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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Analyst
Rank 622 642 702
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 281 261 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 236 242 159
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,950 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 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 27 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 +44 279 £30,500 +10.90% 23
London +90 195 £37,500 +20.96% 12
City of London +58 83 £46,750 +39.55% 4
South East -20 27 £24,000 - 2
East of England +22 24 £22,000 -23.47% 2
Hertfordshire +10 16 £22,000 -31.25%
South West -22 12 £18,000 -22.49% 3
Manchester +18 10 £30,000 -
North West +9 10 £30,000 +25.00% 3
Bedfordshire +24 9 £22,000 -12.00%
West Midlands -28 8 £21,500 -10.41%
Suffolk - 7 - -
Ipswich - 7 - -
West Sussex +9 6 £24,000 -12.72%
Hampshire +5 6 £25,000 -19.35% 2
Crawley -7 6 £24,000 -12.72%
Dorset - 6 £18,000 -
Wiltshire +6 5 £21,500 -13.13% 2
Surrey 0 5 £22,500 -8.16%
Swindon -9 5 £21,500 -13.13% 2
Stockport - 5 £20,000 -
Kent +21 4 £28,500 +32.55%
Woking +6 4 £22,500 -
Birmingham -7 4 £19,000 -20.83%
Basingstoke - 4 £25,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +10 3 £17,750 -22.82%
Bicester - 3 £17,750 -
Poole - 3 £18,000 -
Wareham - 3 - -
East Midlands +18 2 £29,000 +28.17%

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 391 (78.36%) Windows
2 332 (66.53%) Active Directory
3 285 (57.11%) Microsoft
4 281 (56.31%) Windows 7
5 216 (43.29%) MS Office
6 199 (39.88%) ITIL
7 154 (30.86%) Finance
8 152 (30.46%) Blackberry
9 124 (24.85%) Windows XP
10 122 (24.45%) MS Excel
11 106 (21.24%) MCP
12 105 (21.04%) Microsoft Certification
13 97 (19.44%) Citrix
14 90 (18.04%) MS Exchange
15 82 (16.43%) TCP/IP
16 78 (15.63%) MCSE
17 75 (15.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 71 (14.23%) Banking
19 62 (12.42%) SCCM
19 62 (12.42%) Investment Banking
20 61 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
21 60 (12.02%) VPN
21 60 (12.02%) DHCP
22 59 (11.82%) Service Delivery
23 58 (11.62%) Service Management
24 57 (11.42%) VMware
24 57 (11.42%) Windows 8
25 56 (11.22%) ServiceNow
25 56 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
26 55 (11.02%) DNS

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 90 (18.04%) MS Exchange
2 75 (15.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 40 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (3.41%) WorkSite
6 16 (3.21%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.80%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.40%) Lync
11 5 (1.00%) IIS
12 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.20%) Drupal
12 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.20%) WordPress
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 216 (43.29%) MS Office
2 122 (24.45%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.40%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) assyst
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.40%) Office 365
2 7 (1.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 82 (16.43%) TCP/IP
2 60 (12.02%) VPN
2 60 (12.02%) DHCP
3 55 (11.02%) DNS
4 46 (9.22%) LAN
5 42 (8.42%) WAN
6 21 (4.21%) Network Security
7 19 (3.81%) IP Telephony
8 18 (3.61%) VoIP
9 17 (3.41%) Firewall
10 14 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (2.61%) Wireless
12 11 (2.20%) ADSL
13 7 (1.40%) Broadband
14 6 (1.20%) Internet
15 5 (1.00%) NetScaler
15 5 (1.00%) Ethernet
16 4 (0.80%) Structured Cabling
17 3 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
17 3 (0.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.20%) MS Access
4 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.00%) InstallShield
2 5 (1.00%) MSI
3 3 (0.60%) Ant
General
1 154 (30.86%) Finance
2 71 (14.23%) Banking
3 62 (12.42%) Investment Banking
4 54 (10.82%) Law
5 52 (10.42%) Financial Institution
5 52 (10.42%) Front Office
6 46 (9.22%) Legal
7 12 (2.40%) Retail
7 12 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.60%) Back Office
9 6 (1.20%) Advertising
10 2 (0.40%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.00%) .NET
1 10 (2.00%) Application Packaging
2 7 (1.40%) ASP.NET
2 7 (1.40%) HTML
3 6 (1.20%) LINQ
4 5 (1.00%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.80%) Classic ASP
5 4 (0.80%) COM
5 4 (0.80%) CSS
5 4 (0.80%) XML
5 4 (0.80%) Ajax
5 4 (0.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 152 (30.46%) Blackberry
2 20 (4.01%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (3.41%) iPhone
4 14 (2.81%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.81%) Thin Client
4 14 (2.81%) Fat Client
5 12 (2.40%) iPad
5 12 (2.40%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.00%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.80%) SecurID
9 4 (0.80%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.60%) iSeries
10 3 (0.60%) Replication
10 3 (0.60%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.40%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 391 (78.36%) Windows
2 281 (56.31%) Windows 7
3 124 (24.85%) Windows XP
4 61 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (11.42%) Windows 8
6 56 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (4.81%) Android
8 20 (4.01%) Windows Vista
9 18 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (2.00%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.40%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.20%) Linux
13 4 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.60%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (39.88%) ITIL
2 59 (11.82%) Service Delivery
3 58 (11.62%) Service Management
4 52 (10.42%) Business Continuity
5 47 (9.42%) Business Continuity Management
6 24 (4.81%) Incident Management
7 23 (4.61%) Document Management
8 13 (2.61%) Asset Management
9 12 (2.40%) Investment Management
9 12 (2.40%) Mobile Device Management
10 11 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (2.00%) CRM
11 10 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (1.40%) Time Management
12 7 (1.40%) ITIL V3
13 6 (1.20%) Configuration Management
13 6 (1.20%) Fund Management
14 5 (1.00%) Web Development
14 5 (1.00%) Information Security
14 5 (1.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (6.41%) SQL
2 10 (2.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (1.80%) VB
4 7 (1.40%) C#
5 5 (1.00%) Java
6 4 (0.80%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.80%) Perl
6 4 (0.80%) C
7 3 (0.60%) VBA
8 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (21.24%) MCP
2 105 (21.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 78 (15.63%) MCSE
4 43 (8.62%) Degree
5 22 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (2.61%) MCDST
6 13 (2.61%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.61%) Security Cleared
7 12 (2.40%) MCITP
8 9 (1.80%) MCSA
9 7 (1.40%) CCNA
9 7 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.00%) MOS
11 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.60%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.40%) CCAA
12 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.20%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.01%) SLA
System Software
1 332 (66.53%) Active Directory
2 36 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.01%) XenApp
4 17 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (2.40%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.40%) vSphere
8 6 (1.20%) XenServer
8 6 (1.20%) Terminal Server
9 5 (1.00%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 62 (12.42%) SCCM
2 15 (3.01%) WSUS
3 8 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.20%) EdgeSight
5 4 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.40%) Casper Suite
6 2 (0.40%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.20%) DameWare
7 1 (0.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 285 (57.11%) Microsoft
2 97 (19.44%) Citrix
3 57 (11.42%) VMware
4 56 (11.22%) ServiceNow
5 43 (8.62%) Apple
6 33 (6.61%) Bloomberg
7 27 (5.41%) Reuters
8 23 (4.61%) HP
9 19 (3.81%) Cisco
10 18 (3.61%) Interwoven
11 16 (3.21%) Avaya
12 11 (2.20%) AppSense
12 11 (2.20%) Sophos
13 10 (2.00%) Remedy
13 10 (2.00%) Fidessa
13 10 (2.00%) Oracle
13 10 (2.00%) SonicWALL
14 9 (1.80%) Dell
14 9 (1.80%) Lotus
14 9 (1.80%) Symantec
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