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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Analyst
Rank 719 752 672
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 208 232 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 182 192 261
Median salary £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,525 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,900
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £26,250 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -2 200 £29,000 -3.33% 19
London -3 94 £30,000 -14.28% 8
South East +11 49 £29,000 +9.43% 8
South West +32 24 £27,500 -
City of London +54 22 £37,500 +7.14% 2
West Sussex +7 19 £40,000 +48.14% 2
Yorkshire - 17 £30,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +29 11 £22,500 -15.09% 3
Gloucestershire - 11 £21,500 -
Gloucester - 11 £21,500 -
West Yorkshire - 10 £32,000 - 1
Haywards Heath - 10 £40,000 -
Bristol - 10 £28,000 -
Crawley -9 9 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Leeds - 8 £32,000 -
Bromley - 7 £27,000 - 1
Berkshire +9 6 £27,250 +13.54% 1
East Midlands +7 6 £23,177 -29.86%
Milton Keynes +23 5 £23,500 -12.96% 2
High Wycombe +8 5 £21,500 -18.86% 1
Sheffield - 5 £29,750 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £29,750 -
East of England +22 4 £21,000 -20.75% 2
Hertfordshire +19 4 £21,000 -25.00% 1
Surrey +16 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Wales - 4 £24,250 - 1
South Wales - 4 £24,250 - 1
Derbyshire +18 3 £23,177 -
Kent +17 3 £29,000 +16.00%
North West +15 3 £33,000 +37.50%

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 378 (85.91%) Windows
2 281 (63.86%) Active Directory
3 227 (51.59%) Microsoft
4 196 (44.55%) MS Office
5 188 (42.73%) Windows 7
6 135 (30.68%) Windows Server
7 124 (28.18%) Citrix
8 113 (25.68%) MS Excel
9 111 (25.23%) ITIL
10 105 (23.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 91 (20.68%) Office 365
12 87 (19.77%) MS Exchange
13 79 (17.95%) SCCM
14 69 (15.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 65 (14.77%) Finance
16 63 (14.32%) VMware
17 58 (13.18%) Blackberry
18 54 (12.27%) Microsoft Certification
19 53 (12.05%) Android
20 45 (10.23%) Windows XP
21 44 (10.00%) TCP/IP
22 43 (9.77%) Legal
23 42 (9.55%) LAN
24 41 (9.32%) DNS
25 40 (9.09%) Windows 8
26 39 (8.86%) MCP
27 38 (8.64%) WAN
27 38 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
28 36 (8.18%) HP
28 36 (8.18%) Windows 10

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 87 (19.77%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 26 (5.91%) IIS
4 23 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (5.23%) SharePoint
5 20 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.95%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Apache
9 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 196 (44.55%) MS Office
2 113 (25.68%) MS Excel
3 38 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.91%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.45%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 91 (20.68%) Office 365
2 10 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.36%) Dropbox
4 4 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (0.91%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.45%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 42 (9.55%) LAN
3 41 (9.32%) DNS
4 38 (8.64%) WAN
5 35 (7.95%) DHCP
6 31 (7.05%) Firewall
7 26 (5.91%) VPN
8 19 (4.32%) VoIP
9 11 (2.50%) NetScaler
9 11 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (2.27%) Skype
11 9 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.59%) Intranet
13 6 (1.36%) 3G
13 6 (1.36%) SAN
14 5 (1.14%) NAS
14 5 (1.14%) Wireless
15 4 (0.91%) Internet
16 3 (0.68%) ADSL
16 3 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.23%) MS Access
3 1 (0.23%) MySQL
3 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Ranorex
1 1 (0.23%) Selenium
1 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.23%) TestComplete
General
1 65 (14.77%) Finance
2 43 (9.77%) Legal
3 35 (7.95%) Law
4 18 (4.09%) Banking
5 17 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.27%) Back Office
6 10 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.27%) Publishing
7 8 (1.82%) Online Betting
8 6 (1.36%) Advertising
9 5 (1.14%) Local Government
9 5 (1.14%) Retail
10 4 (0.91%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.68%) Games
11 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.45%) Front Office
12 2 (0.45%) Marketing
13 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.23%) iGaming
13 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.91%) .NET
1 4 (0.91%) Software Packaging
1 4 (0.91%) X-Windows
2 3 (0.68%) HTML
2 3 (0.68%) XML
3 1 (0.23%) Middleware
3 1 (0.23%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.18%) Blackberry
2 32 (7.27%) Smartphone
3 28 (6.36%) Driving Licence
4 23 (5.23%) Clustering
5 13 (2.95%) iPhone
6 11 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.27%) iPad
7 10 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.82%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.82%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.36%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.91%) Replication
11 3 (0.68%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.68%) RSA SecurID
11 3 (0.68%) Statistics
11 3 (0.68%) User Experience
12 2 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 378 (85.91%) Windows
2 188 (42.73%) Windows 7
3 135 (30.68%) Windows Server
4 105 (23.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (15.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (12.05%) Android
7 45 (10.23%) Windows XP
8 40 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 36 (8.18%) Windows 10
10 25 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (4.32%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.36%) Linux
13 3 (0.68%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.45%) Unix
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (25.23%) ITIL
2 23 (5.23%) Virtual Environments
3 15 (3.41%) Service Delivery
4 13 (2.95%) Service Management
5 11 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 10 (2.27%) Application Packaging
6 10 (2.27%) Asset Management
6 10 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (2.27%) Document Management
6 10 (2.27%) Problem Management
7 9 (2.05%) Data Protection
7 9 (2.05%) ITIL V3
7 9 (2.05%) Mentoring
7 9 (2.05%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (1.82%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (1.36%) Coaching
9 6 (1.36%) CRM
9 6 (1.36%) Project Planning
10 5 (1.14%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.68%) PowerShell
2 24 (5.45%) VBScript
3 18 (4.09%) SQL
4 5 (1.14%) C
5 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.45%) VBA
6 1 (0.23%) C#
6 1 (0.23%) VB
6 1 (0.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 54 (12.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (8.86%) MCP
3 30 (6.82%) MCDST
3 30 (6.82%) MCSE
4 26 (5.91%) Degree
5 12 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.50%) CCNA
6 11 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.27%) MCSA
7 10 (2.27%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.14%) HND
10 3 (0.68%) MOS
11 1 (0.23%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.23%) CCDA
11 1 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.27%) SLA
2 5 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 281 (63.86%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.95%) Hyper-V
3 33 (7.50%) XenApp
4 32 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (5.45%) XenDesktop
6 14 (3.18%) Terminal Services
7 11 (2.50%) vSphere
8 10 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.82%) XenServer
10 6 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 79 (17.95%) SCCM
2 26 (5.91%) WSUS
3 8 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.59%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.91%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.68%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.68%) DameWare
8 2 (0.45%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.23%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 227 (51.59%) Microsoft
2 124 (28.18%) Citrix
3 63 (14.32%) VMware
4 36 (8.18%) HP
5 35 (7.95%) Cisco
6 27 (6.14%) Dell
7 20 (4.55%) Bloomberg
7 20 (4.55%) iManage
8 19 (4.32%) Apple
8 19 (4.32%) Symantec
9 9 (2.05%) Intel Security
10 8 (1.82%) Altiris
10 8 (1.82%) IBM
11 7 (1.59%) Avaya
12 6 (1.36%) Mitel
12 6 (1.36%) Polycom
12 6 (1.36%) Sophos
13 5 (1.14%) FactSet
13 5 (1.14%) Reuters
14 4 (0.91%) Intel
Bromley, Kent
Robert Half
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 35-45k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £48000 Per Annum + on call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Satigo Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dacorum Borough Council
Salary: From £25,668 to £28,831 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
betgenius
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Satigo Ltd
Salary: £34 - £36 per annum + OT + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sovereign Housing Association
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + excellent pension scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £15,000 - £20,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Competitive Benefits.
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £17000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago