The median annual salary for a Desktop Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 916 956
Rank change year-on-year +86 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Manager 35 46 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.044% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.046% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 17 40 26
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £33,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +17.64%  

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 83638 100515 107033
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69429 84372 87341
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Desktop Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Manager in the UK

Desktop Manager
Top 19 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 3 months to 23 April 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
England +82 35 £47,500 -5.00% 3
London +63 22 £43,000 -18.09% 3
South East +63 5 £60,000 +14.28%
East Midlands +15 5 - -
Nottinghamshire - 5 - -
City of London +42 4 £57,250 +9.04% 2
Hampshire - 3 £55,000 -
Surrey +50 2 £65,000 +62.50%
West Midlands +19 2 £50,750 +1.50%
Southampton - 2 £50,000 -
Shropshire +9 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Telford +1 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Redhill - 1 £65,000 -
Staines - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Coventry - 1 £54,000 -

Desktop Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 19 (35.85%) SCCM
3 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
4 15 (28.30%) ITIL
4 15 (28.30%) Service Management
4 15 (28.30%) Office 365
5 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
6 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
7 12 (22.64%) Windows 10
8 11 (20.75%) Citrix
8 11 (20.75%) Project Management
8 11 (20.75%) VMware
8 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
10 9 (16.98%) XenDesktop
10 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (15.09%) vSphere
11 8 (15.09%) Process Management
11 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
12 7 (13.21%) MCSE
12 7 (13.21%) CA
12 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (13.21%) SLA
12 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX
12 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (13.21%) CA Agile Central
13 6 (11.32%) IT Strategy
13 6 (11.32%) CCA

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 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) VPN
2 4 (7.55%) LAN
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
3 3 (5.66%) Skype
3 3 (5.66%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.89%) DHCP
5 1 (1.89%) DNS
5 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.89%) VoIP
5 1 (1.89%) Wireless
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.77%) Games
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) User Experience
1 5 (9.43%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.89%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
3 12 (22.64%) Windows 10
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.89%) Linux
7 1 (1.89%) MVS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) ITIL
1 15 (28.30%) Service Management
2 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) Project Management
3 10 (18.87%) Service Delivery
4 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
4 8 (15.09%) Process Management
5 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.32%) IT Strategy
7 5 (9.43%) Escalation Management
7 5 (9.43%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (9.43%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.55%) People Management
8 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.55%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.66%) B2B
9 3 (5.66%) Line Management
9 3 (5.66%) Patch Management
9 3 (5.66%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C#
1 1 (1.89%) Python
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) MCSE
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.32%) CCA
2 6 (11.32%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (7.55%) Degree
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.77%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.89%) PMP
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.98%) XenDesktop
4 8 (15.09%) vSphere
5 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (35.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Citrix
2 11 (20.75%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) CA
3 7 (13.21%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (9.43%) Dell
5 3 (5.66%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.77%) Lumension
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco
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