The median annual salary for a Senior Desktop Support was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Desktop Support
UK
Rank 861 936 931
Rank change year-on-year +75 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 6 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.027% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.028% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 23
Median salary £40,500 £32,909 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.06% -15.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £26,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £42,000 £43,700
UK excluding London median salary £30,750 £32,909 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.56% -5.97%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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%  

Senior Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Desktop Support in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Desktop Support in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Support over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Desktop Support in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Top 9 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +70 6 £40,500 +23.06% 2
London +68 4 £48,000 +47.69%
Docklands, London - 2 - -
South East +74 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
City of London +49 1 £43,500 -3.33%
Surrey +35 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Hatfield +23 1 £24,000 -
East of England +23 1 £24,000 -15.78% 1
Hertfordshire +15 1 £24,000 -15.78% 1

Senior Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior Desktop Support 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 in the job title.

1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Finance
4 12 (54.55%) Citrix
4 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 10 (45.45%) MS Office
6 8 (36.36%) ITIL
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) Service Management
6 8 (36.36%) Windows 10
7 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
8 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
8 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 4 (18.18%) Sage
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
10 3 (13.64%) User Experience
10 3 (13.64%) Wireless
10 3 (13.64%) VMware
10 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
10 3 (13.64%) Bloomberg
10 3 (13.64%) ZENworks
10 3 (13.64%) SCCM
11 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
11 2 (9.09%) XenApp
11 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (9.09%) Degree
11 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
11 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V

Senior Desktop Support 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 (22.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) Wireless
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MSI
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Law
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 10
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
5 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
1 8 (36.36%) Service Management
2 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 2 (9.09%) Coaching
2 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
2 2 (9.09%) Personalization
2 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (9.09%) Server Building
3 1 (4.55%) Fund Management
3 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Time Management
3 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Citrix
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Sage
4 3 (13.64%) Bloomberg
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) AppSense
5 2 (9.09%) iManage
6 1 (4.55%) FactSet
6 1 (4.55%) Reuters
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