The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Administrator was - in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Administrator
UK
Rank 855 944 949
Rank change year-on-year +89 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Administrator 2 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.004% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 10
Median salary - £33,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.85%  
UK excluding London median salary - £36,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +30.90%  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Desktop Support Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Administrator in the UK

Desktop Support Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Administrator in the UK

Desktop Support Administrator
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +97 2 - -
South East +60 2 - -
Redhill - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -

Desktop Support Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Desktop Support 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 featuring Desktop Support Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (50.00%) Terminal Server
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) VBScript
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Retail
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell

Desktop Support Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 (62.50%) Skype for Business
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Dropbox
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Internet
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Skype
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) German Language
2 2 (25.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Terminal Server
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) Aruba
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) Mitel