 5 (11.63%) Apple
4 4 (9.30%) VMware
5 3 (6.98%) Avaya
5 3 (6.98%) Remedy
6 2 (4.65%) Lotus
7 1 (2.33%) Google
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Juniper
City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus
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