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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 721 662 651
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 228 318 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 190 272 333
Average salary £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,500 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -10.00%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016 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 30 April 2016. 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 -82 218 £28,500 - 11
London -87 105 £30,000 -20.00% 7
South East +59 75 £28,500 +14.00% 3
Surrey +38 35 £26,583 +6.33% 1
City of London -10 15 £37,500 -21.87% 3
West Sussex +1 14 £40,000 +66.66% 1
Haywards Heath - 13 £40,000 -
Cobham - 12 £35,000 -
North West +25 9 £23,500 +4.44%
Manchester -1 8 £23,500 +1.07%
Yorkshire +22 7 £24,250 +11.49%
Berkshire +17 6 £29,000 +56.75%
East Midlands +4 6 £22,500 -4.25% 1
Scotland 0 6 £23,750 -5.00%
Oxfordshire -1 6 £25,000 +35.13%
East of England -2 6 £24,500 +11.36%
Kent -8 6 £29,000 +7.40%
Bracknell -2 5 £29,000 -
South West -14 5 £26,048 +27.06%
West Midlands -26 5 £19,750 -8.13%
West Yorkshire - 5 £24,250 -
Bromley - 5 £22,500 -
Edinburgh +9 4 £22,750 -9.00%
Hampshire -7 4 £29,375 +17.50%
Farnham - 4 £26,583 -
Westerham - 4 £29,000 -
Leicestershire +12 3 £22,500 -10.00%
Woking +11 3 £28,000 +24.44% 1
Birmingham -19 3 - -
Wakefield - 3 £24,250 -

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 408 (84.82%) Windows
2 270 (56.13%) Active Directory
3 266 (55.30%) Microsoft
4 202 (42.00%) Windows 7
5 188 (39.09%) MS Office
6 146 (30.35%) Windows Server
7 139 (28.90%) ITIL
8 126 (26.20%) Citrix
9 115 (23.91%) MS Excel
10 98 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 96 (19.96%) MS Exchange
12 91 (18.92%) SCCM
13 88 (18.30%) Office 365
13 88 (18.30%) Finance
14 77 (16.01%) VMware
15 75 (15.59%) Windows 8
16 74 (15.38%) Windows XP
17 73 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
18 72 (14.97%) Blackberry
19 69 (14.35%) Windows Server 2012
20 68 (14.14%) Android
21 64 (13.31%) TCP/IP
22 61 (12.68%) DNS
23 54 (11.23%) SLA
24 53 (11.02%) Degree
25 51 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
26 48 (9.98%) DHCP
27 46 (9.56%) Cisco
28 44 (9.15%) VPN
29 43 (8.94%) Service Delivery

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 96 (19.96%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 34 (7.07%) SharePoint
4 23 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (4.37%) IIS
6 18 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (3.12%) Skype for Business
8 11 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.83%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.21%) Confluence
11 1 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 188 (39.09%) MS Office
2 115 (23.91%) MS Excel
3 24 (4.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.42%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.42%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 88 (18.30%) Office 365
2 3 (0.62%) SaaS
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (13.31%) TCP/IP
2 61 (12.68%) DNS
3 48 (9.98%) DHCP
4 44 (9.15%) VPN
5 41 (8.52%) Firewall
6 40 (8.32%) LAN
7 35 (7.28%) WAN
8 23 (4.78%) VoIP
9 21 (4.37%) Internet
10 13 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (2.08%) SAN
12 7 (1.46%) HTTPS
12 7 (1.46%) Skype
13 6 (1.25%) SNMP
13 6 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.04%) Intranet
14 5 (1.04%) NAS
15 4 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (0.83%) IP Telephony
15 4 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.21%) MS Access
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.46%) JIRA
2 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 88 (18.30%) Finance
2 42 (8.73%) Legal
3 34 (7.07%) Law
4 19 (3.95%) Banking
5 15 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.29%) Local Government
7 7 (1.46%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.04%) Advertising
10 3 (0.62%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.62%) Back Office
10 3 (0.62%) Front Office
11 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.42%) Marketing
11 2 (0.42%) Retail
12 1 (0.21%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) iGaming
12 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.46%) .NET
2 6 (1.25%) X-Windows
3 5 (1.04%) HTML
3 5 (1.04%) XML
4 3 (0.62%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.21%) Middleware
5 1 (0.21%) ODBC
5 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.97%) Blackberry
2 24 (4.99%) Video Conferencing
3 22 (4.57%) Driving Licence
4 18 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.91%) Hedge funds
6 14 (2.91%) iPhone
7 13 (2.70%) Clustering
8 11 (2.29%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.66%) iPad
10 7 (1.46%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.25%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.25%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.25%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.04%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.83%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.62%) Fintech
14 3 (0.62%) Handset
14 3 (0.62%) Replication
15 2 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 408 (84.82%) Windows
2 202 (42.00%) Windows 7
3 146 (30.35%) Windows Server
4 98 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (15.59%) Windows 8
6 74 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 69 (14.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 68 (14.14%) Android
9 42 (8.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (7.69%) Apple iOS
11 28 (5.82%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.87%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.46%) Linux
14 5 (1.04%) Unix
15 4 (0.83%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.62%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.21%) SUSE
17 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (28.90%) ITIL
2 43 (8.94%) Service Delivery
3 24 (4.99%) Service Management
4 19 (3.95%) Problem Management
5 15 (3.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (3.12%) Time Management
6 12 (2.49%) ITIL V3
7 11 (2.29%) Document Management
7 11 (2.29%) Incident Management
7 11 (2.29%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (2.08%) ITSM
9 9 (1.87%) Asset Management
9 9 (1.87%) Line Management
9 9 (1.87%) Patch Management
9 9 (1.87%) Server Patching
9 9 (1.87%) Wealth Management
10 7 (1.46%) Application Packaging
10 7 (1.46%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (1.25%) ISMS
11 6 (1.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (6.24%) SQL
2 23 (4.78%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.12%) VBScript
4 7 (1.46%) C
4 7 (1.46%) VB.NET
5 6 (1.25%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.83%) VBA
7 1 (0.21%) C#
7 1 (0.21%) Java
7 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 73 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (11.02%) Degree
3 39 (8.11%) MCSE
4 38 (7.90%) MCP
5 32 (6.65%) MCDST
6 27 (5.61%) SC Cleared
6 27 (5.61%) Security Cleared
7 16 (3.33%) MCSA
8 13 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.49%) CCNA
9 12 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.25%) MOS
11 4 (0.83%) HND
11 4 (0.83%) MCITP
12 2 (0.42%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.42%) CCAA
13 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.21%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.23%) SLA
2 9 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 270 (56.13%) Active Directory
2 51 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.52%) XenApp
4 22 (4.57%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.95%) vSphere
6 11 (2.29%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.25%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.04%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 91 (18.92%) SCCM
2 15 (3.12%) WSUS
3 6 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.04%) OpenView
5 4 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.83%) DameWare
6 3 (0.62%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.62%) SCOM
6 3 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.21%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.21%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 266 (55.30%) Microsoft
2 126 (26.20%) Citrix
3 77 (16.01%) VMware
4 46 (9.56%) Cisco
5 40 (8.32%) Bloomberg
6 35 (7.28%) HP
7 29 (6.03%) Apple
8 20 (4.16%) Dell
9 16 (3.33%) iManage
10 14 (2.91%) Reuters
11 10 (2.08%) Avaya
11 10 (2.08%) Polycom
12 9 (1.87%) Symantec
13 7 (1.46%) Juniper
13 7 (1.46%) LANDesk
13 7 (1.46%) Mitel
14 6 (1.25%) Adobe
14 6 (1.25%) Atlassian
15 4 (0.83%) Intel
15 4 (0.83%) Lotus
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