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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 675 699 709
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 223 183 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 185 155 174
Average salary £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%

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
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 17 September 2014 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 17 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
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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 +1 213 £29,000 +5.45% 24
London +3 125 £32,000 +6.66% 12
South East +12 43 £24,000 -2.04% 2
City of London +10 32 £32,500 +4.83% 6
Surrey -2 12 £25,000 +2.04%
Berkshire +18 10 £24,500 -18.33% 1
South West -16 10 £23,500 +20.51% 3
West Midlands -1 9 £27,000 +5.88% 2
Yorkshire -28 9 £25,500 +41.66% 2
West Yorkshire -28 8 £25,500 +41.66% 2
Newbury - 8 £24,500 -
Leeds - 8 £25,500 - 1
East of England -14 7 £25,500 +13.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £17,500 -20.45%
Hampshire - 6 £25,750 -
Staines - 6 £24,000 -
Coventry -5 5 £29,500 +11.32% 1
East Midlands -9 5 £31,500 +65.78% 2
Gloucestershire - 5 £22,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 5 £22,000 - 1
Brighton -15 4 £24,000 -
East Sussex -23 4 £24,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £23,500 - 1
North East - 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 £27,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 - -
Nottingham +6 3 £31,500 +61.53% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 3 £31,500 +61.53% 1
West Sussex -9 3 £29,000 +31.81% 1

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 426 (84.86%) Windows
2 294 (58.57%) Windows 7
3 265 (52.79%) Active Directory
4 264 (52.59%) MS Office
5 234 (46.61%) Microsoft
6 188 (37.45%) ITIL
6 188 (37.45%) MS Excel
7 175 (34.86%) Windows XP
8 140 (27.89%) Finance
9 113 (22.51%) Blackberry
10 107 (21.31%) Citrix
11 87 (17.33%) TCP/IP
12 80 (15.94%) SCCM
13 78 (15.54%) MS Exchange
14 77 (15.34%) Apple
15 72 (14.34%) Windows Server 2008
16 67 (13.35%) Windows 8
17 63 (12.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 61 (12.15%) DHCP
18 61 (12.15%) Windows Server 2003
19 59 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
19 59 (11.75%) Law
20 57 (11.35%) VMware
21 51 (10.16%) LAN
22 50 (9.96%) VPN
23 49 (9.76%) DNS
24 43 (8.57%) Legal
25 42 (8.37%) SLA
26 41 (8.17%) WAN
27 40 (7.97%) Service Management

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 78 (15.54%) MS Exchange
2 63 (12.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 36 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (6.57%) SharePoint
5 23 (4.58%) Lync
6 20 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (2.59%) IBM Notes
9 11 (2.19%) WorkSite
10 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.40%) Apache
12 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 264 (52.59%) MS Office
2 188 (37.45%) MS Excel
3 36 (7.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (3.98%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.39%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Revit
6 1 (0.20%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.20%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.40%) assyst
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.20%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.19%) Office 365
2 4 (0.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 87 (17.33%) TCP/IP
2 61 (12.15%) DHCP
3 51 (10.16%) LAN
4 50 (9.96%) VPN
5 49 (9.76%) DNS
6 41 (8.17%) WAN
7 18 (3.59%) Wireless
8 17 (3.39%) Internet
9 15 (2.99%) Firewall
10 13 (2.59%) VoIP
11 9 (1.79%) IP Telephony
11 9 (1.79%) Network Security
12 7 (1.39%) Broadband
13 6 (1.20%) WLAN
13 6 (1.20%) IMAP4
13 6 (1.20%) 3G
14 5 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.00%) SAN
15 4 (0.80%) ADSL
15 4 (0.80%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.59%) MSI
2 4 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 140 (27.89%) Finance
2 59 (11.75%) Law
3 43 (8.57%) Legal
4 25 (4.98%) Financial Institution
4 25 (4.98%) Banking
5 18 (3.59%) Retail
6 12 (2.39%) Back Office
7 9 (1.79%) Front Office
8 8 (1.59%) Advertising
9 7 (1.39%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.20%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.00%) Marketing
12 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.20%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.59%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.60%) CGI
3 2 (0.40%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.40%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 113 (22.51%) Blackberry
2 32 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.18%) Video Conferencing
4 24 (4.78%) iPad
5 23 (4.58%) iPhone
6 9 (1.79%) IVR
6 9 (1.79%) Smartphone
6 9 (1.79%) Statistics
6 9 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.20%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.20%) Derivative
7 6 (1.20%) SecurID
7 6 (1.20%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.00%) PDA
9 4 (0.80%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.60%) User Experience
10 3 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.60%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 426 (84.86%) Windows
2 294 (58.57%) Windows 7
3 175 (34.86%) Windows XP
4 72 (14.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (13.35%) Windows 8
6 61 (12.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (5.18%) Mac OS X
8 25 (4.98%) Android
9 18 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (3.39%) Windows Vista
11 13 (2.59%) Apple iOS
12 12 (2.39%) Linux
13 10 (1.99%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (1.20%) Fedora
16 4 (0.80%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (37.45%) ITIL
2 40 (7.97%) Service Management
3 27 (5.38%) Document Management
4 21 (4.18%) ITSM
5 20 (3.98%) Incident Management
6 16 (3.19%) Asset Management
7 14 (2.79%) Time Management
8 13 (2.59%) Software Deployment
9 12 (2.39%) Change Management
10 11 (2.19%) Service Delivery
11 10 (1.99%) Configuration Management
11 10 (1.99%) Problem Management
12 9 (1.79%) Investment Management
12 9 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (1.59%) Project Management
13 8 (1.59%) Fund Management
13 8 (1.59%) Mobile Device Management
14 6 (1.20%) Network Management
14 6 (1.20%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (1.20%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 33 (6.57%) SQL
2 30 (5.98%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.59%) VBScript
4 10 (1.99%) VB
5 5 (1.00%) Java
6 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (6.97%) Degree
3 30 (5.98%) MCP
4 21 (4.18%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (3.19%) MOS
6 15 (2.99%) MCSE
7 11 (2.19%) MCSA
7 11 (2.19%) MCDST
8 10 (1.99%) A+ Certification
9 7 (1.39%) MCITP
10 5 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.80%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.40%) HND
12 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.40%) CCNA
12 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.20%) HNC
13 1 (0.20%) MCTS
13 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 265 (52.79%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.18%) XenApp
4 20 (3.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (3.39%) XenDesktop
6 11 (2.19%) vSphere
7 7 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.00%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.60%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.20%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 80 (15.94%) SCCM
2 14 (2.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (1.99%) WSUS
4 8 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.20%) ZENworks
6 5 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.20%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.20%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.20%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.20%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 234 (46.61%) Microsoft
2 107 (21.31%) Citrix
3 77 (15.34%) Apple
4 57 (11.35%) VMware
5 29 (5.78%) Cisco
6 25 (4.98%) HP
6 25 (4.98%) Dell
7 24 (4.78%) Bloomberg
8 23 (4.58%) Symantec
8 23 (4.58%) Avaya
9 19 (3.78%) Reuters
10 18 (3.59%) AppSense
11 14 (2.79%) BMC
12 13 (2.59%) Lotus
13 10 (1.99%) Oracle
13 10 (1.99%) Mitel
13 10 (1.99%) Altiris
14 9 (1.79%) Remedy
14 9 (1.79%) Adobe
15 8 (1.59%) Juniper
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
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Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + comprehensive bens
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Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £25000 to £27000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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East Grinstead
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Belfast
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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