The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 660 687 678
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 207 190 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 175 171 173
Average salary £29,000 £27,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,000 £38,550
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £26,750
% change year-on-year
- -10.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Desktop Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the UK.

Desktop Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Desktop Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Desktop Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
England +44 204 £29,000 +0.86% 16
London +29 146 £32,250 +7.50% 6
City of London +22 51 £40,250 +34.16% 2
South East -45 20 £24,000 +4.34% 1
East of England -3 9 £22,000 -12.00% 4
South West -10 9 £21,500 +7.50% 4
North West - 9 £25,000 -
West Midlands -2 8 £25,000 +4.16%
Hertfordshire -12 8 £26,980 +4.77% 3
West Sussex +3 5 £24,000 -12.72%
Crawley +1 5 £24,000 -12.72%
Oxfordshire -2 5 £23,500 +2.17%
Birmingham -8 5 £23,750 -1.04%
Bristol - 5 £20,500 - 2
Bicester - 5 £23,500 -
Lancashire - 4 £25,000 -
Blackpool - 4 £25,000 -
Bedfordshire +14 3 £22,000 -12.00%
Surrey -12 3 £21,000 -6.66% 1
Berkshire -18 3 £33,000 +4.76%
Hampshire -28 3 £27,900 -10.00%
Wiltshire - 3 £21,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £29,000 -
Northampton - 3 £29,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £29,000 -
Chessington - 3 £31,500 -
Manchester - 3 £35,000 -
Guildford -7 2 £20,500 -8.88%
Reading -8 2 £34,000 -
Swindon - 2 £21,500 -

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 350 (80.83%) Windows
2 268 (61.89%) Active Directory
3 230 (53.12%) Windows 7
4 215 (49.65%) Microsoft
5 202 (46.65%) MS Office
6 178 (41.11%) ITIL
7 124 (28.64%) Windows XP
8 121 (27.94%) MS Excel
9 115 (26.56%) Blackberry
10 114 (26.33%) Finance
11 87 (20.09%) Citrix
12 82 (18.94%) MS Exchange
13 80 (18.48%) TCP/IP
14 76 (17.55%) Microsoft Certification
15 75 (17.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 64 (14.78%) MCP
17 62 (14.32%) Windows Server 2008
18 58 (13.39%) VMware
19 57 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
20 53 (12.24%) DHCP
20 53 (12.24%) Windows 8
21 48 (11.09%) SCCM
22 47 (10.85%) VPN
22 47 (10.85%) Apple
23 46 (10.62%) LAN
24 45 (10.39%) DNS
24 45 (10.39%) MCSE
25 43 (9.93%) SLA
25 43 (9.93%) Banking
26 40 (9.24%) Legal

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 82 (18.94%) MS Exchange
2 75 (17.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 27 (6.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (3.93%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.31%) WorkSite
8 10 (2.31%) Lync
9 5 (1.15%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.46%) IIS
10 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 202 (46.65%) MS Office
2 121 (27.94%) MS Excel
3 23 (5.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.46%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.39%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.46%) assyst
2 1 (0.23%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.62%) Office 365
2 5 (1.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 80 (18.48%) TCP/IP
2 53 (12.24%) DHCP
3 47 (10.85%) VPN
4 46 (10.62%) LAN
5 45 (10.39%) DNS
6 40 (9.24%) WAN
7 21 (4.85%) Firewall
8 17 (3.93%) Network Security
9 14 (3.23%) IP Telephony
10 13 (3.00%) Wireless
10 13 (3.00%) VoIP
11 9 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (2.08%) ADSL
12 7 (1.62%) Internet
13 6 (1.39%) Broadband
14 5 (1.15%) Ethernet
15 4 (0.92%) WLAN
15 4 (0.92%) PBX
15 4 (0.92%) Extranet
16 3 (0.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.46%) MS Access
4 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Ant
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.23%) MSI
General
1 114 (26.33%) Finance
2 43 (9.93%) Banking
3 40 (9.24%) Legal
4 39 (9.01%) Law
5 30 (6.93%) Investment Banking
6 24 (5.54%) Financial Institution
7 23 (5.31%) Front Office
8 16 (3.70%) Retail
9 10 (2.31%) Advertising
10 9 (2.08%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.92%) Back Office
12 3 (0.69%) Marketing
13 2 (0.46%) Publishing
14 1 (0.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.15%) Application Packaging
1 5 (1.15%) .NET
2 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.46%) HTML
2 2 (0.46%) CGI
3 1 (0.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 115 (26.56%) Blackberry
2 23 (5.31%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (4.39%) iPhone
4 18 (4.16%) iPad
5 16 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 16 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 14 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.39%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.92%) SecurID
10 4 (0.92%) User Experience
11 3 (0.69%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.69%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.69%) IVR
11 3 (0.69%) Replication
11 3 (0.69%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.46%) Life Science
12 2 (0.46%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 350 (80.83%) Windows
2 230 (53.12%) Windows 7
3 124 (28.64%) Windows XP
4 62 (14.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (12.24%) Windows 8
7 20 (4.62%) Windows Vista
8 18 (4.16%) Android
8 18 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (3.93%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.85%) Linux
10 8 (1.85%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.69%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.23%) UNIX
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (41.11%) ITIL
2 27 (6.24%) Service Delivery
3 25 (5.77%) Service Management
4 23 (5.31%) Document Management
5 21 (4.85%) Business Continuity
6 18 (4.16%) Incident Management
7 17 (3.93%) Business Continuity Management
8 12 (2.77%) Time Management
9 11 (2.54%) Asset Management
10 9 (2.08%) CRM
11 8 (1.85%) Project Management
11 8 (1.85%) Migration
11 8 (1.85%) Change Management
11 8 (1.85%) Mobile Device Management
12 7 (1.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (1.62%) Security Management
13 6 (1.39%) Fund Management
13 6 (1.39%) Coaching
13 6 (1.39%) Investment Management
14 5 (1.15%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.54%) SQL
2 7 (1.62%) Java
3 6 (1.39%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.92%) Perl
5 2 (0.46%) C#
5 2 (0.46%) VB
5 2 (0.46%) VBA
6 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.23%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (17.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (14.78%) MCP
3 45 (10.39%) MCSE
4 39 (9.01%) Degree
5 21 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.00%) MCDST
8 12 (2.77%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.08%) MCITP
10 8 (1.85%) CCNA
10 8 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.62%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.39%) MCSA
12 6 (1.39%) MOS
13 4 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.46%) CCAA
15 1 (0.23%) MCTS
15 1 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.93%) SLA
System Software
1 268 (61.89%) Active Directory
2 36 (8.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.23%) XenApp
4 6 (1.39%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.15%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.69%) vSphere
6 3 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.23%) UAG
8 1 (0.23%) Xen
8 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 48 (11.09%) SCCM
2 8 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.62%) WSUS
4 4 (0.92%) Casper Suite
5 2 (0.46%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (0.46%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.46%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.23%) Kibana
6 1 (0.23%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.23%) DameWare
6 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 215 (49.65%) Microsoft
2 87 (20.09%) Citrix
3 58 (13.39%) VMware
4 47 (10.85%) Apple
5 27 (6.24%) Bloomberg
6 25 (5.77%) ServiceNow
7 23 (5.31%) Cisco
8 21 (4.85%) Reuters
9 17 (3.93%) Avaya
10 13 (3.00%) Interwoven
11 12 (2.77%) Oracle
11 12 (2.77%) Symantec
12 11 (2.54%) HP
13 10 (2.31%) Dell
14 9 (2.08%) Mitel
15 8 (1.85%) Fidessa
15 8 (1.85%) Remedy
16 7 (1.62%) AppSense
16 7 (1.62%) McAfee
17 6 (1.39%) NetApp
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