The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 228 249 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 9 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £23,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £24,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Desktop Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5438 6824 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.98% 96.56% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4555 5782 5290
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Desktop Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Desktop Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Desktop Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Desktop Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

Desktop Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 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
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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
Manchester +29 7 £23,500 -32.85%
Cheshire +24 1 £22,500 -
Merseyside -12 1 £21,500 -14.00%
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Desktop 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
4 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 7 (38.89%) Citrix
7 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 5 (27.78%) ITIL
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
9 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
9 4 (22.22%) Skype
9 4 (22.22%) Office 365
9 4 (22.22%) MS Office
9 4 (22.22%) DHCP
9 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 4 (22.22%) VPN
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
10 3 (16.67%) SQL
10 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 3 (16.67%) Finance
10 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Desktop 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (11.11%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) Skype
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 4 (22.22%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCAA
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.56%) DameWare
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
3 2 (11.11%) Quark
4 1 (5.56%) BMC