The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 85 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 12 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.09% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 2
Average salary £24,542 £25,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.83% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £24,250 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +4.16%
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 Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1069 1002 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.09% 96.91% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 945 908 922
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Support Analyst Salary Trend in Kent

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Rochester - 3 £26,583 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £22,500 -
Westerham - 1 £29,000 -
Desktop Support Analyst
South East

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Service Management
3 10 (66.67%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Line Management
4 8 (53.33%) ITSM
4 8 (53.33%) SLA
5 7 (46.67%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Local Government
8 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (20.00%) Server Patching
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (13.33%) Firewall
9 2 (13.33%) Tripwire
9 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 2 (13.33%) Avaya
9 2 (13.33%) Lotus
9 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
9 2 (13.33%) Websense
9 2 (13.33%) CCNA
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco
9 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
9 2 (13.33%) MCSE
9 2 (13.33%) Patch Management

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Service Management
2 8 (53.33%) ITSM
2 8 (53.33%) Line Management
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Server Patching
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) SLA
2 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Avaya
2 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
2 2 (13.33%) Lotus
2 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (13.33%) Tripwire
2 2 (13.33%) Websense