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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 718 671 659
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 205 301 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 166 252 316
Median salary £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,583 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.00%

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -48 198 £29,000 -3.33% 13
London -55 97 £30,000 -20.00% 3
South East +54 65 £29,000 +16.00% 2
Surrey +36 27 £26,583 +6.33%
West Sussex +9 16 £40,000 +66.66% 1
City of London +11 14 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +20 13 £26,750 +22.98%
Haywards Heath - 13 £40,000 -
Cobham - 11 - -
Bromley - 9 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire -3 7 £25,000 -24.29%
North West +16 6 £28,615 +34.65% 2
South West -3 6 £26,048 +44.71% 2
West Yorkshire - 6 £27,125 -
East Midlands +14 5 £22,838 -2.81% 1
Manchester +7 5 £31,230 +56.15% 1
Sheffield - 5 £29,750 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £29,750 -
Buckinghamshire +26 4 £20,500 -22.64% 1
Berkshire +17 4 £29,000 +56.75%
East of England +17 4 £26,250 +19.31% 2
Kent +1 4 £26,250 -7.89%
Scotland +2 3 £24,500 -6.66% 2
Gloucestershire -2 3 £24,500 +19.51%
Crawley -8 3 £46,500 +93.75% 1
Bracknell -9 3 £29,000 -
Farnham - 3 £26,583 -
Cardiff - 3 £26,000 -
Leeds - 3 £30,000 -
Sidcup - 3 £28,000 -

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 385 (83.51%) Windows
2 267 (57.92%) Active Directory
3 259 (56.18%) Microsoft
4 196 (42.52%) Windows 7
5 195 (42.30%) MS Office
6 143 (31.02%) Windows Server
7 134 (29.07%) ITIL
8 128 (27.77%) Citrix
9 115 (24.95%) MS Excel
10 95 (20.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 92 (19.96%) Office 365
12 90 (19.52%) MS Exchange
13 84 (18.22%) Finance
14 81 (17.57%) SCCM
15 72 (15.62%) Microsoft Certification
16 69 (14.97%) Blackberry
17 67 (14.53%) VMware
17 67 (14.53%) Windows 8
17 67 (14.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 66 (14.32%) Android
19 61 (13.23%) Windows XP
20 54 (11.71%) TCP/IP
21 49 (10.63%) Legal
22 47 (10.20%) DNS
22 47 (10.20%) SLA
23 46 (9.98%) Cisco
24 43 (9.33%) DHCP
25 42 (9.11%) Degree
26 39 (8.46%) Law
26 39 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure

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 90 (19.52%) MS Exchange
2 36 (7.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 29 (6.29%) SharePoint
4 23 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (3.90%) IIS
8 14 (3.04%) Skype for Business
9 11 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 195 (42.30%) MS Office
2 115 (24.95%) MS Excel
3 28 (6.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.43%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.22%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 92 (19.96%) Office 365
2 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.43%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.22%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 54 (11.71%) TCP/IP
2 47 (10.20%) DNS
3 43 (9.33%) DHCP
4 38 (8.24%) VPN
5 34 (7.38%) Firewall
5 34 (7.38%) LAN
6 31 (6.72%) WAN
7 19 (4.12%) VoIP
8 12 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (2.39%) Internet
10 7 (1.52%) SAN
10 7 (1.52%) Skype
11 6 (1.30%) Intranet
11 6 (1.30%) NetScaler
12 5 (1.08%) NAS
12 5 (1.08%) Wireless
13 4 (0.87%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.65%) VLAN
14 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.43%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 84 (18.22%) Finance
2 49 (10.63%) Legal
3 39 (8.46%) Law
4 21 (4.56%) Banking
5 14 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.95%) Local Government
7 7 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.30%) Back Office
9 5 (1.08%) Advertising
9 5 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.87%) Publishing
11 3 (0.65%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.43%) Front Office
12 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.22%) Marketing
13 1 (0.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.30%) X-Windows
2 5 (1.08%) .NET
2 5 (1.08%) HTML
2 5 (1.08%) XML
3 2 (0.43%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.22%) Middleware
4 1 (0.22%) ODBC
4 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.97%) Blackberry
2 35 (7.59%) Smartphone
3 22 (4.77%) Driving Licence
3 22 (4.77%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.47%) Clustering
5 13 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.17%) iPhone
7 8 (1.74%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.52%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.30%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.30%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.65%) Fintech
10 3 (0.65%) Handset
10 3 (0.65%) iPad
10 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.65%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.65%) Replication
11 2 (0.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 385 (83.51%) Windows
2 196 (42.52%) Windows 7
3 143 (31.02%) Windows Server
4 95 (20.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (14.53%) Windows 8
5 67 (14.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (14.32%) Android
7 61 (13.23%) Windows XP
8 37 (8.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (7.59%) Apple iOS
10 26 (5.64%) Windows 10
11 6 (1.30%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.08%) Linux
12 5 (1.08%) Unix
13 4 (0.87%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.22%) SUSE
16 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (29.07%) ITIL
2 32 (6.94%) Service Delivery
3 22 (4.77%) Service Management
4 16 (3.47%) Problem Management
5 14 (3.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (2.60%) ITIL V3
7 10 (2.17%) Document Management
7 10 (2.17%) Incident Management
8 9 (1.95%) Patch Management
8 9 (1.95%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (1.95%) Server Patching
9 8 (1.74%) Data Protection
9 8 (1.74%) ISMS
9 8 (1.74%) ITSM
9 8 (1.74%) Line Management
10 7 (1.52%) Application Packaging
10 7 (1.52%) Asset Management
10 7 (1.52%) CRM
10 7 (1.52%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (1.52%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.21%) SQL
2 23 (4.99%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.69%) VBScript
4 7 (1.52%) C
5 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.43%) VBA
7 1 (0.22%) C#
7 1 (0.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 72 (15.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (9.11%) Degree
3 38 (8.24%) MCP
4 37 (8.03%) MCSE
5 35 (7.59%) MCDST
6 21 (4.56%) SC Cleared
6 21 (4.56%) Security Cleared
7 15 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (3.04%) CCNA
9 13 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (2.82%) MCSA
10 11 (2.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (1.30%) MOS
12 4 (0.87%) HND
13 2 (0.43%) CCAA
13 2 (0.43%) MCITP
14 1 (0.22%) CCDA
14 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.22%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.20%) SLA
2 9 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 9 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 267 (57.92%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (8.03%) XenApp
4 23 (4.99%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.47%) vSphere
6 15 (3.25%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (1.30%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.65%) XenServer
10 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 81 (17.57%) SCCM
2 19 (4.12%) WSUS
3 6 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.87%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.87%) OpenView
5 3 (0.65%) DameWare
6 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.43%) SCOM
6 2 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.22%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.22%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 259 (56.18%) Microsoft
2 128 (27.77%) Citrix
3 67 (14.53%) VMware
4 46 (9.98%) Cisco
5 31 (6.72%) HP
6 26 (5.64%) Bloomberg
7 23 (4.99%) Dell
8 20 (4.34%) Apple
9 16 (3.47%) iManage
10 10 (2.17%) Symantec
11 8 (1.74%) Avaya
11 8 (1.74%) Polycom
11 8 (1.74%) Reuters
12 6 (1.30%) Juniper
12 6 (1.30%) Mitel
13 4 (0.87%) Intel
14 3 (0.65%) Altiris
14 3 (0.65%) Fidessa
14 3 (0.65%) IBM
14 3 (0.65%) Intel Security
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