Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Desktop Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Senior Desktop Support
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 810 857
Rank change year-on-year -7 +47 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 25 29 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.033% 0.038% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.040% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 43
London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,750 £32,400 £32,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £54,500 £44,350
England median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -10.26% +11.43% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Senior Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior Desktop Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Desktop Support in London

Senior Desktop Support
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Desktop Support in London

Senior Desktop Support
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Support in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Desktop Support in London

Senior Desktop Support
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Support within the London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East London - 5 - -
West London +5 2 £34,500 -27.37%
Central London +6 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Senior Desktop Support
England

Senior Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior Desktop Support 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 Senior Desktop Support in the job title.

1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (36.00%) SCCM
5 9 (36.00%) Citrix
5 9 (36.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) VMware
7 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) NetApp
9 5 (20.00%) Terminal Server
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) C#
9 5 (20.00%) Perl
9 5 (20.00%) .NET
9 5 (20.00%) Python
9 5 (20.00%) WSH
9 5 (20.00%) Financial Institution
9 5 (20.00%) Banking
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
9 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (20.00%) Low Latency
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.00%) DFS Replication
9 5 (20.00%) WMI
10 4 (16.00%) Office 365
10 4 (16.00%) Proactive Monitoring

Senior Desktop Support 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Eikon
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (12.00%) Italian Language
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) French Language
5 1 (4.00%) Billing
5 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
1 5 (20.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) Low Latency
1 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
1 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Fund Management
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (8.00%) Server Patching
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) Ticket Management
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) People Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) Perl
2 5 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCSA
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCP
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.00%) DFS Replication
3 5 (20.00%) Terminal Server
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) SCCM
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (20.00%) WMI
3 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Citrix
3 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) NetApp
5 4 (16.00%) Bloomberg
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 3 (12.00%) EMC
6 3 (12.00%) Reuters
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) Avaya
7 1 (4.00%) FactSet
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) Tradeweb