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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 642 669 672
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 233 224 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 197 210 159
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -2.00%

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 2015 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 5 March 2015. 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 +25 230 £30,250 +4.31% 18
London +64 169 £32,500 +4.83% 10
City of London +26 67 £45,000 +50.00% 3
South East -34 20 £24,000 +2.12% 2
East of England +13 17 £22,000 -12.87%
Hertfordshire +4 13 £26,000 +1.96%
West Midlands -23 8 £21,500 -10.41%
North West 0 7 £30,000 +20.00% 3
Bedfordshire +10 6 £22,000 -12.00%
West Sussex +4 6 £24,000 -12.72%
Crawley -3 6 £24,000 -12.72%
South West -28 6 £21,500 -8.51% 2
Manchester - 6 £32,500 -
Surrey -12 4 £22,500 -8.16%
Birmingham -14 4 £19,000 -20.83%
Hampshire -16 4 £25,000 -19.35% 1
Suffolk - 4 - -
Ipswich - 4 - -
East Midlands +30 3 £29,000 +28.17%
Northamptonshire +6 3 £29,000 +52.63%
Oxfordshire +6 3 £17,750 -22.82%
Northampton +2 3 £29,000 +52.63%
Woking +2 3 £22,500 -6.25%
Dorset - 3 - -
Chessington - 3 £31,500 -
Bicester - 3 £17,750 -
Wareham - 3 - -
Berkshire -4 2 £34,000 -2.85%
Wiltshire -5 2 £21,500 -13.13%
Reading -9 2 £34,000 -5.55%

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 362 (79.21%) Windows
2 294 (64.33%) Active Directory
3 251 (54.92%) Windows 7
4 249 (54.49%) Microsoft
5 198 (43.33%) MS Office
6 189 (41.36%) ITIL
7 140 (30.63%) Blackberry
8 129 (28.23%) Finance
9 116 (25.38%) Windows XP
10 107 (23.41%) MS Excel
11 93 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 89 (19.47%) Citrix
13 87 (19.04%) MCP
14 84 (18.38%) MS Exchange
15 79 (17.29%) TCP/IP
16 72 (15.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 66 (14.44%) MCSE
18 62 (13.57%) Banking
19 58 (12.69%) Windows 8
20 55 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
20 55 (12.04%) SCCM
20 55 (12.04%) DHCP
21 54 (11.82%) VMware
22 52 (11.38%) Investment Banking
22 52 (11.38%) DNS
23 51 (11.16%) VPN
23 51 (11.16%) Windows Server 2003
24 46 (10.07%) Service Delivery
24 46 (10.07%) ServiceNow
25 45 (9.85%) Service Management

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 84 (18.38%) MS Exchange
2 72 (15.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 33 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.84%) WorkSite
8 11 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (2.19%) Lync
10 7 (1.53%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.88%) IIS
12 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 198 (43.33%) MS Office
2 107 (23.41%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.44%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.44%) assyst
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.41%) Office 365
2 7 (1.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 79 (17.29%) TCP/IP
2 55 (12.04%) DHCP
3 52 (11.38%) DNS
4 51 (11.16%) VPN
5 44 (9.63%) LAN
6 38 (8.32%) WAN
7 20 (4.38%) Firewall
8 19 (4.16%) Network Security
9 18 (3.94%) IP Telephony
10 17 (3.72%) VoIP
11 13 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (2.63%) Wireless
13 11 (2.41%) ADSL
14 8 (1.75%) Broadband
15 7 (1.53%) Internet
16 6 (1.31%) Ethernet
17 4 (0.88%) Structured Cabling
18 3 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
18 3 (0.66%) PBX
18 3 (0.66%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.44%) MS Access
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.22%) MySQL
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Ant
1 3 (0.66%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.44%) MSI
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 129 (28.23%) Finance
2 62 (13.57%) Banking
3 52 (11.38%) Investment Banking
4 42 (9.19%) Front Office
5 41 (8.97%) Financial Institution
6 40 (8.75%) Law
7 38 (8.32%) Legal
8 12 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.63%) Retail
9 8 (1.75%) Advertising
9 8 (1.75%) Back Office
10 2 (0.44%) Marketing
10 2 (0.44%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.53%) Application Packaging
1 7 (1.53%) .NET
2 4 (0.88%) HTML
2 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.66%) LINQ
4 2 (0.44%) COM
4 2 (0.44%) CSS
4 2 (0.44%) XML
4 2 (0.44%) Classic ASP
4 2 (0.44%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.44%) Ajax
4 2 (0.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 140 (30.63%) Blackberry
2 20 (4.38%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (3.72%) iPhone
4 16 (3.50%) Fat Client
4 16 (3.50%) Thin Client
5 11 (2.41%) iPad
5 11 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.31%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.09%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.88%) SecurID
10 3 (0.66%) Replication
10 3 (0.66%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.44%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.44%) User Experience
11 2 (0.44%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 362 (79.21%) Windows
2 251 (54.92%) Windows 7
3 116 (25.38%) Windows XP
4 58 (12.69%) Windows 8
5 55 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (11.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (4.60%) Windows Vista
8 20 (4.38%) Android
9 15 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (2.84%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.53%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.31%) Linux
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (41.36%) ITIL
2 46 (10.07%) Service Delivery
3 45 (9.85%) Service Management
4 42 (9.19%) Business Continuity
5 37 (8.10%) Business Continuity Management
6 23 (5.03%) Document Management
7 18 (3.94%) Incident Management
8 12 (2.63%) Asset Management
8 12 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
9 11 (2.41%) Investment Management
9 11 (2.41%) CRM
10 7 (1.53%) Time Management
10 7 (1.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (1.31%) Project Management
11 6 (1.31%) Security Management
11 6 (1.31%) Information Security
11 6 (1.31%) Software Deployment
11 6 (1.31%) Fund Management
11 6 (1.31%) Data Protection
11 6 (1.31%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.69%) SQL
2 7 (1.53%) PowerShell
2 7 (1.53%) Java
3 5 (1.09%) VB
4 4 (0.88%) Perl
4 4 (0.88%) C#
5 3 (0.66%) C
5 3 (0.66%) VBA
6 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (19.04%) MCP
3 66 (14.44%) MCSE
4 39 (8.53%) Degree
5 20 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (3.06%) Security Cleared
6 14 (3.06%) VCP4
7 13 (2.84%) MCDST
8 12 (2.63%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.19%) MCITP
10 8 (1.75%) CCNA
10 8 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.75%) MCSA
11 4 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.66%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.44%) MOS
13 2 (0.44%) CCAA
14 1 (0.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.53%) SLA
System Software
1 294 (64.33%) Active Directory
2 36 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.16%) XenApp
4 10 (2.19%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (1.75%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.88%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.88%) vSphere
6 4 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.44%) XenServer
8 1 (0.22%) UAG
8 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.22%) Xen
8 1 (0.22%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 55 (12.04%) SCCM
2 10 (2.19%) WSUS
3 8 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.88%) Casper Suite
5 2 (0.44%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (0.44%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.44%) EdgeSight
5 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.22%) Kibana
6 1 (0.22%) DameWare
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 249 (54.49%) Microsoft
2 89 (19.47%) Citrix
3 54 (11.82%) VMware
4 46 (10.07%) ServiceNow
5 41 (8.97%) Apple
6 29 (6.35%) Bloomberg
7 23 (5.03%) Reuters
8 22 (4.81%) Cisco
9 18 (3.94%) HP
10 15 (3.28%) Interwoven
10 15 (3.28%) Avaya
11 11 (2.41%) Oracle
11 11 (2.41%) Symantec
12 10 (2.19%) Fidessa
13 9 (1.97%) Remedy
14 8 (1.75%) Dell
15 7 (1.53%) SonicWALL
15 7 (1.53%) AppSense
15 7 (1.53%) Adobe
15 7 (1.53%) Lotus
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