The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Desktop Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 221 244 240
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 7 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 14
Median salary £24,000 £20,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £20,000 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £27,900 £26,700
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Desktop Support 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
5478 6189 6821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.04% 96.64% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4937 5480
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Desktop Support Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Desktop Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +4 6 £27,365 +36.82%
Merseyside - 1 £24,000 -
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Desktop Support Analyst 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 across the North West region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 11 (57.89%) DNS
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) Citrix
6 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
7 7 (36.84%) Time Management
7 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (36.84%) VPN
7 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
7 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
8 6 (31.58%) SNMP
8 6 (31.58%) ITIL
8 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) IIS
8 6 (31.58%) HTTPS
8 6 (31.58%) Apple
8 6 (31.58%) Internet
8 6 (31.58%) Firewall
8 6 (31.58%) System Testing
9 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (26.32%) MS Office
9 5 (26.32%) DHCP

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) IIS
3 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) QuarkXPress
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
2 11 (57.89%) DNS
3 7 (36.84%) VPN
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) HTTPS
4 6 (31.58%) Internet
4 6 (31.58%) SNMP
5 5 (26.32%) DHCP
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.26%) iPad
1 1 (5.26%) iPhone
1 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Time Management
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) System Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.26%) DameWare
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) Apple
4 2 (10.53%) Adobe
4 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
4 2 (10.53%) Quark
5 1 (5.26%) AppSense
5 1 (5.26%) BMC