The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Administrator was - in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Desktop Support Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 928 922
Rank change year-on-year +87 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Administrator 2 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.003% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.004% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 9
Median salary - £33,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.85%  
UK excluding London median salary - £36,000 £26,250
% change year-on-year - +37.14%  

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 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Desktop Support Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Administrator in England

Desktop Support Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Administrator in England

Desktop Support Administrator
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 Support Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
South East +69 2 - -
Desktop Support Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Desktop Support Administrator 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 Support Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (50.00%) Terminal Server
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) VBScript
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Retail
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell

Desktop Support Administrator 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 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Dropbox
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Internet
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Skype
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) German Language
2 2 (25.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Terminal Server
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) Aruba
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) Mitel