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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 636 629 731
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +102
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 274 312 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.27% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 231 282 131
Average salary £30,250 £28,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.03% +5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015 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 May 2015. 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 +26 273 £30,500 +7.96% 17
London +33 176 £38,750 +19.23% 10
City of London +58 65 £48,250 +28.66% 4
South East +4 35 £25,000 -4.76% 4
East of England +16 22 £22,000 -13.72%
South West -6 17 £18,000 -22.49% 1
Hampshire +12 13 £25,000 -21.87% 1
Wiltshire +11 11 - - 1
North West -15 10 £22,500 -6.25% 1
Manchester +10 9 £23,250 +16.25%
West Midlands -8 9 £19,000 -20.83% 1
Basingstoke - 9 £25,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -6 8 £22,000 -31.25%
Suffolk - 8 £20,000 -
Ipswich - 8 £20,000 -
Bedfordshire +21 7 £22,000 -12.00%
Swindon -2 6 - - 1
Birmingham -9 5 £19,000 -20.83%
West Sussex -9 5 £24,000 -12.72%
Crawley -10 5 £24,000 -12.72%
Stockport - 5 £20,000 -
Kent +20 4 £28,500 +18.75%
Surrey +10 4 £23,750 -13.63% 2
Essex +1 4 £26,250 -23.35%
Berkshire -9 4 £26,000 +4.00%
Dorset - 4 £18,000 -
Woking +13 3 £22,500 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £35,000 +59.09% 1
North East -6 3 £31,000 +3.33%
Tyne and Wear - 3 £31,000 -

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 373 (77.55%) Windows
2 321 (66.74%) Active Directory
3 279 (58.00%) Windows 7
4 273 (56.76%) Microsoft
5 195 (40.54%) MS Office
6 189 (39.29%) ITIL
7 151 (31.39%) Finance
8 138 (28.69%) Blackberry
9 117 (24.32%) Windows XP
10 108 (22.45%) MCP
11 107 (22.25%) MS Excel
12 93 (19.33%) Citrix
13 90 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
14 88 (18.30%) MS Exchange
15 75 (15.59%) Banking
16 72 (14.97%) MCSE
17 69 (14.35%) TCP/IP
17 69 (14.35%) Service Management
18 67 (13.93%) Service Delivery
19 65 (13.51%) Investment Banking
20 64 (13.31%) SCCM
21 63 (13.10%) DHCP
22 60 (12.47%) Front Office
23 59 (12.27%) Financial Institution
24 58 (12.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
25 57 (11.85%) Business Continuity
25 57 (11.85%) Windows 8
26 56 (11.64%) ServiceNow
27 54 (11.23%) DNS
28 53 (11.02%) Law

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 88 (18.30%) MS Exchange
2 58 (12.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 38 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (3.74%) WorkSite
5 16 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.70%) IBM Notes
7 11 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.46%) Lync
9 7 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.04%) IIS
11 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.21%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.21%) Drupal
12 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 195 (40.54%) MS Office
2 107 (22.25%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.42%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.29%) Office 365
2 3 (0.62%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 69 (14.35%) TCP/IP
2 63 (13.10%) DHCP
3 54 (11.23%) DNS
4 50 (10.40%) VPN
5 37 (7.69%) WAN
5 37 (7.69%) LAN
6 19 (3.95%) Firewall
6 19 (3.95%) Network Security
7 16 (3.33%) IP Telephony
8 11 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (2.29%) Wireless
8 11 (2.29%) VoIP
8 11 (2.29%) ADSL
9 10 (2.08%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.25%) SSL
10 6 (1.25%) Internet
10 6 (1.25%) NetScaler
11 4 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (0.83%) SAN
11 4 (0.83%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (2.70%) InstallShield
2 7 (1.46%) MSI
3 4 (0.83%) JIRA
4 3 (0.62%) Ant
General
1 151 (31.39%) Finance
2 75 (15.59%) Banking
3 65 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 60 (12.47%) Front Office
5 59 (12.27%) Financial Institution
6 53 (11.02%) Law
7 40 (8.32%) Legal
8 11 (2.29%) Retail
9 9 (1.87%) Back Office
10 7 (1.46%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.42%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Marketing
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.29%) Application Packaging
2 8 (1.66%) .NET
3 7 (1.46%) HTML
3 7 (1.46%) Software Packaging
4 6 (1.25%) LINQ
5 5 (1.04%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.83%) COM
6 4 (0.83%) CSS
6 4 (0.83%) XML
6 4 (0.83%) Ajax
6 4 (0.83%) jQuery
6 4 (0.83%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 138 (28.69%) Blackberry
2 21 (4.37%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (3.53%) Hedge funds
5 15 (3.12%) iPhone
6 10 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.66%) iPad
7 8 (1.66%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.66%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.04%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.04%) iSeries
8 5 (1.04%) BYOD
9 4 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.62%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.62%) SecurID
11 2 (0.42%) Replication
11 2 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.42%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 373 (77.55%) Windows
2 279 (58.00%) Windows 7
3 117 (24.32%) Windows XP
4 57 (11.85%) Windows 8
5 51 (10.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (9.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (4.99%) Android
8 22 (4.57%) Windows Vista
9 16 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.87%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.46%) Linux
11 7 (1.46%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.21%) UNIX
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (39.29%) ITIL
2 69 (14.35%) Service Management
3 67 (13.93%) Service Delivery
4 57 (11.85%) Business Continuity
5 53 (11.02%) Business Continuity Management
6 24 (4.99%) Incident Management
7 23 (4.78%) Document Management
8 15 (3.12%) Asset Management
9 13 (2.70%) Investment Management
10 12 (2.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (2.08%) Software Delivery
11 10 (2.08%) CRM
12 9 (1.87%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (1.87%) Change Control
13 8 (1.66%) Software Distribution
14 7 (1.46%) Configuration Management
15 6 (1.25%) Project Management
15 6 (1.25%) Information Security
15 6 (1.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.90%) SQL
2 10 (2.08%) VB
3 9 (1.87%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.25%) C
5 5 (1.04%) C#
6 4 (0.83%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.83%) Perl
7 3 (0.62%) VBA
8 2 (0.42%) Java
9 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (22.45%) MCP
2 90 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (14.97%) MCSE
4 47 (9.77%) Degree
5 23 (4.78%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (2.70%) MCDST
7 11 (2.29%) MCITP
8 7 (1.46%) MCSA
9 6 (1.25%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.25%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.83%) CCNA
10 4 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.83%) MOS
11 3 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.62%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.42%) CCAA
13 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.21%) ACSP
13 1 (0.21%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 321 (66.74%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.61%) XenApp
4 21 (4.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (3.95%) Hyper-V
6 12 (2.49%) XenDesktop
7 10 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (1.46%) Terminal Server
8 7 (1.46%) XenServer
9 6 (1.25%) vSphere
10 5 (1.04%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 64 (13.31%) SCCM
2 19 (3.95%) WSUS
3 8 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.46%) EdgeSight
5 5 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.21%) Kibana
7 1 (0.21%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 273 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 93 (19.33%) Citrix
3 56 (11.64%) ServiceNow
4 51 (10.60%) VMware
5 42 (8.73%) Apple
6 31 (6.44%) HP
7 30 (6.24%) Bloomberg
8 25 (5.20%) Reuters
9 19 (3.95%) Avaya
10 18 (3.74%) Interwoven
11 15 (3.12%) Remedy
12 13 (2.70%) Lotus
12 13 (2.70%) Dell
12 13 (2.70%) Cisco
13 12 (2.49%) Sophos
13 12 (2.49%) SonicWALL
14 10 (2.08%) McAfee
14 10 (2.08%) AppSense
14 10 (2.08%) CA
15 9 (1.87%) Fidessa
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