The median annual salary for a Desktop Manager was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Manager
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 891 908
Rank change year-on-year +61 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Manager 29 44 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.045% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.047% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 33
Median salary £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £33,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.64%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Desktop Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Desktop Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Manager in England

Desktop Manager
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Manager in England.

Salary trend for Desktop Manager in England

Desktop Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Manager in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Manager in England

Desktop Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
London +69 14 £44,500 -11.00% 2
South East +53 5 £60,000 +14.28%
East Midlands +11 5 - -
West Midlands +26 2 £50,750 +1.50%
East of England +25 1 - -
North West -19 1 £47,500 +13.43%
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Desktop Manager
UK

Desktop Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Desktop Manager 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 across the England region featuring Desktop Manager in the job title.

1 19 (39.58%) Finance
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.25%) SCCM
3 14 (29.17%) ITIL
4 11 (22.92%) Office 365
5 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.83%) Service Management
5 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
6 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 8 (16.67%) Citrix
7 8 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 7 (14.58%) SLA
8 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
8 7 (14.58%) VMware
8 7 (14.58%) Resource Management
9 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (12.50%) Degree
9 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (10.42%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (10.42%) Escalation Management
10 5 (10.42%) Virtual Team
10 5 (10.42%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (10.42%) IT Strategy
10 5 (10.42%) MS Office
10 5 (10.42%) VPN

Desktop Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) VPN
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) Skype
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) VoIP
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) Wireless
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Virtual Team
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.08%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.08%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) MVS
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
2 10 (20.83%) Service Management
3 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
4 7 (14.58%) Resource Management
5 5 (10.42%) Escalation Management
5 5 (10.42%) IT Strategy
5 5 (10.42%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (10.42%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (10.42%) Process Management
5 5 (10.42%) Project Management
6 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 4 (8.33%) People Management
6 4 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.25%) B2B
7 3 (6.25%) Line Management
7 3 (6.25%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C#
1 1 (2.08%) Python
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) MCSE
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.25%) CCA
3 3 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.25%) PMP
4 2 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.42%) vSphere
3 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Citrix
3 7 (14.58%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) Dell
5 4 (8.33%) CA
5 4 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (6.25%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.17%) Lumension
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco
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