The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 706 660 674
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 207 290 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 172 247 285
Average salary £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Desktop Support Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93269 99958 106773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.55% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79182 82396 87200
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Desktop Support Analyst Salary Trend in England

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Desktop Support Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
London -72 99 £30,000 -7.69% 5
South East +63 74 £28,000 +12.00% 3
North West +33 7 £24,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire +14 6 £24,625 +13.21% 1
East of England -4 6 £24,500 -6.66%
East Midlands +11 5 £22,500 -18.18% 1
South West -15 5 £26,048 +27.06%
West Midlands -32 5 £19,750 -8.13%
Desktop Support Analyst
UK

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 373 (86.14%) Windows
2 244 (56.35%) Active Directory
3 242 (55.89%) Microsoft
4 185 (42.73%) Windows 7
5 175 (40.42%) MS Office
6 131 (30.25%) Windows Server
7 122 (28.18%) ITIL
8 113 (26.10%) Citrix
9 108 (24.94%) MS Excel
10 87 (20.09%) MS Exchange
11 83 (19.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 83 (19.17%) Office 365
12 82 (18.94%) Finance
13 80 (18.48%) SCCM
14 72 (16.63%) Windows XP
15 68 (15.70%) VMware
16 67 (15.47%) Android
16 67 (15.47%) Windows 8
17 65 (15.01%) Microsoft Certification
18 62 (14.32%) Blackberry
19 61 (14.09%) TCP/IP
20 58 (13.39%) DNS
21 57 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
22 51 (11.78%) SLA
23 47 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
24 45 (10.39%) Degree
25 44 (10.16%) DHCP
26 42 (9.70%) VPN
27 41 (9.47%) Cisco
28 40 (9.24%) Firewall

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 87 (20.09%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (6.47%) SharePoint
4 20 (4.62%) IIS
5 18 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (3.46%) Skype for Business
8 13 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.69%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.23%) Confluence
12 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 175 (40.42%) MS Office
2 108 (24.94%) MS Excel
3 25 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 83 (19.17%) Office 365
2 3 (0.69%) SaaS
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (14.09%) TCP/IP
2 58 (13.39%) DNS
3 44 (10.16%) DHCP
4 42 (9.70%) VPN
5 40 (9.24%) Firewall
6 34 (7.85%) LAN
7 29 (6.70%) WAN
8 21 (4.85%) VoIP
9 20 (4.62%) Internet
10 11 (2.54%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (2.08%) SAN
12 7 (1.62%) HTTPS
12 7 (1.62%) Skype
13 6 (1.39%) SNMP
13 6 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.15%) Intranet
14 5 (1.15%) NAS
15 4 (0.92%) IP Telephony
16 3 (0.69%) SSL
16 3 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.23%) MS Access
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.62%) JIRA
General
1 82 (18.94%) Finance
2 36 (8.31%) Legal
3 28 (6.47%) Law
4 20 (4.62%) Banking
5 14 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.54%) Local Government
7 7 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.15%) Advertising
8 5 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.69%) Back Office
9 3 (0.69%) Front Office
10 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.46%) Marketing
10 2 (0.46%) Retail
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) iGaming
11 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.62%) .NET
2 6 (1.39%) X-Windows
3 5 (1.15%) HTML
3 5 (1.15%) XML
4 3 (0.69%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.23%) ODBC
5 1 (0.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.32%) Blackberry
2 22 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
3 20 (4.62%) Driving Licence
4 17 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.23%) Hedge funds
6 13 (3.00%) iPhone
7 12 (2.77%) Clustering
7 12 (2.77%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.54%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.85%) iPad
10 7 (1.62%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.15%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.15%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.15%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.15%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.69%) Fintech
12 3 (0.69%) Handset
12 3 (0.69%) Replication
13 2 (0.46%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.46%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 373 (86.14%) Windows
2 185 (42.73%) Windows 7
3 131 (30.25%) Windows Server
4 83 (19.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (16.63%) Windows XP
6 67 (15.47%) Android
6 67 (15.47%) Windows 8
7 57 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (8.55%) Apple iOS
9 34 (7.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (5.77%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.08%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.62%) Linux
13 5 (1.15%) Unix
14 4 (0.92%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.69%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.23%) SUSE
16 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (28.18%) ITIL
2 34 (7.85%) Service Delivery
3 23 (5.31%) Service Management
4 20 (4.62%) Problem Management
5 15 (3.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (3.46%) Time Management
6 10 (2.31%) ITIL V3
6 10 (2.31%) Line Management
6 10 (2.31%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (2.08%) Asset Management
7 9 (2.08%) Document Management
7 9 (2.08%) ITSM
7 9 (2.08%) Patch Management
7 9 (2.08%) Server Patching
7 9 (2.08%) Wealth Management
8 7 (1.62%) Application Packaging
8 7 (1.62%) Incident Management
9 6 (1.39%) ISMS
9 6 (1.39%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (1.39%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.70%) SQL
2 22 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.23%) VBScript
4 7 (1.62%) C
4 7 (1.62%) VB.NET
5 6 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.69%) VBA
7 1 (0.23%) Java
7 1 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (15.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (10.39%) Degree
3 36 (8.31%) MCSE
4 35 (8.08%) MCP
5 30 (6.93%) MCDST
6 20 (4.62%) SC Cleared
6 20 (4.62%) Security Cleared
7 16 (3.70%) MCSA
8 13 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (2.08%) CCNA
12 5 (1.15%) MOS
13 3 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.46%) HND
14 2 (0.46%) MCITP
15 1 (0.23%) A+ Certification
15 1 (0.23%) CCDA
15 1 (0.23%) CCNP
15 1 (0.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.78%) SLA
2 9 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 244 (56.35%) Active Directory
2 47 (10.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (8.55%) XenApp
4 21 (4.85%) Hyper-V
5 19 (4.39%) vSphere
6 9 (2.08%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.92%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 80 (18.48%) SCCM
2 14 (3.23%) WSUS
3 5 (1.15%) OpenView
4 4 (0.92%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.92%) DameWare
5 3 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.46%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.23%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.23%) SCOM
7 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 242 (55.89%) Microsoft
2 113 (26.10%) Citrix
3 68 (15.70%) VMware
4 41 (9.47%) Cisco
5 39 (9.01%) Bloomberg
6 34 (7.85%) HP
7 26 (6.00%) Apple
8 19 (4.39%) Dell
9 13 (3.00%) iManage
9 13 (3.00%) Reuters
10 10 (2.31%) Polycom
11 9 (2.08%) Avaya
12 8 (1.85%) Symantec
13 7 (1.62%) Juniper
13 7 (1.62%) LANDesk
13 7 (1.62%) Mitel
14 6 (1.39%) Atlassian
15 5 (1.15%) Adobe
16 4 (0.92%) AppSense
16 4 (0.92%) Sophos
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