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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 755 737 755
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 196 205 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 161 170 178
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £44,800 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £24,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 180 £29,000 -3.33% 14
London -32 110 £33,500 +3.07% 9
South East +2 27 £27,500 +14.58%
City of London +30 25 £36,250 -14.70% 3
Yorkshire - 12 £24,500 -
South West -8 11 £27,500 +27.90% 1
Surrey +12 10 £30,000 +42.85%
North West +7 9 £23,500 -21.66%
Manchester +24 7 £23,500 -32.85%
West Yorkshire - 7 £24,250 -
East of England -2 6 £23,500 -2.08% 3
Kent - 6 £27,792 -
Hampshire +13 5 £25,500 -8.60%
North Yorkshire - 5 £25,750 -
Scotland - 5 £32,500 - 2
Redhill - 5 £30,000 -
Berkshire +3 4 £29,000 -12.12%
Hertfordshire -7 4 £27,500 +1.92% 2
Southampton - 4 £25,500 -
Bracknell +3 3 £29,000 +16.00%
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £26,750 -37.05%
West Midlands -19 3 £23,500 -6.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £25,500 -
Farnham - 3 £26,583 -
Rochester - 3 £26,583 -
Harrogate - 3 £27,000 -
Bradford - 3 £24,250 -
East Midlands -1 2 £22,500 -22.41%
Dorset -2 2 £26,000 -
Northamptonshire -2 2 £22,500 -22.41%

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 338 (85.35%) Windows
2 224 (56.57%) Microsoft
3 202 (51.01%) Active Directory
4 158 (39.90%) Windows 7
5 131 (33.08%) MS Office
6 126 (31.82%) ITIL
7 110 (27.78%) Citrix
8 103 (26.01%) MS Excel
9 87 (21.97%) SCCM
10 83 (20.96%) Finance
11 76 (19.19%) Windows Server
12 75 (18.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 72 (18.18%) Degree
14 66 (16.67%) VMware
15 62 (15.66%) MS Exchange
16 57 (14.39%) Blackberry
17 55 (13.89%) Windows 8
18 52 (13.13%) Windows XP
18 52 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
19 47 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
20 46 (11.62%) Bloomberg
20 46 (11.62%) Windows Server 2003
21 44 (11.11%) SLA
21 44 (11.11%) SQL
22 43 (10.86%) Service Delivery
22 43 (10.86%) Android
23 42 (10.61%) SharePoint
23 42 (10.61%) DNS
24 40 (10.10%) TCP/IP
24 40 (10.10%) VPN

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 62 (15.66%) MS Exchange
2 42 (10.61%) SharePoint
3 27 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 25 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (4.04%) Lync
6 9 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.52%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.25%) Confluence
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 131 (33.08%) MS Office
2 103 (26.01%) MS Excel
3 16 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.25%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.61%) DNS
2 40 (10.10%) TCP/IP
2 40 (10.10%) VPN
3 38 (9.60%) DHCP
4 35 (8.84%) LAN
5 26 (6.57%) WAN
6 22 (5.56%) Firewall
7 21 (5.30%) VoIP
8 13 (3.28%) Internet
9 12 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (2.53%) SAN
10 10 (2.53%) Skype
11 9 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.77%) VLAN
13 6 (1.52%) Wireless
14 4 (1.01%) NAS
15 3 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (0.76%) FTP
15 3 (0.76%) IP Telephony
15 3 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.25%) MySQL
3 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (4.80%) JIRA
2 4 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.51%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.51%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.51%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 83 (20.96%) Finance
2 26 (6.57%) Banking
3 25 (6.31%) Legal
4 22 (5.56%) Law
5 13 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.02%) Local Government
8 6 (1.52%) Front Office
9 5 (1.26%) Marketing
10 4 (1.01%) Back Office
11 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.76%) Retail
12 2 (0.51%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.25%) Automotive
13 1 (0.25%) Electronics
13 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.78%) .NET
2 4 (1.01%) X-Windows
3 3 (0.76%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.51%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.39%) Blackberry
2 34 (8.59%) Video Conferencing
3 31 (7.83%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.82%) Hedge funds
5 22 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (4.80%) iPhone
6 19 (4.80%) Mathematics
7 16 (4.04%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.78%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.78%) iPad
9 8 (2.02%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.77%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.77%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.77%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.01%) Handset
12 3 (0.76%) User Experience
13 2 (0.51%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.51%) Fintech
14 1 (0.25%) CMDB
14 1 (0.25%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 338 (85.35%) Windows
2 158 (39.90%) Windows 7
3 76 (19.19%) Windows Server
4 75 (18.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (13.89%) Windows 8
6 52 (13.13%) Windows XP
7 46 (11.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (10.86%) Android
9 40 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (3.28%) Apple iOS
10 13 (3.28%) Windows 10
11 10 (2.53%) Windows Vista
12 8 (2.02%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.02%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (1.52%) Linux
14 3 (0.76%) Unix
15 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (31.82%) ITIL
2 43 (10.86%) Service Delivery
3 19 (4.80%) Problem Management
4 15 (3.79%) ITIL V3
5 14 (3.54%) Incident Management
6 12 (3.03%) Service Management
6 12 (3.03%) Wealth Management
7 11 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (2.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (2.27%) Investment Management
9 9 (2.27%) Patch Management
10 8 (2.02%) CRM
10 8 (2.02%) Time Management
11 7 (1.77%) Coaching
12 6 (1.52%) ISMS
12 6 (1.52%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (1.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (1.52%) Server Patching
12 6 (1.52%) Web Filtering
13 5 (1.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (11.11%) SQL
2 25 (6.31%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.02%) VBScript
4 7 (1.77%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.26%) Perl
6 4 (1.01%) C#
6 4 (1.01%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.76%) C
7 3 (0.76%) VBA
8 1 (0.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 72 (18.18%) Degree
2 52 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 27 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 26 (6.57%) MCP
5 24 (6.06%) MCSE
6 13 (3.28%) MCSA
7 11 (2.78%) MCITP
8 9 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (1.77%) CCNA
9 7 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.01%) MOS
11 3 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.51%) CCAA
13 1 (0.25%) CCNP
13 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.25%) HNC
13 1 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.11%) SLA
2 6 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 202 (51.01%) Active Directory
2 47 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.07%) XenApp
4 12 (3.03%) vSphere
5 10 (2.53%) VMware ESX
6 9 (2.27%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.52%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (1.26%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.51%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.51%) Firmware
10 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 87 (21.97%) SCCM
2 10 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.26%) OpenView
5 4 (1.01%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.76%) SCOM
6 3 (0.76%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.51%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.25%) DameWare
8 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.25%) WMI
8 1 (0.25%) WSUS
8 1 (0.25%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 224 (56.57%) Microsoft
2 110 (27.78%) Citrix
3 66 (16.67%) VMware
4 46 (11.62%) Bloomberg
5 29 (7.32%) Cisco
6 25 (6.31%) HP
7 20 (5.05%) Apple
7 20 (5.05%) Reuters
8 18 (4.55%) Atlassian
9 12 (3.03%) LANDesk
9 12 (3.03%) Symantec
10 11 (2.78%) Avaya
11 9 (2.27%) Dell
12 8 (2.02%) Adobe
12 8 (2.02%) Juniper
13 7 (1.77%) Mitel
13 7 (1.77%) MobileIron
13 7 (1.77%) Sophos
14 6 (1.52%) AppSense
14 6 (1.52%) McAfee
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