The median annual salary for a Desktop Administrator was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Desktop Administrator
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 615 642 674
Rank change year-on-year +27 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Administrator 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.003% 0.005% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.005% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary - £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +42.85%  

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 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) MobileIron
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (50.00%) Lumension
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) WSUS
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS

Desktop Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) High-Frequency Trading
2 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) MobileIron
3 3 (50.00%) Lumension
4 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Reuters
4 1 (16.67%) Wyse