The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Service Desk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 186 190 193
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 52 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 48 17 23
Average salary £23,000 £20,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £16,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,800 £25,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £20,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -4.65%
Service Desk 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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5915 4834 5506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 95.01% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4943 4184 4878
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Service Desk Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Service Desk Analyst Salary Trend in the South West

Service Desk Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(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
Wiltshire +26 26 £24,000 +9.09% 2
Dorset +3 12 £21,000 -10.63% 2
Bristol - 11 £22,500 - 4
Somerset -21 3 £25,000 +25.00%
Gloucestershire -3 2 £21,750 +35.93%
Service Desk Analyst
England

Service Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Service Desk 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 Service Desk Analyst in their job title.

1 61 (81.33%) Windows
2 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 38 (50.67%) Active Directory
4 33 (44.00%) Windows 7
5 32 (42.67%) ITIL
6 28 (37.33%) MS Office
7 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 23 (30.67%) TCP/IP
9 23 (30.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (28.00%) DNS
10 21 (28.00%) SLA
10 21 (28.00%) DHCP
11 19 (25.33%) Firewall
11 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 18 (24.00%) Windows XP
13 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
14 15 (20.00%) Avaya
15 14 (18.67%) HP
15 14 (18.67%) Dell
15 14 (18.67%) Citrix
15 14 (18.67%) Ethernet
15 14 (18.67%) VPN
15 14 (18.67%) Finance
15 14 (18.67%) SonicWALL
16 13 (17.33%) Apple
16 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
17 12 (16.00%) MCP
17 12 (16.00%) Terminal Services
18 11 (14.67%) .NET

Service Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Service Desk 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 Service Desk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (9.33%) Lync
4 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (37.33%) MS Office
2 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.67%) TCP/IP
2 21 (28.00%) DNS
2 21 (28.00%) DHCP
3 19 (25.33%) Firewall
4 14 (18.67%) Ethernet
4 14 (18.67%) VPN
5 10 (13.33%) Wireless
6 7 (9.33%) Intranet
7 2 (2.67%) LAN
7 2 (2.67%) WAN
7 2 (2.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Billing
3 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) PDA
2 7 (9.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.33%) iPhone
3 4 (5.33%) iPad
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Handset
6 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 61 (81.33%) Windows
2 33 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (24.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (12.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.67%) Linux
8 1 (1.33%) UNIX
8 1 (1.33%) Debian
8 1 (1.33%) Fedora
8 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.33%) Android
8 1 (1.33%) CentOS
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) ITIL
2 8 (10.67%) Problem Management
3 7 (9.33%) CAD
3 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.33%) Time Management
5 2 (2.67%) Change Control
5 2 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.67%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.67%) Service Management
5 2 (2.67%) Change Management
5 2 (2.67%) ITSM
5 2 (2.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.33%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.33%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.33%) C
2 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (30.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.00%) MCP
3 8 (10.67%) MCSA
4 7 (9.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (8.00%) Degree
6 5 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.00%) MCDST
7 3 (4.00%) MCTS
7 3 (4.00%) MCITP
7 3 (4.00%) MCSE
7 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.67%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 38 (50.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.00%) Terminal Services
3 11 (14.67%) MetaFrame
4 7 (9.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) SCCM
2 7 (9.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.00%) Avaya
3 14 (18.67%) HP
3 14 (18.67%) Dell
3 14 (18.67%) Citrix
3 14 (18.67%) SonicWALL
4 13 (17.33%) Apple
5 10 (13.33%) Cisco
6 7 (9.33%) Symantec
6 7 (9.33%) Remedy
7 6 (8.00%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.00%) McAfee
8 3 (4.00%) Sophos
9 1 (1.33%) BT
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle
9 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £22,024 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: From £18,000 to £19,000 per annum
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