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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 688 726 714
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 194 250 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 169 213 255
Median salary £27,000 £29,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% +8.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,000 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +4.25%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +9 181 £27,500 -5.17% 13
London -20 94 £32,500 -2.98% 3
South East +85 52 £25,000 - 5
Oxfordshire +33 10 £23,750 -3.06%
Buckinghamshire +23 10 £19,250 -25.96% 1
Milton Keynes +19 10 £19,250 -25.96% 1
City of London +1 10 £37,500 +2.04%
Kent +18 9 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Berkshire +54 8 £19,500 -23.52% 2
East of England -4 8 £25,750 +5.10%
West Sussex - 8 £25,000 -
Yorkshire +21 7 £25,000 -0.49%
North West -23 7 £30,000 +42.85%
Surrey +20 6 £26,000 -5.45%
Manchester -16 6 £30,000 +42.85%
Bracknell - 6 £19,500 -
West Yorkshire +34 5 £25,000 +3.09%
South West +8 5 £23,000 -16.36% 1
Hertfordshire +5 5 £32,500 +30.00%
West Midlands +5 4 £27,000 +14.89% 3
East Midlands -2 4 £25,000 +4.16% 2
Oxford - 4 £25,000 -
Crawley - 4 £25,000 -
Wallingford - 4 £22,224 -
Scotland +24 3 - -
Edinburgh +13 3 - -
South Wales -2 3 £22,500 +11.11%
Newport -6 3 £22,500 +7.14%
Wales -6 3 £22,500 +11.11%
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £32,500 -

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 352 (88.00%) Windows
2 227 (56.75%) Active Directory
3 194 (48.50%) Microsoft
4 183 (45.75%) Windows 7
5 174 (43.50%) MS Office
6 118 (29.50%) MS Excel
7 108 (27.00%) ITIL
8 106 (26.50%) Windows Server
9 81 (20.25%) Citrix
10 78 (19.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 72 (18.00%) Office 365
12 69 (17.25%) Windows 10
12 69 (17.25%) MS Exchange
13 63 (15.75%) Finance
14 62 (15.50%) Windows 8
15 47 (11.75%) VMware
15 47 (11.75%) SCCM
16 44 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 43 (10.75%) TCP/IP
18 37 (9.25%) Microsoft Certification
19 36 (9.00%) LAN
19 36 (9.00%) Windows XP
20 33 (8.25%) Linux
20 33 (8.25%) MCP
21 30 (7.50%) WAN
22 29 (7.25%) VoIP
22 29 (7.25%) Apple
22 29 (7.25%) Blackberry
22 29 (7.25%) Law
22 29 (7.25%) Android

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 69 (17.25%) MS Exchange
2 26 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.00%) IIS
7 10 (2.50%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.50%) IBM Domino
9 4 (1.00%) Apache
10 3 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 174 (43.50%) MS Office
2 118 (29.50%) MS Excel
3 21 (5.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.75%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 72 (18.00%) Office 365
2 11 (2.75%) Dropbox
3 10 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.50%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 43 (10.75%) TCP/IP
2 36 (9.00%) LAN
3 30 (7.50%) WAN
4 29 (7.25%) VoIP
5 27 (6.75%) DNS
6 25 (6.25%) DHCP
7 24 (6.00%) Firewall
8 17 (4.25%) VPN
9 13 (3.25%) Wireless
10 10 (2.50%) SAN
11 9 (2.25%) Internet
12 8 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.75%) NetScaler
13 7 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (1.75%) Skype
14 6 (1.50%) 3G
14 6 (1.50%) ADSL
14 6 (1.50%) Intranet
14 6 (1.50%) WLAN
15 5 (1.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.00%) MySQL
4 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.25%) MSI
2 2 (0.50%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.25%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.25%) TestComplete
General
1 63 (15.75%) Finance
2 29 (7.25%) Law
3 25 (6.25%) Legal
4 15 (3.75%) Banking
5 11 (2.75%) Publishing
6 9 (2.25%) Back Office
6 9 (2.25%) Retail
7 8 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.75%) Advertising
9 6 (1.50%) Online Betting
10 5 (1.25%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.00%) Marketing
12 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.50%) Games
13 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.50%) .NET
1 2 (0.50%) HTML
1 2 (0.50%) Software Packaging
1 2 (0.50%) XML
2 1 (0.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.25%) Blackberry
2 16 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 15 (3.75%) iPad
4 14 (3.50%) Driving Licence
4 14 (3.50%) iPhone
5 13 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.75%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.75%) Clustering
9 7 (1.75%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.75%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.75%) Statistics
9 7 (1.75%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.75%) User Experience
10 6 (1.50%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.25%) BYOD
11 5 (1.25%) Replication
12 2 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 352 (88.00%) Windows
2 183 (45.75%) Windows 7
3 106 (26.50%) Windows Server
4 78 (19.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (17.25%) Windows 10
6 62 (15.50%) Windows 8
7 44 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (9.00%) Windows XP
9 33 (8.25%) Linux
10 29 (7.25%) Android
11 20 (5.00%) Mac OS X
11 20 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (3.00%) Mac OS
13 11 (2.75%) Apple iOS
14 8 (2.00%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.50%) Unix
16 4 (1.00%) CentOS
16 4 (1.00%) Ubuntu
16 4 (1.00%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (27.00%) ITIL
2 28 (7.00%) Service Management
3 23 (5.75%) ITIL V3
4 17 (4.25%) Asset Management
4 17 (4.25%) Incident Management
5 14 (3.50%) CRM
6 13 (3.25%) Application Packaging
7 12 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (3.00%) Service Delivery
8 10 (2.50%) Investment Management
9 9 (2.25%) Coaching
9 9 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (2.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (2.00%) Problem Management
11 7 (1.75%) Analytics
11 7 (1.75%) Document Management
11 7 (1.75%) Project Management
11 7 (1.75%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (1.50%) Change Management
12 6 (1.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.50%) SQL
2 21 (5.25%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.25%) VBScript
4 3 (0.75%) C
4 3 (0.75%) Python
4 3 (0.75%) R
4 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.75%) VBA
5 2 (0.50%) VB
6 1 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (9.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (8.25%) MCP
3 25 (6.25%) Degree
4 22 (5.50%) MCSE
5 13 (3.25%) MCSA
6 9 (2.25%) HND
6 9 (2.25%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.25%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.75%) CCNA
7 7 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.75%) MCITP
8 6 (1.50%) IBM Certification
9 5 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.75%) CEH
10 3 (0.75%) MCDST
10 3 (0.75%) MOS
11 2 (0.50%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.50%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.25%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.75%) SLA
2 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 227 (56.75%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.50%) XenApp
4 17 (4.25%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.25%) Terminal Services
5 10 (2.50%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.50%) XenServer
8 5 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.00%) vSphere
10 3 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (11.75%) SCCM
2 13 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.00%) WSUS
5 7 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (1.50%) ZENworks
7 5 (1.25%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.00%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.75%) DameWare
10 2 (0.50%) SCOM
10 2 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.50%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.25%) Casper Suite
11 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.25%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.25%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.25%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 194 (48.50%) Microsoft
2 81 (20.25%) Citrix
3 47 (11.75%) VMware
4 29 (7.25%) Apple
5 28 (7.00%) Cisco
6 24 (6.00%) HP
7 15 (3.75%) Bloomberg
7 15 (3.75%) Symantec
8 14 (3.50%) Intel Security
9 13 (3.25%) Dell
9 13 (3.25%) IBM
9 13 (3.25%) iManage
9 13 (3.25%) Mitel
10 11 (2.75%) Reuters
11 10 (2.50%) Avaya
12 9 (2.25%) Altiris
13 7 (1.75%) AppSense
13 7 (1.75%) Sophos
14 5 (1.25%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.00%) eSpeed
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