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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 657 688 699
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 251 183 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 201 159 177
Average salary £29,000 £29,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,450 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +49 238 £29,750 +4.38% 20
London +39 153 £32,000 -1.53% 8
South East +3 48 £25,000 -3.84% 7
City of London +6 46 £32,000 +1.58% 2
Surrey +6 14 £25,000 -5.66%
Berkshire +5 13 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Newbury - 11 £25,000 -
Yorkshire -40 8 £24,250 +32.87% 3
East of England +2 7 £32,500 +44.44% 1
Leeds -25 7 £25,500 -15.00% 2
West Yorkshire -40 7 £25,500 +39.72% 3
South West -11 6 £24,388 +25.06%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £21,250 -
Staines - 6 £24,000 -
West Midlands -7 5 £29,000 +13.72%
West Sussex -9 5 £24,500 +11.36% 2
East Midlands -14 5 £19,000 -
Coventry +4 4 £29,000 +9.43%
North East +2 4 - -
Tyne and Wear -5 4 - -
Brighton - 4 £24,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £24,000 -
Essex - 4 £46,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 £26,250 -
Lincolnshire +14 3 - -
Wales +1 3 £23,928 -24.03%
Cardiff -2 3 £23,928 -24.03%
South Wales -3 3 £23,928 -24.03%
Scotland -21 3 £20,500 -29.31%

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 458 (85.45%) Windows
2 308 (57.46%) Windows 7
3 288 (53.73%) Active Directory
4 287 (53.54%) MS Office
5 256 (47.76%) Microsoft
6 209 (38.99%) MS Excel
7 196 (36.57%) ITIL
8 189 (35.26%) Windows XP
9 146 (27.24%) Finance
10 123 (22.95%) Blackberry
11 119 (22.20%) Citrix
12 90 (16.79%) SCCM
13 85 (15.86%) TCP/IP
13 85 (15.86%) Apple
14 84 (15.67%) MS Exchange
15 77 (14.37%) Windows Server 2008
16 70 (13.06%) Windows 8
17 67 (12.50%) Law
18 66 (12.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 66 (12.31%) VMware
19 63 (11.75%) Windows Server 2003
19 63 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
20 54 (10.07%) DHCP
21 50 (9.33%) LAN
22 48 (8.96%) VPN
23 47 (8.77%) Legal
24 46 (8.58%) SLA
24 46 (8.58%) PowerShell
25 45 (8.40%) Service Management
26 42 (7.84%) DNS

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 84 (15.67%) MS Exchange
2 66 (12.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 40 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (7.09%) SharePoint
5 29 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (3.73%) Lync
7 16 (2.99%) IBM Notes
8 13 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (2.24%) WorkSite
10 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.37%) Apache
12 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.19%) IIS
Applications
1 287 (53.54%) MS Office
2 209 (38.99%) MS Excel
3 33 (6.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.49%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.19%) Revit
6 1 (0.19%) InDesign
6 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) assyst
3 1 (0.19%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.19%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.43%) Office 365
2 4 (0.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 85 (15.86%) TCP/IP
2 54 (10.07%) DHCP
3 50 (9.33%) LAN
4 48 (8.96%) VPN
5 42 (7.84%) DNS
6 40 (7.46%) WAN
7 19 (3.54%) Internet
8 18 (3.36%) Wireless
9 16 (2.99%) IP Telephony
9 16 (2.99%) VoIP
10 14 (2.61%) Firewall
11 9 (1.68%) Network Security
11 9 (1.68%) SAN
12 8 (1.49%) IMAP4
12 8 (1.49%) Cisco IPT
13 7 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.31%) Broadband
14 6 (1.12%) ADSL
15 5 (0.93%) 3G
16 4 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (1.49%) MSI
2 4 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 146 (27.24%) Finance
2 67 (12.50%) Law
3 47 (8.77%) Legal
4 31 (5.78%) Banking
5 25 (4.66%) Financial Institution
6 20 (3.73%) Retail
7 15 (2.80%) Back Office
8 8 (1.49%) Front Office
8 8 (1.49%) Advertising
9 7 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.93%) Marketing
11 4 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.75%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.49%) Application Packaging
2 4 (0.75%) Software Packaging
3 3 (0.56%) CGI
4 2 (0.37%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 123 (22.95%) Blackberry
2 22 (4.10%) Video Conferencing
2 22 (4.10%) iPad
3 19 (3.54%) iPhone
4 13 (2.43%) Smartphone
5 10 (1.87%) Statistics
6 7 (1.31%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.31%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.31%) Fat Client
6 7 (1.31%) PDA
6 7 (1.31%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.12%) IVR
7 6 (1.12%) Derivative
7 6 (1.12%) SecurID
8 5 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.56%) PKI
10 3 (0.56%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.37%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 458 (85.45%) Windows
2 308 (57.46%) Windows 7
3 189 (35.26%) Windows XP
4 77 (14.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (13.06%) Windows 8
6 63 (11.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (6.16%) Android
8 22 (4.10%) Mac OS X
9 20 (3.73%) Windows Vista
10 19 (3.54%) Apple iOS
11 15 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (2.61%) Mac OS
13 13 (2.43%) Linux
14 10 (1.87%) Windows 2000
15 8 (1.49%) Fedora
16 7 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (36.57%) ITIL
2 45 (8.40%) Service Management
3 29 (5.41%) Document Management
4 23 (4.29%) ITSM
4 23 (4.29%) Incident Management
5 16 (2.99%) Asset Management
5 16 (2.99%) Service Delivery
6 13 (2.43%) Time Management
6 13 (2.43%) Problem Management
7 12 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (2.05%) Configuration Management
8 11 (2.05%) Change Management
9 9 (1.68%) Investment Management
10 8 (1.49%) Software Deployment
10 8 (1.49%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (1.31%) Fund Management
11 7 (1.31%) Project Planning
11 7 (1.31%) Project Management
12 6 (1.12%) CRM
12 6 (1.12%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (8.58%) PowerShell
2 34 (6.34%) SQL
3 13 (2.43%) VBScript
4 10 (1.87%) VB
5 7 (1.31%) Java
6 3 (0.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.19%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (6.53%) Degree
3 34 (6.34%) MCP
4 20 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (3.73%) MCSE
5 18 (3.36%) MOS
6 14 (2.61%) MCDST
7 12 (2.24%) MCSA
8 11 (2.05%) A+ Certification
9 6 (1.12%) MCITP
10 5 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.56%) CCNA
11 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.19%) MCTS
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 288 (53.73%) Active Directory
2 42 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (7.09%) XenApp
4 23 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (3.54%) XenDesktop
6 15 (2.80%) vSphere
7 14 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (1.31%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.93%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.56%) XenServer
12 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.19%) Xen
13 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 90 (16.79%) SCCM
2 15 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (2.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (2.24%) WSUS
4 6 (1.12%) ZENworks
5 5 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (0.56%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.19%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.19%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 256 (47.76%) Microsoft
2 119 (22.20%) Citrix
3 85 (15.86%) Apple
4 66 (12.31%) VMware
5 35 (6.53%) Cisco
6 31 (5.78%) HP
7 30 (5.60%) Dell
8 25 (4.66%) Bloomberg
9 24 (4.48%) Symantec
10 20 (3.73%) Reuters
10 20 (3.73%) Avaya
11 18 (3.36%) AppSense
12 16 (2.99%) Lotus
13 13 (2.43%) Adobe
13 13 (2.43%) BMC
14 9 (1.68%) Altiris
14 9 (1.68%) Remedy
15 8 (1.49%) NetIQ
16 7 (1.31%) Oracle
17 6 (1.12%) Juniper
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