The median annual salary for a Senior Desktop Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 925 959
Rank change year-on-year +59 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support Engineer 8 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.011% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 2
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £31,100 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,875 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Desktop Support Engineer in the UK

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Desktop Support Engineer in the UK

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Support Engineer over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Desktop Support Engineer in the UK

Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +47 8 £30,000 -14.28% 1
UK excluding London +38 6 £28,000 -20.00% 1
South East +45 2 £40,000 +14.28%
London +27 2 £37,500 +7.14%
East of England - 2 £26,000 -
North of England - 2 £28,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior Desktop Support Engineer 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 Senior Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
7 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (10.00%) Law
7 1 (10.00%) Legal
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (10.00%) LAN
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) DNS

Senior Desktop Support Engineer 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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) Case Management
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
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