The median annual salary for a Desktop Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Administrator
England / London
Rank 572 654 645
Rank change year-on-year +82 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Administrator 5 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.005% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.005% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 11
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £30,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary - £36,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +30.90%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31798 40313 40525
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26867 34769 34043
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Desktop Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Administrator in London

Desktop Administrator
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Desktop Administrator in London

Desktop Administrator
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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
City of London - 5 £42,500 -
Desktop Administrator
England

Desktop Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Desktop 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 London region featuring Desktop Administrator in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (58.33%) CCNA
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) MCSA
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) Lumension
6 5 (41.67%) Software Deployment
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (41.67%) MobileIron
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
8 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (25.00%) Mac OS
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
8 3 (25.00%) Application Packaging
8 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (16.67%) High-Frequency Trading
9 2 (16.67%) iPad
9 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS

Desktop Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Dropbox
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Mac OS
6 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Deployment
2 3 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (16.67%) High-Frequency Trading
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNA
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) MCSA
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PMP
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Lumension
3 5 (41.67%) MobileIron
4 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Reuters
5 1 (8.33%) Aruba
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) Mitel