The median annual salary for a Senior Desktop Support was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 910 962
Rank change year-on-year +50 +52  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Support 14 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.024% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.025% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 19
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £33,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,500 £43,400
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.88% +28.57%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Desktop Support in the UK

Senior Desktop Support
Top 16 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 26 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 +28 13 £37,500 -3.84% 3
London +15 5 £37,500 -3.84% 1
South East +59 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Surrey +34 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £26,000 -
Guildford - 2 £40,000 -
East of England - 2 £26,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £26,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £36,500 -
Scotland - 1 £36,500 -
Bradford - 1 £30,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 - 2
Yeovil - 1 £35,000 -
Somerset - 1 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 - 2
South West - 1 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) SCCM
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
4 5 (26.32%) LAN
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (21.05%) MCSA
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (15.79%) Banking
6 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
6 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) SLA
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Android
6 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
6 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Office 365
7 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) VMware
7 2 (10.53%) Law
7 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution

Senior Desktop Support 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) Skype
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.53%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
1 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.79%) Android
4 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
4 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) Case Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITSM
3 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Server Patching
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MCSA
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) AppSense
4 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
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