Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Manager was £40,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1111 1163 1247
Rank change year-on-year +52 +84 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Manager 72 93 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.046% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.048% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 46 72 68
UK median annual salary £40,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.38% +10.53% -13.64%
10th Percentile £35,625 £36,250 £27,375
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,375 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.50% - -2.44%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170504 195110 215041
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138625 163935 176370
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Desktop Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Manager in the UK

Desktop Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Desktop Manager in the UK

Desktop Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Manager over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Manager in the UK

Desktop Manager
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 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
England +59 72 £40,750 -22.38% 1
London +50 51 £40,000 -27.27% 1
UK excluding London +26 21 £46,250 -7.50%
South East +65 9 £48,500 -7.62%
Midlands +43 9 £44,500 -11.00%
East Midlands +21 5 - -
West Midlands +22 4 £44,500 -11.00%
East of England -1 1 £37,500 -36.17%
North of England -15 1 £45,000 +7.46%
South West - 1 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

Desktop Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 featuring Desktop Manager in the job title.

1 34 (47.22%) Service Management
2 28 (38.89%) Windows
3 20 (27.78%) Project Management
4 19 (26.39%) Finance
5 17 (23.61%) SCCM
6 16 (22.22%) Office 365
7 15 (20.83%) ITIL
8 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
8 13 (18.06%) Service Delivery
8 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (16.67%) VMware
9 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (15.28%) Windows 10
10 11 (15.28%) Citrix
10 11 (15.28%) PRINCE2
11 10 (13.89%) ITSM
11 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
11 10 (13.89%) XenDesktop
12 9 (12.50%) vSphere
12 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (12.50%) Consumerization
12 9 (12.50%) MCSE
12 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (12.50%) Process Management
13 8 (11.11%) LAN
13 8 (11.11%) CA
13 8 (11.11%) CA Agile Central
13 8 (11.11%) Skype
13 8 (11.11%) VMware ESXi

Desktop Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) LAN
1 8 (11.11%) Skype
2 7 (9.72%) WAN
2 7 (9.72%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (1.39%) Firewall
5 1 (1.39%) NAS
5 1 (1.39%) VoIP
5 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.17%) Automotive
5 2 (2.78%) Games
5 2 (2.78%) Law
5 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 2 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Digital Currency
1 6 (8.33%) User Experience
1 6 (8.33%) Virtual Team
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.39%) iPad
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.39%) PDA
3 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) Windows 10
3 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.94%) Linux
5 5 (6.94%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.17%) Solaris
6 3 (4.17%) Unix
7 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.39%) MVS
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) Service Management
2 20 (27.78%) Project Management
3 15 (20.83%) ITIL
4 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.06%) Service Delivery
5 11 (15.28%) PRINCE2
6 10 (13.89%) ITSM
7 9 (12.50%) Consumerization
7 9 (12.50%) Process Management
8 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.33%) Process Improvement
8 6 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.94%) Escalation Management
9 5 (6.94%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.56%) Supplier Management
11 3 (4.17%) Patch Management
11 3 (4.17%) People Management
11 3 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) C
2 3 (4.17%) C#
2 3 (4.17%) C++
2 3 (4.17%) Embedded C
2 3 (4.17%) Embedded C++
2 3 (4.17%) Java
2 3 (4.17%) Perl
2 3 (4.17%) Python
2 3 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) MCSE
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.72%) CCA
2 7 (9.72%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (9.72%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) APMG
3 3 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.17%) PMP
4 2 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (1.39%) ACMT
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.89%) XenDesktop
4 9 (12.50%) vSphere
5 8 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (23.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 12 (16.67%) VMware
2 11 (15.28%) Citrix
3 8 (11.11%) CA
3 8 (11.11%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (6.94%) Dell
5 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.78%) Lumension
7 1 (1.39%) Apple
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco
7 1 (1.39%) Samsung
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