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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Analyst
UK
Rank 720 692 680
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 131 252 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 112 214 237
Median salary £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
80972 97334 101928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.31% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67196 81538 83871
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 February 2017 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 February 2017. 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 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 -25 120 £28,500 - 14
London +3 77 £31,000 -4.61% 9
South East +14 25 £25,000 -2.91% 3
City of London +9 8 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Scotland +19 7 £27,500 +14.58%
Edinburgh +8 7 £27,500 +14.58%
Surrey +40 6 £24,375 -8.30%
Berkshire +36 6 £28,750 -0.86%
South West +19 6 £27,000 -1.81% 1
West Midlands +30 4 £26,750 +18.88% 1
Oxfordshire +13 4 £27,500 -25.67% 1
Crawley +13 4 £22,500 -
West Sussex +7 4 £22,500 -43.75%
Leeds +21 3 £25,000 -2.91%
West Yorkshire +17 3 £25,000 +3.62%
Yorkshire +16 3 £25,000 +3.09%
Kent +5 3 £25,000 -5.95% 1
North West -25 3 £21,000 -10.63%
Manchester -28 3 £21,000 -10.63%
Swindon - 3 £30,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £30,000 -
Cheltenham +15 2 £23,250 -8.82% 1
Coventry +13 2 £28,750 +27.77%
Hampshire +13 2 £32,500 +27.45%
Bracknell +8 2 £24,250 -16.37%
Redhill +7 2 £26,500 -11.66%
Leatherhead +1 2 £24,000 -20.00%
Gloucestershire -13 2 £23,250 -8.82% 1
Wokingham - 2 £40,000 -
Wigan - 2 £21,000 -

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 279 (86.11%) Windows
2 187 (57.72%) Microsoft
3 182 (56.17%) Active Directory
4 157 (48.46%) Windows 7
5 146 (45.06%) MS Office
6 98 (30.25%) Windows 10
7 93 (28.70%) MS Excel
8 86 (26.54%) ITIL
9 80 (24.69%) Windows Server
10 66 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 61 (18.83%) Office 365
12 60 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 58 (17.90%) Windows 8
14 57 (17.59%) Citrix
14 57 (17.59%) MS Exchange
15 55 (16.98%) Finance
16 52 (16.05%) TCP/IP
17 51 (15.74%) SCCM
18 50 (15.43%) Windows Server 2012
19 44 (13.58%) Law
19 44 (13.58%) Apple
20 38 (11.73%) VMware
21 37 (11.42%) MCP
22 36 (11.11%) MCSE
23 34 (10.49%) DHCP
23 34 (10.49%) Legal
24 33 (10.19%) Windows XP
25 32 (9.88%) DNS
25 32 (9.88%) Service Management
26 31 (9.57%) Mac OS X

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 57 (17.59%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (3.09%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.47%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.85%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.62%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) Apache
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 146 (45.06%) MS Office
2 93 (28.70%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.23%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 61 (18.83%) Office 365
2 7 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.54%) Dropbox
4 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.31%) G Suite
5 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 52 (16.05%) TCP/IP
2 34 (10.49%) DHCP
3 32 (9.88%) DNS
4 26 (8.02%) LAN
5 25 (7.72%) VPN
6 19 (5.86%) WAN
7 16 (4.94%) Firewall
7 16 (4.94%) VoIP
8 15 (4.63%) Wireless
9 9 (2.78%) Internet
10 8 (2.47%) SAN
11 7 (2.16%) WLAN
12 6 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (1.85%) Skype
13 5 (1.54%) ADSL
13 5 (1.54%) NetScaler
13 5 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (1.54%) VLAN
14 4 (1.23%) Intranet
14 4 (1.23%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (5.86%) MSI
2 2 (0.62%) FrontPage
2 2 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 55 (16.98%) Finance
2 44 (13.58%) Law
3 34 (10.49%) Legal
4 12 (3.70%) Banking
5 11 (3.40%) Advertising
6 5 (1.54%) Publishing
7 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Automotive
8 2 (0.62%) Back Office
8 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.93%) HTML
2 2 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.02%) Smartphone
2 22 (6.79%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.70%) BYOD
5 12 (3.70%) Hedge funds
5 12 (3.70%) iPhone
6 10 (3.09%) iPad
6 10 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.85%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.54%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.54%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.54%) User Experience
10 4 (1.23%) Biotechnology
10 4 (1.23%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.23%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.93%) Fintech
12 2 (0.62%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 279 (86.11%) Windows
2 157 (48.46%) Windows 7
3 98 (30.25%) Windows 10
4 80 (24.69%) Windows Server
5 66 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (17.90%) Windows 8
7 50 (15.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (10.19%) Windows XP
9 31 (9.57%) Mac OS X
10 27 (8.33%) Android
11 21 (6.48%) Linux
12 20 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (3.09%) Apple iOS
14 9 (2.78%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.54%) Unix
15 5 (1.54%) Windows Phone
15 5 (1.54%) Windows Vista
16 4 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.93%) CentOS
17 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (26.54%) ITIL
2 32 (9.88%) Service Management
3 23 (7.10%) Application Packaging
4 22 (6.79%) Incident Management
5 17 (5.25%) CRM
5 17 (5.25%) ITIL V3
6 16 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (4.63%) Service Delivery
8 13 (4.01%) Asset Management
8 13 (4.01%) Functional Testing
9 11 (3.40%) Configuration Management
9 11 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (3.40%) Server Building
10 10 (3.09%) Personalization
11 9 (2.78%) Problem Management
12 8 (2.47%) Analytics
12 8 (2.47%) B2B
13 7 (2.16%) Investment Management
13 7 (2.16%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.79%) SQL
2 11 (3.40%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.93%) C
3 3 (0.93%) Python
3 3 (0.93%) R
3 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.31%) C#
4 1 (0.31%) Java
4 1 (0.31%) PHP
4 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (11.42%) MCP
3 36 (11.11%) MCSE
4 16 (4.94%) MCSA
5 13 (4.01%) Degree
6 11 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (3.40%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.09%) MCITP
8 9 (2.78%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.16%) CCNA
9 7 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.16%) MCDST
10 6 (1.85%) IBM Certification
11 5 (1.54%) HND
12 4 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.23%) MOS
13 3 (0.93%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.93%) CEH
13 3 (0.93%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.10%) SLA
2 13 (4.01%) QA
3 5 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 182 (56.17%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 19 (5.86%) XenApp
4 11 (3.40%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.09%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.85%) vSphere
7 4 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.93%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (15.74%) SCCM
2 7 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.85%) ZENworks
4 5 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.23%) DameWare
6 3 (0.93%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.62%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.62%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.62%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.62%) SCOM
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.31%) ThinApp
8 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 187 (57.72%) Microsoft
2 57 (17.59%) Citrix
3 44 (13.58%) Apple
4 38 (11.73%) VMware
5 22 (6.79%) AppSense
6 21 (6.48%) Cisco
7 19 (5.86%) HP
8 13 (4.01%) Avaya
9 10 (3.09%) Bloomberg
9 10 (3.09%) iManage
10 8 (2.47%) Intel Security
10 8 (2.47%) Mitel
10 8 (2.47%) Reuters
11 7 (2.16%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.16%) Sophos
11 7 (2.16%) Symantec
12 6 (1.85%) IBM
13 5 (1.54%) Altiris
13 5 (1.54%) Dell
13 5 (1.54%) Polycom
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