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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 700 738 702
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 210 229 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 200 200 207
Median salary £26,583 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +22 198 £27,500 -9.83% 16
London +4 83 £29,000 -10.76% 9
South East +66 54 £26,000 +1.96% 3
South West +12 23 £21,500 -4.44%
Yorkshire +34 20 £25,000 -79.16% 1
Gloucester +15 17 £21,500 -4.44%
Gloucestershire +4 17 £21,500 -4.44%
Buckinghamshire - 14 £20,750 - 1
West Yorkshire +30 13 £32,000 -73.33% 1
West Sussex +22 12 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Milton Keynes - 11 £19,000 - 1
Leeds +27 10 £32,000 -73.33%
Surrey +23 10 £26,583 -3.33%
Berkshire +34 8 £27,500 +7.84%
City of London +21 8 £35,000 -1.40% 1
Oxfordshire -6 6 £25,000 +2.04% 1
East Midlands +15 5 £22,500 -31.91% 1
Crawley +5 5 £45,500 +82.00%
West Midlands -7 5 £28,000 -11.11%
Thatcham - 5 £31,000 -
South Wales +9 4 £22,500 +15.38%
Wales +5 4 £22,500 +15.38%
Farnham -6 4 £26,583 +2.24%
East of England -9 4 £25,750 -14.16% 1
Bristol - 4 £28,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £23,000 -
Harrogate - 4 £23,000 -
Oxford - 4 £27,500 -
Hertfordshire +7 3 £25,500 -8.92% 1
North West -12 3 £24,750 +23.75% 1

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 360 (85.92%) Windows
2 250 (59.67%) Active Directory
3 205 (48.93%) Microsoft
4 186 (44.39%) MS Office
5 176 (42.00%) Windows 7
6 120 (28.64%) Windows Server
7 114 (27.21%) MS Excel
8 111 (26.49%) ITIL
8 111 (26.49%) Citrix
9 89 (21.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 81 (19.33%) Office 365
10 81 (19.33%) MS Exchange
11 69 (16.47%) SCCM
12 56 (13.37%) VMware
13 53 (12.65%) Finance
14 52 (12.41%) Windows Server 2012
15 49 (11.69%) Windows 10
16 48 (11.46%) Blackberry
17 42 (10.02%) Microsoft Certification
18 41 (9.79%) Windows 8
19 38 (9.07%) Cisco
20 36 (8.59%) SLA
20 36 (8.59%) TCP/IP
20 36 (8.59%) LAN
20 36 (8.59%) Windows XP
21 35 (8.35%) MCP
22 33 (7.88%) Legal
23 31 (7.40%) WAN
24 30 (7.16%) VMware Infrastructure
24 30 (7.16%) VoIP

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 81 (19.33%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (5.01%) SharePoint
5 20 (4.77%) IIS
6 18 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.67%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.72%) Apache
10 3 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 186 (44.39%) MS Office
2 114 (27.21%) MS Excel
3 24 (5.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.19%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.95%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 81 (19.33%) Office 365
2 13 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.91%) Dropbox
4 5 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.95%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.59%) LAN
1 36 (8.59%) TCP/IP
2 31 (7.40%) WAN
3 30 (7.16%) VoIP
4 29 (6.92%) Firewall
5 28 (6.68%) DNS
6 25 (5.97%) DHCP
7 17 (4.06%) VPN
8 13 (3.10%) NetScaler
9 12 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (2.39%) Intranet
11 9 (2.15%) Internet
11 9 (2.15%) SAN
12 7 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.43%) 3G
13 6 (1.43%) Skype
14 4 (0.95%) ADSL
14 4 (0.95%) Wireless
15 3 (0.72%) IP Telephony
15 3 (0.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.72%) MySQL
2 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Ranorex
1 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.24%) TestComplete
General
1 53 (12.65%) Finance
2 33 (7.88%) Legal
3 29 (6.92%) Law
4 18 (4.30%) Banking
5 15 (3.58%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.34%) Back Office
7 13 (3.10%) Publishing
8 10 (2.39%) Online Betting
9 9 (2.15%) Retail
10 7 (1.67%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.19%) Advertising
11 5 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.19%) Marketing
12 4 (0.95%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.72%) Local Government
14 2 (0.48%) Games
14 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.95%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.48%) .NET
3 1 (0.24%) ODBC
3 1 (0.24%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.46%) Blackberry
2 26 (6.21%) Smartphone
3 18 (4.30%) Driving Licence
4 15 (3.58%) Clustering
5 14 (3.34%) iPad
5 14 (3.34%) iPhone
6 12 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.67%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.67%) Statistics
8 7 (1.67%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.43%) Replication
10 4 (0.95%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.95%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.95%) User Experience
11 2 (0.48%) BYOD
11 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.24%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 360 (85.92%) Windows
2 176 (42.00%) Windows 7
3 120 (28.64%) Windows Server
4 89 (21.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (12.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (11.69%) Windows 10
7 41 (9.79%) Windows 8
8 36 (8.59%) Windows XP
9 29 (6.92%) Android
10 24 (5.73%) Linux
11 20 (4.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (2.39%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.67%) Unix
14 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.43%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.43%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.95%) CentOS
15 4 (0.95%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (26.49%) ITIL
2 22 (5.25%) Service Management
3 17 (4.06%) Incident Management
3 17 (4.06%) ITIL V3
4 15 (3.58%) Service Delivery
4 15 (3.58%) Virtual Environments
5 14 (3.34%) Asset Management
6 11 (2.63%) CRM
6 11 (2.63%) Mentoring
7 10 (2.39%) Investment Management
7 10 (2.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (2.39%) Strategic Planning
8 8 (1.91%) Coaching
8 8 (1.91%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (1.67%) Application Packaging
9 7 (1.67%) Data Protection
9 7 (1.67%) Problem Management
9 7 (1.67%) Server Patching
10 6 (1.43%) Document Management
10 6 (1.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.49%) PowerShell
2 22 (5.25%) SQL
3 17 (4.06%) VBScript
4 3 (0.72%) VBA
5 2 (0.48%) VB
6 1 (0.24%) Python
6 1 (0.24%) R
6 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (10.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (8.35%) MCP
3 25 (5.97%) Degree
4 23 (5.49%) MCSE
5 16 (3.82%) MCDST
6 12 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.15%) CCNA
8 9 (2.15%) MCSA
9 8 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (1.91%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.91%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.67%) HND
11 3 (0.72%) MCITP
11 3 (0.72%) MOS
12 1 (0.24%) CEH
12 1 (0.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.59%) SLA
2 7 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 250 (59.67%) Active Directory
2 30 (7.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.68%) XenApp
4 26 (6.21%) Hyper-V
5 23 (5.49%) XenDesktop
6 21 (5.01%) Terminal Services
7 10 (2.39%) XenServer
8 9 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.91%) vSphere
10 4 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 69 (16.47%) SCCM
2 18 (4.30%) WSUS
3 11 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.19%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.19%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.95%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.72%) DameWare
9 1 (0.24%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.24%) SCOM
9 1 (0.24%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.24%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 205 (48.93%) Microsoft
2 111 (26.49%) Citrix
3 56 (13.37%) VMware
4 38 (9.07%) Cisco
5 30 (7.16%) HP
6 21 (5.01%) Apple
7 18 (4.30%) Dell
8 16 (3.82%) Symantec
9 14 (3.34%) Bloomberg
10 13 (3.10%) iManage
11 12 (2.86%) Intel Security
12 11 (2.63%) IBM
13 10 (2.39%) Mitel
14 9 (2.15%) Altiris
15 8 (1.91%) Avaya
15 8 (1.91%) Reuters
16 6 (1.43%) Sophos
17 4 (0.95%) FactSet
17 4 (0.95%) Red Hat
18 3 (0.72%) Rackspace
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum Up to £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £34k - 37k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marks Sattin
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £27k - 32k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Salary: £22,224 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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City of London
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago