The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 218 230 217
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 6 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.037% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Average salary £29,375 £30,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,900
UK excluding London average salary £24,888 £22,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -13.46%
Desktop Support Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5543 5447 5133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.58% 93.10% 94.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3814 4129 4221
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,225 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Desktop Support Analyst Salary Trend in Berkshire

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 £32,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £25,000 -
Newbury - 1 £26,250 -
Desktop Support Analyst
South East

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Desktop Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support Analyst in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
3 14 (77.78%) Windows XP
3 14 (77.78%) ITIL
4 9 (50.00%) MS Office
4 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) Lync
6 6 (33.33%) SCCM
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) Service Management
7 5 (27.78%) Financial Institution
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (22.22%) SLA
9 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
9 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 3 (16.67%) MCSE
9 3 (16.67%) PBX
9 3 (16.67%) Citrix
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (16.67%) Avaya
9 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
10 2 (11.11%) BCP
11 1 (5.56%) WAN
11 1 (5.56%) DHCP

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Desktop Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) Lync
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) PBX
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
General
1 5 (27.78%) Financial Institution
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows XP
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) BCP
5 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) Avaya
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Dell