The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 656 718 688
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 252 158 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 209 141 180
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +4.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +53 238 £30,000 +3.44% 14
London +36 148 £32,250 -13.42% 12
South East +23 51 £25,000 -1.96% 1
City of London +15 51 £32,500 -8.45% 7
Berkshire +18 12 £25,000 -16.66%
Surrey +6 12 £26,500 -
Newbury - 11 £25,000 -
West Sussex +5 9 £24,500 +11.36%
East of England -15 9 £46,500 +102.17%
North West +8 7 £23,500 +4.44%
Scotland -11 7 £23,500 -18.96%
Essex - 7 £46,500 -
West Midlands +4 6 £29,000 +31.81%
Yorkshire -45 6 £23,000 -23.33%
Coventry +6 5 £29,000 +9.43%
Kent 0 5 £17,500 -32.03%
South West -6 5 £32,000 +64.10% 1
East Midlands -7 5 £19,500 -13.33%
Glasgow -7 5 £23,000 -20.68%
West Yorkshire -41 5 £24,250 -19.16%
East Sussex - 5 £24,000 -
Colchester - 5 £46,500 -
Brighton - 5 £24,000 -
Staines - 5 £24,000 -
Lincolnshire +18 4 £20,000 +37.93%
Hampshire +4 4 £37,500 +41.50%
Manchester +2 4 £21,500 -3.37%
Leeds -36 4 £23,000 -23.33%
Fareham - 4 £37,500 -
South Wales -4 3 £23,928 -24.03% 1

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 486 (86.32%) Windows
2 308 (54.71%) Active Directory
3 306 (54.35%) Windows 7
4 296 (52.58%) MS Office
5 275 (48.85%) Microsoft
6 208 (36.94%) Windows XP
7 202 (35.88%) MS Excel
8 193 (34.28%) ITIL
9 157 (27.89%) Finance
10 136 (24.16%) Citrix
11 134 (23.80%) Blackberry
12 94 (16.70%) SCCM
13 92 (16.34%) MS Exchange
13 92 (16.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 89 (15.81%) Apple
15 81 (14.39%) TCP/IP
16 79 (14.03%) Windows 8
17 77 (13.68%) VMware
18 66 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
18 66 (11.72%) Law
19 65 (11.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 63 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
21 55 (9.77%) PowerShell
22 54 (9.59%) LAN
23 53 (9.41%) DHCP
24 52 (9.24%) VPN
25 50 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2010
26 49 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
26 49 (8.70%) XenApp
27 48 (8.53%) SharePoint

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 92 (16.34%) MS Exchange
2 65 (11.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 50 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (8.53%) SharePoint
5 32 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (4.09%) IBM Notes
7 22 (3.91%) Lync
8 13 (2.31%) WorkSite
9 12 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.36%) IIS
12 2 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.36%) Apache
12 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 296 (52.58%) MS Office
2 202 (35.88%) MS Excel
3 32 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Revit
6 1 (0.18%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.49%) Office 365
2 4 (0.71%) SaaS
3 3 (0.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 81 (14.39%) TCP/IP
2 54 (9.59%) LAN
3 53 (9.41%) DHCP
4 52 (9.24%) VPN
5 46 (8.17%) DNS
6 39 (6.93%) WAN
7 27 (4.80%) IP Telephony
8 21 (3.73%) Wireless
9 19 (3.37%) Internet
10 17 (3.02%) VoIP
11 15 (2.66%) Firewall
12 13 (2.31%) Cisco IPT
12 13 (2.31%) SAN
13 8 (1.42%) IMAP4
14 7 (1.24%) ADSL
14 7 (1.24%) Broadband
14 7 (1.24%) Network Security
14 7 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (0.89%) 3G
16 4 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.36%) MS Access
3 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (1.24%) MSI
2 4 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 157 (27.89%) Finance
2 66 (11.72%) Law
3 47 (8.35%) Legal
4 32 (5.68%) Banking
5 23 (4.09%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.20%) Retail
7 16 (2.84%) Back Office
8 11 (1.95%) Front Office
9 9 (1.60%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.42%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.07%) Advertising
12 4 (0.71%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.71%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.53%) Marketing
14 2 (0.36%) Games
14 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.18%) French Language
15 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.07%) Application Packaging
2 4 (0.71%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.36%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.18%) XMPP
4 1 (0.18%) CGI
4 1 (0.18%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 134 (23.80%) Blackberry
2 21 (3.73%) iPhone
2 21 (3.73%) iPad
3 20 (3.55%) Video Conferencing
4 18 (3.20%) Smartphone
5 9 (1.60%) Statistics
6 8 (1.42%) PDA
7 7 (1.24%) IVR
7 7 (1.24%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.24%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.24%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.07%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.07%) SecurID
9 5 (0.89%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.71%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.53%) PKI
11 3 (0.53%) Derivative
12 2 (0.36%) New Media
13 1 (0.18%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 486 (86.32%) Windows
2 306 (54.35%) Windows 7
3 208 (36.94%) Windows XP
4 92 (16.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (14.03%) Windows 8
6 66 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (6.39%) Android
8 26 (4.62%) Apple iOS
9 24 (4.26%) Mac OS X
10 23 (4.09%) Windows Vista
11 16 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (2.84%) Mac OS
12 12 (2.13%) Linux
12 12 (2.13%) Windows 2000
13 8 (1.42%) Fedora
14 3 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (34.28%) ITIL
2 44 (7.82%) Service Management
3 26 (4.62%) Document Management
4 23 (4.09%) Incident Management
4 23 (4.09%) ITSM
5 18 (3.20%) Asset Management
6 17 (3.02%) Service Delivery
7 15 (2.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (2.31%) Investment Management
9 11 (1.95%) Problem Management
9 11 (1.95%) Configuration Management
9 11 (1.95%) Mobile Device Management
10 10 (1.78%) Project Planning
11 8 (1.42%) Time Management
11 8 (1.42%) Change Management
11 8 (1.42%) Capacity Management
12 6 (1.07%) Software Deployment
12 6 (1.07%) ITIL V3
12 6 (1.07%) Project Management
12 6 (1.07%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 55 (9.77%) PowerShell
2 40 (7.10%) SQL
3 13 (2.31%) VBScript
4 10 (1.78%) Java
5 9 (1.60%) VB
6 5 (0.89%) C
7 3 (0.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 63 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (6.75%) MCP
3 34 (6.04%) Degree
4 26 (4.62%) MCSE
5 14 (2.49%) MCSA
5 14 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (2.49%) MOS
5 14 (2.49%) MCDST
6 7 (1.24%) A+ Certification
7 6 (1.07%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.07%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.07%) MCITP
8 5 (0.89%) CCNA
8 5 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.36%) MCTS
10 2 (0.36%) HND
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 308 (54.71%) Active Directory
2 49 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (8.70%) XenApp
3 25 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (3.73%) vSphere
5 20 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.02%) XenDesktop
7 13 (2.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 10 (1.78%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.71%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.71%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.53%) XenServer
11 2 (0.36%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.18%) Xen
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 94 (16.70%) SCCM
2 18 (3.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (2.13%) WSUS
4 7 (1.24%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.36%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.18%) SCOM
8 1 (0.18%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 275 (48.85%) Microsoft
2 136 (24.16%) Citrix
3 89 (15.81%) Apple
4 77 (13.68%) VMware
5 40 (7.10%) Cisco
6 32 (5.68%) HP
7 28 (4.97%) Dell
7 28 (4.97%) Bloomberg
8 27 (4.80%) Symantec
9 25 (4.44%) Reuters
10 23 (4.09%) Lotus
11 20 (3.55%) Avaya
12 16 (2.84%) AppSense
13 14 (2.49%) BMC
13 14 (2.49%) Adobe
14 13 (2.31%) NetIQ
15 9 (1.60%) Remedy
16 7 (1.24%) Altiris
17 6 (1.07%) McAfee
17 6 (1.07%) Mitel
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