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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 714 729 659
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 202 242 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 165 197 305
Median salary £29,000 £28,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,071 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £38,800
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+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
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 196 £29,000 +1.75% 21
London +15 96 £30,000 -20.00% 10
South East +28 50 £31,000 +19.23% 4
City of London +57 19 £37,500 +3.44% 2
West Sussex +18 18 £40,000 +53.84%
South West +15 18 £28,000 +36.58% 1
Yorkshire +24 14 £28,500 +31.03% 3
Haywards Heath - 12 £40,000 -
Surrey +33 11 £30,792 +14.04%
Buckinghamshire +22 9 £23,500 -11.32% 1
Bristol - 9 £28,000 -
East Midlands +15 7 £23,177 - 2
Bromley - 7 £22,500 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 - 2
Crawley -6 6 £45,750 +90.62%
Cobham - 6 - -
Sheffield - 6 £28,500 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £28,500 -
North West +20 5 £32,500 +35.41% 1
Manchester +13 5 £32,500 +22.64% 1
East of England +27 4 £23,500 -10.04%
Milton Keynes +26 4 £23,500 -12.96% 1
Hertfordshire +24 4 £23,500 -9.61%
High Wycombe +3 4 £23,250 -12.26%
Gloucestershire -1 4 £23,000 +12.19%
Oxfordshire -16 4 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Spalding - 4 £27,500 - 1
Leeds - 4 £30,000 - 2
Lincolnshire - 4 £27,500 - 1
Derbyshire +10 3 £23,177 -

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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.

1 388 (84.90%) Windows
2 288 (63.02%) Active Directory
3 250 (54.70%) Microsoft
4 199 (43.54%) MS Office
5 196 (42.89%) Windows 7
6 149 (32.60%) Windows Server
7 130 (28.45%) Citrix
8 129 (28.23%) ITIL
9 117 (25.60%) MS Excel
10 112 (24.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 97 (21.23%) Office 365
12 93 (20.35%) MS Exchange
13 90 (19.69%) SCCM
14 78 (17.07%) Finance
15 74 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 68 (14.88%) Blackberry
17 65 (14.22%) VMware
17 65 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 60 (13.13%) Android
19 54 (11.82%) Windows XP
19 54 (11.82%) Windows 8
20 48 (10.50%) TCP/IP
21 45 (9.85%) DNS
21 45 (9.85%) Legal
22 43 (9.41%) Cisco
23 40 (8.75%) DHCP
23 40 (8.75%) LAN
23 40 (8.75%) MCP
24 38 (8.32%) Windows Server 2003
25 37 (8.10%) Degree

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 93 (20.35%) MS Exchange
2 36 (7.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 30 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 24 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (5.03%) IIS
6 20 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (3.50%) Skype for Business
9 9 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 199 (43.54%) MS Office
2 117 (25.60%) MS Excel
3 33 (7.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.88%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.44%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 97 (21.23%) Office 365
2 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.31%) Dropbox
4 4 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (0.88%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.44%) SaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.50%) TCP/IP
2 45 (9.85%) DNS
3 40 (8.75%) DHCP
3 40 (8.75%) LAN
4 36 (7.88%) WAN
5 33 (7.22%) VPN
6 32 (7.00%) Firewall
7 21 (4.60%) VoIP
8 12 (2.63%) Skype
9 10 (2.19%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (1.97%) NetScaler
11 7 (1.53%) Intranet
11 7 (1.53%) SAN
11 7 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.31%) Internet
12 6 (1.31%) Wireless
13 5 (1.09%) NAS
14 4 (0.88%) 3G
14 4 (0.88%) IP Telephony
15 3 (0.66%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.22%) MS Access
3 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Ranorex
1 1 (0.22%) Selenium
1 1 (0.22%) TestComplete
General
1 78 (17.07%) Finance
2 45 (9.85%) Legal
3 36 (7.88%) Law
4 22 (4.81%) Banking
5 17 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.19%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.97%) Back Office
7 9 (1.97%) Local Government
8 8 (1.75%) Publishing
9 6 (1.31%) Online Betting
10 5 (1.09%) Advertising
10 5 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.66%) Retail
12 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.44%) Front Office
12 2 (0.44%) Marketing
13 1 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) iGaming
13 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.09%) HTML
1 5 (1.09%) XML
2 4 (0.88%) .NET
2 4 (0.88%) Software Packaging
2 4 (0.88%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.22%) Middleware
3 1 (0.22%) ODBC
3 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (14.88%) Blackberry
2 36 (7.88%) Smartphone
3 29 (6.35%) Driving Licence
4 21 (4.60%) Clustering
5 18 (3.94%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (3.06%) iPhone
7 13 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.19%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.53%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.53%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.53%) iPad
9 7 (1.53%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.09%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.66%) Handset
12 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.66%) Replication
12 3 (0.66%) RSA SecurID
12 3 (0.66%) Statistics
12 3 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 388 (84.90%) Windows
2 196 (42.89%) Windows 7
3 149 (32.60%) Windows Server
4 112 (24.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (13.13%) Android
7 54 (11.82%) Windows 8
7 54 (11.82%) Windows XP
8 38 (8.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (7.44%) Windows 10
10 26 (5.69%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.88%) Linux
12 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.66%) Unix
12 3 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.22%) SUSE
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (28.23%) ITIL
2 24 (5.25%) Service Delivery
3 22 (4.81%) Service Management
4 21 (4.60%) Virtual Environments
5 14 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 11 (2.41%) ITIL V3
8 10 (2.19%) Document Management
9 9 (1.97%) Application Packaging
9 9 (1.97%) Data Protection
9 9 (1.97%) Incident Management
9 9 (1.97%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (1.97%) Server Patching
10 8 (1.75%) Asset Management
11 7 (1.53%) CRM
11 7 (1.53%) Patch Management
12 6 (1.31%) ITSM
12 6 (1.31%) Mentoring
12 6 (1.31%) Project Planning
12 6 (1.31%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.47%) PowerShell
2 22 (4.81%) SQL
2 22 (4.81%) VBScript
3 5 (1.09%) C
4 3 (0.66%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.44%) VBA
6 1 (0.22%) C#
6 1 (0.22%) Java
6 1 (0.22%) VB
6 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 65 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (8.75%) MCP
3 37 (8.10%) Degree
4 35 (7.66%) MCSE
5 32 (7.00%) MCDST
6 13 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.63%) MCSA
8 11 (2.41%) CCNA
8 11 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 11 (2.41%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.41%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.31%) MOS
10 4 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.88%) HND
11 2 (0.44%) CCAA
11 2 (0.44%) MCITP
12 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.22%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.44%) SLA
2 9 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 288 (63.02%) Active Directory
2 37 (8.10%) XenApp
3 35 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (6.56%) Hyper-V
5 23 (5.03%) XenDesktop
6 14 (3.06%) vSphere
7 13 (2.84%) Terminal Services
8 10 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (1.31%) XenServer
11 5 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 90 (19.69%) SCCM
2 24 (5.25%) WSUS
3 7 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.31%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.88%) XenMobile
6 3 (0.66%) DameWare
7 2 (0.44%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.22%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.22%) OpenView
8 1 (0.22%) SCOM
8 1 (0.22%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 250 (54.70%) Microsoft
2 130 (28.45%) Citrix
3 65 (14.22%) VMware
4 43 (9.41%) Cisco
5 33 (7.22%) HP
6 25 (5.47%) Bloomberg
6 25 (5.47%) Dell
7 21 (4.60%) iManage
8 20 (4.38%) Apple
9 18 (3.94%) Symantec
10 8 (1.75%) Altiris
10 8 (1.75%) Intel Security
10 8 (1.75%) Polycom
11 7 (1.53%) Avaya
11 7 (1.53%) Mitel
12 6 (1.31%) IBM
12 6 (1.31%) Reuters
13 5 (1.09%) FactSet
14 4 (0.88%) Intel
15 3 (0.66%) Fidessa
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Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
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