The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Desktop Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Analyst
UK
Rank 694 680 697
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 151 249 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 119 209 220
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £20,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,000 £41,850
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,250 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +1.04%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Desktop Analyst in the job title.

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 18 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 140 £28,500 +3.63% 15
London +14 81 £32,500 -2.98% 7
South East +42 40 £25,000 +2.04% 3
Kent +9 10 £25,000 +11.11%
Berkshire +45 9 £19,500 -14.28% 1
City of London +5 9 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +30 8 £27,500 -8.33%
Edinburgh +15 8 £27,500 -6.77%
Bracknell - 7 £19,500 -
Surrey +20 6 £26,000 -2.19%
North West -25 6 £30,000 +37.93% 2
West Sussex - 6 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire +33 5 £27,500 -9.09%
Manchester -36 5 £33,250 +58.33% 2
Crawley - 5 £22,500 -
South West +12 4 £22,250 -19.09% 2
West Midlands +7 4 £27,000 +17.39% 1
Leeds +30 3 £25,000 -2.91%
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £21,625 -16.82% 1
West Yorkshire +19 3 £25,000 +3.09%
Milton Keynes +18 3 £21,625 -16.82% 1
South Wales +17 3 £22,500 +7.14%
Yorkshire +13 3 £25,000 +2.04%
Wales +12 3 £22,500 +7.14%
Newport -6 3 £22,500 +7.14%
Coventry +11 2 £28,750 +27.77%
Redhill -1 2 £26,500 -11.66%
Swindon - 2 £21,250 - 1
Wokingham - 2 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £21,250 - 1

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Desktop Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 321 (88.43%) Windows
2 205 (56.47%) Active Directory
3 198 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 169 (46.56%) Windows 7
5 167 (46.01%) MS Office
6 102 (28.10%) MS Excel
7 101 (27.82%) ITIL
8 95 (26.17%) Windows Server
9 83 (22.87%) Windows 10
10 72 (19.83%) Citrix
11 69 (19.01%) Office 365
12 68 (18.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 68 (18.73%) MS Exchange
13 65 (17.91%) Windows 8
14 62 (17.08%) Finance
15 53 (14.60%) Microsoft Certification
16 46 (12.67%) TCP/IP
17 44 (12.12%) SCCM
18 43 (11.85%) VMware
18 43 (11.85%) Windows Server 2012
19 39 (10.74%) Apple
20 38 (10.47%) Windows XP
21 37 (10.19%) MCP
22 36 (9.92%) Law
23 33 (9.09%) Linux
23 33 (9.09%) MCSE
24 32 (8.82%) Service Management
24 32 (8.82%) Mac OS X
25 30 (8.26%) Legal
25 30 (8.26%) DHCP

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (18.73%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.48%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.65%) IBM Domino
8 4 (1.10%) IIS
9 3 (0.83%) Apache
10 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 167 (46.01%) MS Office
2 102 (28.10%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.93%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 69 (19.01%) Office 365
2 7 (1.93%) Dropbox
2 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.28%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.67%) TCP/IP
2 30 (8.26%) DHCP
2 30 (8.26%) DNS
3 26 (7.16%) LAN
4 24 (6.61%) VoIP
5 22 (6.06%) VPN
6 20 (5.51%) Firewall
7 19 (5.23%) WAN
8 14 (3.86%) Wireless
9 11 (3.03%) Internet
10 10 (2.75%) SAN
11 8 (2.20%) NetScaler
12 7 (1.93%) Skype
12 7 (1.93%) WLAN
13 6 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (1.65%) Intranet
14 5 (1.38%) ADSL
14 5 (1.38%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.38%) VLAN
15 3 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.83%) MySQL
3 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (2.48%) MSI
2 2 (0.55%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 62 (17.08%) Finance
2 36 (9.92%) Law
3 30 (8.26%) Legal
4 14 (3.86%) Banking
5 8 (2.20%) Advertising
5 8 (2.20%) Publishing
6 6 (1.65%) Back Office
7 5 (1.38%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.10%) Marketing
8 4 (1.10%) Retail
9 3 (0.83%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.83%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.83%) HTML
2 2 (0.55%) XML
3 1 (0.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.23%) Blackberry
2 18 (4.96%) Smartphone
3 13 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.58%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.31%) Hedge funds
4 12 (3.31%) iPhone
4 12 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (3.03%) iPad
6 7 (1.93%) BYOD
7 6 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.65%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.65%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.65%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.65%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.65%) User Experience
8 5 (1.38%) Replication
9 4 (1.10%) Biotechnology
9 4 (1.10%) Statistics
10 3 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 321 (88.43%) Windows
2 169 (46.56%) Windows 7
3 95 (26.17%) Windows Server
4 83 (22.87%) Windows 10
5 68 (18.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (17.91%) Windows 8
7 43 (11.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (10.47%) Windows XP
9 33 (9.09%) Linux
10 32 (8.82%) Mac OS X
11 28 (7.71%) Android
12 19 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (3.03%) Apple iOS
13 11 (3.03%) Mac OS
14 8 (2.20%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.65%) Unix
16 5 (1.38%) Windows Phone
17 4 (1.10%) CentOS
17 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (27.82%) ITIL
2 32 (8.82%) Service Management
3 20 (5.51%) ITIL V3
4 18 (4.96%) Incident Management
5 16 (4.41%) Asset Management
5 16 (4.41%) CRM
5 16 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (4.13%) Application Packaging
7 13 (3.58%) Service Delivery
8 11 (3.03%) Investment Management
8 11 (3.03%) Problem Management
9 9 (2.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (2.48%) Server Building
10 8 (2.20%) Analytics
10 8 (2.20%) B2B
11 7 (1.93%) Document Management
12 6 (1.65%) Coaching
12 6 (1.65%) Software Deployment
12 6 (1.65%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.06%) SQL
2 15 (4.13%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.83%) C
3 3 (0.83%) Python
3 3 (0.83%) R
3 3 (0.83%) Shell Script
3 3 (0.83%) VBA
4 1 (0.28%) VB
4 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (14.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (10.19%) MCP
3 33 (9.09%) MCSE
4 21 (5.79%) Degree
5 16 (4.41%) MCSA
6 10 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (2.75%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.75%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.48%) HND
8 8 (2.20%) MCITP
9 7 (1.93%) CCNA
9 7 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.65%) IBM Certification
11 5 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.38%) MCDST
12 3 (0.83%) CEH
12 3 (0.83%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.83%) MOS
13 2 (0.55%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.16%) SLA
2 6 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (1.10%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 205 (56.47%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.06%) XenApp
4 14 (3.86%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.31%) XenDesktop
6 10 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (2.48%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.65%) vSphere
9 5 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.83%) XenServer
11 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (12.12%) SCCM
2 9 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.65%) ZENworks
5 5 (1.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.10%) DameWare
7 3 (0.83%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.83%) SCOM
7 3 (0.83%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.55%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.28%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 198 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 72 (19.83%) Citrix
3 43 (11.85%) VMware
4 39 (10.74%) Apple
5 26 (7.16%) Cisco
6 19 (5.23%) HP
7 13 (3.58%) Avaya
8 12 (3.31%) AppSense
8 12 (3.31%) Bloomberg
8 12 (3.31%) iManage
9 11 (3.03%) Reuters
10 10 (2.75%) IBM
10 10 (2.75%) Intel Security
11 9 (2.48%) Mitel
12 8 (2.20%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.93%) Symantec
14 6 (1.65%) Dell
14 6 (1.65%) Sophos
15 5 (1.38%) Altiris
15 5 (1.38%) Polycom
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