Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Desktop Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1099 1150 1234
Rank change year-on-year +51 +84 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Manager 64 30 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.017% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.018% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 46 24 39
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.11% - -13.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Desktop Manager in the UK

Desktop Manager
Top 10 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 20 January 2018. 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 +50 63 £45,000 -5.26%
London +23 35 £45,000 -14.29%
UK excluding London +29 29 £46,500 -2.11%
North of England +19 17 £52,500 +10.53%
North West +3 15 £52,500 +10.53%
South East - 10 £37,500 -
North East - 2 £44,500 -
Midlands +20 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £38,500 -

Desktop Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 31 (48.44%) Windows
2 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 23 (35.94%) SCCM
4 22 (34.38%) Citrix
5 17 (26.56%) Service Management
6 15 (23.44%) Finance
7 14 (21.88%) SLA
8 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 11 (17.19%) ITIL
9 11 (17.19%) Office 365
10 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (12.50%) VMware
11 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
11 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
12 5 (7.81%) Skype for Business
12 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (7.81%) Skype
12 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (7.81%) Firewall
12 5 (7.81%) Symantec
12 5 (7.81%) LAN
12 5 (7.81%) WAN
13 4 (6.25%) Retail
13 4 (6.25%) STB
13 4 (6.25%) Degree
13 4 (6.25%) Smartphone
13 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
13 4 (6.25%) BCP
13 4 (6.25%) Avaya

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 5 (7.81%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Office 365
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.13%) G Suite
5 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Firewall
1 5 (7.81%) LAN
1 5 (7.81%) Skype
1 5 (7.81%) WAN
2 4 (6.25%) Wireless
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (4.69%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.13%) Internet
4 2 (3.13%) Intranet
4 2 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (1.56%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Blockchain
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.56%) Automotive
4 1 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Smartphone
1 4 (6.25%) STB
2 3 (4.69%) PMI
3 2 (3.13%) EPoS
4 1 (1.56%) CMDB
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (48.44%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Service Management
2 11 (17.19%) ITIL
3 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.25%) BCP
5 4 (6.25%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 4 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.69%) Change Management
6 3 (4.69%) Investment Management
6 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.69%) Project Management
6 3 (4.69%) Security Patching
7 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.13%) ERP
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.13%) ITSM
7 2 (3.13%) Migration
7 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.13%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.69%) VBScript
3 2 (3.13%) C
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) C++
4 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.56%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) Perl
4 1 (1.56%) Python
4 1 (1.56%) Ruby
4 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
1 4 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.56%) APMG
3 1 (1.56%) MCP
3 1 (1.56%) MCSA
3 1 (1.56%) MCSE
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) PMBOK
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.56%) XenApp
4 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (35.94%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) SCOrch
2 3 (4.69%) vRealize
2 3 (4.69%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.38%) Citrix
3 8 (12.50%) VMware
4 5 (7.81%) Symantec
5 4 (6.25%) Avaya
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco
7 2 (3.13%) Apple
7 2 (3.13%) Google
8 1 (1.56%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.56%) Reuters
8 1 (1.56%) Tradeweb