The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Desktop Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 724 703 671
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 200 265 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 164 229 280
Median salary £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,250 £39,100
UK excluding London median salary £26,583 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.33% -

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
94619 103335 113551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.48% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79584 84714 93028
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst within the UK.

Desktop Support Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 within the UK.

Desktop Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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 -38 193 £29,000 +3.57% 16
London -46 91 £30,000 -10.44% 7
South East +50 67 £29,000 +16.00% 3
Surrey +35 28 £27,042 +8.16% 1
West Sussex +9 16 £40,000 +66.66% 1
City of London +33 15 £42,500 -2.85% 4
Yorkshire +15 13 £26,750 +22.98%
Haywards Heath - 13 £40,000 -
Cobham - 12 £35,000 -
Bromley - 8 £22,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 7 £25,000 +35.13%
South West -9 6 £26,048 +30.24% 2
West Yorkshire - 6 £27,125 -
North West +10 5 £31,230 +56.15% 2
Kent +8 5 £29,000 +1.75%
South Yorkshire - 5 £29,750 -
Sheffield - 5 £29,750 -
Buckinghamshire +24 4 £20,500 -22.64% 1
East of England +17 4 £26,250 +0.96% 1
East Midlands +14 4 £24,000 -4.00%
Berkshire +13 4 £29,000 +56.75%
Manchester +1 4 £35,115 +75.57% 1
Gloucestershire -3 3 £24,500 +15.29%
Bracknell -11 3 £29,000 -
Crawley -16 3 £46,500 +93.75% 1
West Midlands -20 3 £19,750 -8.13%
Wales - 3 £26,000 -
South Wales - 3 £26,000 -
Westerham - 3 £29,000 -
Wakefield - 3 £24,250 -

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 369 (84.05%) Windows
2 254 (57.86%) Active Directory
3 248 (56.49%) Microsoft
4 188 (42.82%) MS Office
5 187 (42.60%) Windows 7
6 138 (31.44%) Windows Server
7 127 (28.93%) ITIL
8 121 (27.56%) Citrix
9 115 (26.20%) MS Excel
10 91 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 91 (20.73%) Office 365
11 84 (19.13%) MS Exchange
12 82 (18.68%) Finance
13 75 (17.08%) SCCM
14 71 (16.17%) Microsoft Certification
15 66 (15.03%) Android
15 66 (15.03%) Windows 8
16 65 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
16 65 (14.81%) VMware
17 63 (14.35%) Blackberry
18 60 (13.67%) Windows XP
19 53 (12.07%) TCP/IP
20 48 (10.93%) DNS
21 46 (10.48%) SLA
22 44 (10.02%) Legal
23 43 (9.79%) Cisco
23 43 (9.79%) DHCP
24 41 (9.34%) Degree
25 40 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
26 39 (8.88%) MCSE

Desktop Support 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 84 (19.13%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 29 (6.61%) SharePoint
4 20 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (4.33%) IIS
6 18 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (3.19%) Skype for Business
9 11 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 188 (42.82%) MS Office
2 115 (26.20%) MS Excel
3 28 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.46%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.23%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 91 (20.73%) Office 365
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.07%) TCP/IP
2 48 (10.93%) DNS
3 43 (9.79%) DHCP
4 36 (8.20%) Firewall
4 36 (8.20%) VPN
5 33 (7.52%) LAN
6 30 (6.83%) WAN
7 19 (4.33%) VoIP
8 12 (2.73%) Internet
9 9 (2.05%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (1.59%) Skype
11 6 (1.37%) Intranet
11 6 (1.37%) SAN
12 5 (1.14%) NAS
13 4 (0.91%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.68%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.68%) VLAN
14 3 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.68%) Wireless
15 2 (0.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 82 (18.68%) Finance
2 44 (10.02%) Legal
3 32 (7.29%) Law
4 21 (4.78%) Banking
5 13 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.05%) Local Government
7 7 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.37%) Back Office
9 5 (1.14%) Advertising
9 5 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.91%) Publishing
11 3 (0.68%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.46%) Front Office
12 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.23%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.23%) Marketing
13 1 (0.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.37%) X-Windows
2 5 (1.14%) .NET
2 5 (1.14%) HTML
2 5 (1.14%) XML
3 2 (0.46%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.23%) ODBC
4 1 (0.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (14.35%) Blackberry
2 35 (7.97%) Smartphone
3 21 (4.78%) Video Conferencing
4 19 (4.33%) Driving Licence
5 16 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.64%) Clustering
6 12 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.28%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.28%) iPhone
8 7 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.37%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.14%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.14%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.68%) Fintech
11 3 (0.68%) Handset
11 3 (0.68%) iPad
11 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.68%) Replication
12 2 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 369 (84.05%) Windows
2 187 (42.60%) Windows 7
3 138 (31.44%) Windows Server
4 91 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (15.03%) Android
5 66 (15.03%) Windows 8
6 65 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (13.67%) Windows XP
8 35 (7.97%) Apple iOS
8 35 (7.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (5.01%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.37%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.14%) Linux
11 5 (1.14%) Unix
12 4 (0.91%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.23%) SUSE
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (28.93%) ITIL
2 27 (6.15%) Service Delivery
3 20 (4.56%) Service Management
4 16 (3.64%) Problem Management
5 14 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (2.05%) Document Management
6 9 (2.05%) ITIL V3
6 9 (2.05%) Patch Management
6 9 (2.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (2.05%) Server Patching
7 8 (1.82%) Data Protection
7 8 (1.82%) Incident Management
7 8 (1.82%) ISMS
8 7 (1.59%) Application Packaging
8 7 (1.59%) CRM
8 7 (1.59%) Line Management
8 7 (1.59%) Time Management
8 7 (1.59%) Wealth Management
9 6 (1.37%) ITSM
9 6 (1.37%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.24%) PowerShell
2 22 (5.01%) SQL
3 17 (3.87%) VBScript
4 7 (1.59%) C
5 5 (1.14%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.46%) VBA
7 1 (0.23%) Java
7 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (16.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (9.34%) Degree
3 39 (8.88%) MCP
3 39 (8.88%) MCSE
4 35 (7.97%) MCDST
5 19 (4.33%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.33%) Security Cleared
6 14 (3.19%) MCSA
7 13 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.73%) CCNA
9 11 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (1.37%) MOS
11 4 (0.91%) HND
12 3 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.23%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.23%) CCDA
13 1 (0.23%) CCNP
13 1 (0.23%) HNC
13 1 (0.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.48%) SLA
2 9 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 9 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 254 (57.86%) Active Directory
2 40 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.97%) XenApp
4 23 (5.24%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.64%) vSphere
6 13 (2.96%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.68%) XenServer
9 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 75 (17.08%) SCCM
2 18 (4.10%) WSUS
3 4 (0.91%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.91%) OpenView
4 3 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.68%) DameWare
5 2 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.46%) SCOM
5 2 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.23%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 248 (56.49%) Microsoft
2 121 (27.56%) Citrix
3 65 (14.81%) VMware
4 43 (9.79%) Cisco
5 33 (7.52%) HP
6 28 (6.38%) Bloomberg
7 23 (5.24%) Dell
8 21 (4.78%) Apple
9 13 (2.96%) iManage
10 9 (2.05%) Symantec
11 8 (1.82%) Avaya
11 8 (1.82%) Polycom
11 8 (1.82%) Reuters
12 6 (1.37%) Juniper
12 6 (1.37%) Mitel
13 3 (0.68%) Altiris
13 3 (0.68%) Fidessa
13 3 (0.68%) Intel
13 3 (0.68%) Intel Security
13 3 (0.68%) LANDesk
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