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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 685 679 727
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 220 201 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 190 173 169
Average salary £27,750 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.89% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £22,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £40,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £24,775 £22,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+12.61% -13.72%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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 21 October 2014 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 21 October 2014. 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 -4 210 £28,000 - 23
London -24 127 £31,500 +6.77% 13
South East -7 32 £24,250 +10.22% 2
City of London -15 29 £32,500 +5.69% 3
South West - 15 £22,500 - 3
West Midlands -13 13 £25,000 +5.26% 4
East of England -22 9 £25,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire +4 8 £23,000 +4.54% 1
Berkshire +7 6 £28,750 -4.16%
Birmingham -9 6 £25,000 +16.27% 3
Swindon - 6 £22,750 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £22,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 6 £22,750 -
Surrey -14 5 £27,500 +12.24%
Yorkshire -23 5 £26,000 +18.18% 1
West Yorkshire -27 5 £26,000 +18.18% 1
Hampshire - 5 £21,000 -
Cheltenham - 5 £22,000 -
Leeds - 5 £26,000 - 1
East Midlands -6 4 £31,500 +65.78%
Suffolk - 4 £25,500 -
Warwickshire - 4 £22,750 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £21,750 -
Essex - 4 £23,750 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £24,000 -
Reading - 4 £32,500 -
Nottingham +5 3 £31,500 +51.80%
Nottinghamshire +3 3 £31,500 +51.80%
North West -5 3 £22,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 3 - -

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 394 (83.47%) Windows
2 269 (56.99%) Windows 7
3 255 (54.03%) Active Directory
4 245 (51.91%) MS Office
5 215 (45.55%) Microsoft
6 181 (38.35%) ITIL
7 159 (33.69%) MS Excel
8 154 (32.63%) Windows XP
9 133 (28.18%) Finance
10 110 (23.31%) Blackberry
11 103 (21.82%) Citrix
12 83 (17.58%) TCP/IP
13 82 (17.37%) MS Exchange
13 82 (17.37%) SCCM
14 71 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 69 (14.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 69 (14.62%) Apple
16 67 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
17 66 (13.98%) Windows Server 2003
18 59 (12.50%) VMware
19 57 (12.08%) DHCP
20 55 (11.65%) LAN
20 55 (11.65%) Windows 8
21 54 (11.44%) Law
22 50 (10.59%) VPN
23 47 (9.96%) DNS
23 47 (9.96%) Legal
24 45 (9.53%) SLA
25 44 (9.32%) WAN
26 39 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 82 (17.37%) MS Exchange
2 69 (14.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 32 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (5.08%) Lync
5 22 (4.66%) SharePoint
6 20 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (2.54%) IBM Notes
8 10 (2.12%) WorkSite
8 10 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.42%) Apache
9 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 245 (51.91%) MS Office
2 159 (33.69%) MS Excel
3 31 (6.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (4.24%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.12%) MS Project
6 4 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.21%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.21%) Revit
7 1 (0.21%) InDesign
7 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.64%) assyst
3 1 (0.21%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.21%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.27%) Office 365
2 4 (0.85%) SaaS
2 4 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 83 (17.58%) TCP/IP
2 57 (12.08%) DHCP
3 55 (11.65%) LAN
4 50 (10.59%) VPN
5 47 (9.96%) DNS
6 44 (9.32%) WAN
7 20 (4.24%) Wireless
8 16 (3.39%) Firewall
9 13 (2.75%) VoIP
10 11 (2.33%) Internet
11 10 (2.12%) Network Security
12 9 (1.91%) Broadband
13 6 (1.27%) WLAN
13 6 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.06%) 3G
15 4 (0.85%) PBX
15 4 (0.85%) IP Telephony
15 4 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
16 3 (0.64%) ADSL
16 3 (0.64%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.42%) MS Access
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (1.69%) MSI
2 4 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
General
1 133 (28.18%) Finance
2 54 (11.44%) Law
3 47 (9.96%) Legal
4 29 (6.14%) Banking
5 22 (4.66%) Financial Institution
6 16 (3.39%) Retail
7 12 (2.54%) Advertising
8 9 (1.91%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.91%) Front Office
9 8 (1.69%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.48%) Back Office
11 4 (0.85%) Marketing
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.06%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.64%) CGI
3 2 (0.42%) .NET
3 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.42%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 110 (23.31%) Blackberry
2 30 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.51%) Video Conferencing
4 24 (5.08%) iPad
5 23 (4.87%) iPhone
6 11 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.33%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.69%) Statistics
8 7 (1.48%) IVR
9 6 (1.27%) SecurID
9 6 (1.27%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.27%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.85%) Derivative
11 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.64%) User Experience
12 3 (0.64%) PDA
12 3 (0.64%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 394 (83.47%) Windows
2 269 (56.99%) Windows 7
3 154 (32.63%) Windows XP
4 71 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (13.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (11.65%) Windows 8
7 25 (5.30%) Mac OS X
8 22 (4.66%) Android
9 19 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.91%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.91%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.48%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (1.27%) Linux
13 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.21%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (38.35%) ITIL
2 30 (6.36%) Service Management
3 26 (5.51%) Document Management
4 22 (4.66%) Incident Management
5 17 (3.60%) Asset Management
6 15 (3.18%) Time Management
7 13 (2.75%) ITSM
8 12 (2.54%) Change Management
8 12 (2.54%) Software Deployment
9 11 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
10 10 (2.12%) Configuration Management
10 10 (2.12%) Project Management
10 10 (2.12%) Problem Management
11 9 (1.91%) Service Delivery
12 8 (1.69%) Migration
12 8 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (1.48%) Investment Management
14 6 (1.27%) CRM
14 6 (1.27%) Coaching
15 5 (1.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.30%) SQL
2 21 (4.45%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.54%) VBScript
4 9 (1.91%) VB
5 6 (1.27%) Java
6 2 (0.42%) C#
7 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 67 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (7.84%) Degree
3 26 (5.51%) MCP
4 20 (4.24%) MCSE
5 18 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (2.75%) MOS
7 10 (2.12%) MCSA
8 8 (1.69%) A+ Certification
9 7 (1.48%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.48%) MCDST
9 7 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.48%) CCNA
10 6 (1.27%) MCITP
10 6 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.06%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.42%) HND
13 1 (0.21%) MCTS
13 1 (0.21%) HNC
13 1 (0.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.53%) SLA
System Software
1 255 (54.03%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (3.81%) XenApp
5 16 (3.39%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.48%) vSphere
7 4 (0.85%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.21%) UAG
9 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.21%) Xen
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 82 (17.37%) SCCM
2 12 (2.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (2.12%) WSUS
4 6 (1.27%) ZENworks
4 6 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (1.27%) Casper Suite
5 3 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.21%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.21%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 215 (45.55%) Microsoft
2 103 (21.82%) Citrix
3 69 (14.62%) Apple
4 59 (12.50%) VMware
5 29 (6.14%) Cisco
6 26 (5.51%) Bloomberg
7 22 (4.66%) Avaya
8 21 (4.45%) Reuters
9 20 (4.24%) Symantec
9 20 (4.24%) AppSense
10 13 (2.75%) HP
10 13 (2.75%) Dell
11 12 (2.54%) Lotus
12 11 (2.33%) BMC
12 11 (2.33%) Oracle
13 10 (2.12%) Juniper
13 10 (2.12%) Mitel
14 9 (1.91%) Remedy
14 9 (1.91%) Adobe
15 7 (1.48%) Altiris
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Salary: £33000 - £39000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
UK
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27580 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £26k - 31k per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £31000 per annum + 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + pension, 22 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Market Leading lawfirm
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Market Leading lawfirm
Posted: 7 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Framestore
Salary: £18,000
Posted: 11 days ago
London
The Body Shop International
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits and bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £200.00 - £240.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago