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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 707 686 719
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 186 247 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 148 203 143
Average salary £32,250 £29,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.32% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,300 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.04%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -26 186 £32,250 +7.50% 9
London +1 113 £35,000 +9.37% 7
South East -8 42 £26,750 +7.00% 1
City of London +6 26 £33,500 +4.68% 4
Surrey +16 13 £40,000 +55.33%
Hampshire +9 10 £25,000 -37.50% 1
East of England +7 10 £22,500 -51.61%
West Midlands -7 9 £22,500 -22.41%
Basingstoke - 9 £22,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +6 8 £26,500 +6.00%
Guildford +11 7 £40,000 +25.00%
South West -10 7 - -
Oxfordshire +16 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Staffordshire - 6 £22,500 -
Tamworth - 6 £22,500 -
Milton Keynes -6 5 £35,000 +33.33%
Oxford +1 4 £29,773 -14.93%
East Midlands 0 4 £33,045 +69.45%
Wiltshire -2 4 - -
Essex -4 4 £22,500 -51.61%
Swindon - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £33,045 -
Nottingham - 4 £33,045 -
Somerset +11 3 - -
Hertfordshire -12 3 £26,000 -7.96%
Street - 3 - -
High Wycombe - 3 £26,500 -
Berkshire -5 2 £23,750 -5.00%
Middlesex - 2 £25,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £22,000 -

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 369 (80.39%) Windows
2 299 (65.14%) Active Directory
3 272 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 270 (58.82%) Windows 7
5 173 (37.69%) MS Office
6 136 (29.63%) ITIL
7 130 (28.32%) MS Excel
8 123 (26.80%) Finance
9 105 (22.88%) Citrix
10 99 (21.57%) Windows XP
11 94 (20.48%) Blackberry
12 89 (19.39%) SCCM
13 88 (19.17%) MS Exchange
14 76 (16.56%) MCP
15 70 (15.25%) DHCP
15 70 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
16 63 (13.73%) VMware
17 62 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
18 60 (13.07%) Banking
19 59 (12.85%) Service Delivery
20 56 (12.20%) DNS
21 55 (11.98%) Degree
22 54 (11.76%) TCP/IP
23 53 (11.55%) MCSE
24 51 (11.11%) Windows 8
25 50 (10.89%) SQL
25 50 (10.89%) Service Management
26 49 (10.68%) Windows Server 2003
26 49 (10.68%) Law
27 48 (10.46%) Exchange Server 2010

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 88 (19.17%) MS Exchange
2 48 (10.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (7.19%) SharePoint
4 26 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (3.27%) WorkSite
6 13 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (2.61%) IBM Notes
8 11 (2.40%) Lync
9 10 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.53%) IIS
11 3 (0.65%) Apache
12 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.22%) Drupal
13 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.22%) WordPress
13 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.22%) GroupWise
Applications
1 173 (37.69%) MS Office
2 130 (28.32%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.65%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.22%) Revit
5 1 (0.22%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.74%) Office 365
2 2 (0.44%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (15.25%) DHCP
2 56 (12.20%) DNS
3 54 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 40 (8.71%) VPN
5 36 (7.84%) LAN
6 33 (7.19%) WAN
7 19 (4.14%) Firewall
8 18 (3.92%) VoIP
9 14 (3.05%) Ethernet
10 11 (2.40%) Wireless
11 8 (1.74%) Network Security
11 8 (1.74%) iSCSI
11 8 (1.74%) Internet
12 7 (1.53%) SAN
12 7 (1.53%) IP Telephony
13 6 (1.31%) NAS
13 6 (1.31%) Unified Communications
14 5 (1.09%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.09%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.31%) MySQL
3 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (3.49%) InstallShield
1 16 (3.49%) JIRA
2 8 (1.74%) MSI
3 4 (0.87%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.65%) Ant
5 1 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 123 (26.80%) Finance
2 60 (13.07%) Banking
3 49 (10.68%) Law
4 43 (9.37%) Financial Institution
5 42 (9.15%) Front Office
6 41 (8.93%) Investment Banking
7 32 (6.97%) Legal
8 13 (2.83%) Back Office
9 12 (2.61%) Retail
10 7 (1.53%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.92%) Application Packaging
2 8 (1.74%) Software Packaging
3 6 (1.31%) .NET
4 5 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.09%) COM
4 5 (1.09%) LINQ
4 5 (1.09%) HTML
5 4 (0.87%) jQuery
5 4 (0.87%) CSS
5 4 (0.87%) Classic ASP
5 4 (0.87%) XML
5 4 (0.87%) Ajax
6 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 94 (20.48%) Blackberry
2 41 (8.93%) Hedge funds
3 26 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.01%) iPhone
5 22 (4.79%) Mathematics
5 22 (4.79%) Video Conferencing
6 17 (3.70%) iPad
7 13 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.53%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.31%) Life Science
10 5 (1.09%) iSeries
10 5 (1.09%) BYOD
11 4 (0.87%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.65%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.44%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.44%) Fat Client
14 1 (0.22%) EqualLogic
14 1 (0.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 369 (80.39%) Windows
2 270 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 99 (21.57%) Windows XP
4 62 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 49 (10.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (4.14%) Android
9 18 (3.92%) Windows Vista
10 17 (3.70%) Linux
11 8 (1.74%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.53%) Windows Phone
13 6 (1.31%) UNIX
14 5 (1.09%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.65%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (29.63%) ITIL
2 59 (12.85%) Service Delivery
3 50 (10.89%) Service Management
4 37 (8.06%) Business Continuity
5 36 (7.84%) Business Continuity Management
6 32 (6.97%) Incident Management
7 23 (5.01%) Investment Management
8 19 (4.14%) Security Patching
9 17 (3.70%) Software Deployment
9 17 (3.70%) Asset Management
10 14 (3.05%) Patch Management
11 13 (2.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (2.61%) Software Distribution
12 12 (2.61%) Configuration Management
13 10 (2.18%) Information Security
13 10 (2.18%) Change Control
14 9 (1.96%) Problem Management
15 8 (1.74%) Document Management
16 7 (1.53%) Knowledge Management
16 7 (1.53%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 50 (10.89%) SQL
2 25 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 9 (1.96%) VB
4 7 (1.53%) VBScript
5 6 (1.31%) C
6 5 (1.09%) C#
7 4 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (16.56%) MCP
2 70 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (11.98%) Degree
4 53 (11.55%) MCSE
5 14 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (2.61%) MCSA
7 9 (1.96%) MOS
7 9 (1.96%) MCITP
8 6 (1.31%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.31%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.31%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.09%) MCDST
9 5 (1.09%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.65%) MCTS
11 2 (0.44%) CCA
11 2 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.22%) CCNA
12 1 (0.22%) CISM
12 1 (0.22%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.19%) SLA
2 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 299 (65.14%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.63%) XenApp
3 34 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 26 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (3.05%) vSphere
7 13 (2.83%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (1.74%) Terminal Server
9 8 (1.74%) XenServer
9 8 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.22%) qmail
Systems Management
1 89 (19.39%) SCCM
2 20 (4.36%) WSUS
3 8 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (1.74%) EdgeSight
4 6 (1.31%) SCOM
5 4 (0.87%) DameWare
6 3 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.65%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (0.65%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.44%) WMI
8 1 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 272 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 105 (22.88%) Citrix
3 63 (13.73%) VMware
4 40 (8.71%) Bloomberg
5 38 (8.28%) ServiceNow
6 35 (7.63%) HP
7 29 (6.32%) Reuters
8 28 (6.10%) Apple
9 22 (4.79%) Avaya
10 20 (4.36%) Remedy
11 19 (4.14%) AppSense
12 16 (3.49%) Cisco
12 16 (3.49%) Atlassian
13 14 (3.05%) Altiris
14 12 (2.61%) Sophos
14 12 (2.61%) Dell
14 12 (2.61%) Interwoven
14 12 (2.61%) Lotus
15 11 (2.40%) MobileIron
16 10 (2.18%) McAfee
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