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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Analyst
UK
Rank 734 704 696
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 115 237 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 97 201 216
Median salary £27,500 £27,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% -9.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,650 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,021 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -7 106 £28,500 +3.63% 17
London 0 63 £30,000 -10.44% 12
South East +36 27 £25,000 -1.96% 3
Berkshire +52 7 £28,500 -1.72%
City of London +25 7 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Surrey +33 6 £24,375 -8.30%
Scotland +28 6 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Edinburgh +7 6 £27,500 +14.58% 1
South West +18 5 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Oxfordshire +18 4 £27,500 -25.67% 1
Crawley +13 4 £22,500 -
West Sussex +9 4 £22,500 -43.75%
Wiltshire - 4 £25,750 -
Swindon - 4 £25,750 -
West Midlands +29 3 £25,000 +11.11%
West Yorkshire +28 3 £25,000 +3.09%
Leeds +26 3 £25,000 -2.91%
Yorkshire +25 3 £25,000 +3.09%
Hampshire +21 3 £32,500 +27.45%
Bracknell +10 3 £19,500 -32.75%
Kent +6 3 £25,000 +1.86% 1
North West -13 3 £21,000 -10.63%
Manchester -27 3 £21,000 -10.63%
Coventry +17 2 £28,750 +27.77%
Redhill +6 2 £26,500 -11.66%
Leatherhead - 2 £24,000 -
Wigan - 2 £21,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £40,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £32,500 -
Reading +37 1 £22,500 -4.25%

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 251 (86.25%) Windows
2 160 (54.98%) Microsoft
3 159 (54.64%) Active Directory
4 143 (49.14%) MS Office
5 133 (45.70%) Windows 7
6 86 (29.55%) MS Excel
7 78 (26.80%) ITIL
8 74 (25.43%) Windows 10
9 73 (25.09%) Windows Server
10 59 (20.27%) Office 365
11 56 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 55 (18.90%) MS Exchange
13 54 (18.56%) Windows 8
14 47 (16.15%) TCP/IP
15 46 (15.81%) Finance
16 43 (14.78%) Microsoft Certification
17 41 (14.09%) Citrix
18 38 (13.06%) Apple
18 38 (13.06%) Windows Server 2012
19 37 (12.71%) VMware
20 33 (11.34%) Windows XP
20 33 (11.34%) MCP
21 30 (10.31%) Service Management
22 29 (9.97%) SCCM
23 28 (9.62%) DHCP
24 27 (9.28%) MCSE
25 26 (8.93%) DNS
25 26 (8.93%) Mac OS X
26 25 (8.59%) Law
26 25 (8.59%) Smartphone

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 55 (18.90%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.09%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.06%) IBM Domino
7 4 (1.37%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.69%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) Apache
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 143 (49.14%) MS Office
2 86 (29.55%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.72%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 59 (20.27%) Office 365
2 7 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.72%) Dropbox
4 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.34%) G Suite
5 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.15%) TCP/IP
2 28 (9.62%) DHCP
3 26 (8.93%) DNS
4 21 (7.22%) LAN
4 21 (7.22%) VPN
5 18 (6.19%) VoIP
6 15 (5.15%) Firewall
7 14 (4.81%) WAN
7 14 (4.81%) Wireless
8 10 (3.44%) Internet
9 8 (2.75%) SAN
10 6 (2.06%) Skype
11 5 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (1.72%) VLAN
12 4 (1.37%) PBX
12 4 (1.37%) WLAN
13 3 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.03%) Intranet
13 3 (1.03%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.69%) FrontPage
1 2 (0.69%) JIRA
1 2 (0.69%) MSI
General
1 46 (15.81%) Finance
2 25 (8.59%) Law
3 23 (7.90%) Legal
4 10 (3.44%) Advertising
4 10 (3.44%) Banking
5 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.69%) Automotive
6 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.69%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.69%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.34%) Retail
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.03%) HTML
2 2 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.59%) Smartphone
2 19 (6.53%) Blackberry
3 12 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.12%) Hedge funds
3 12 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.78%) BYOD
4 11 (3.78%) iPhone
5 8 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.75%) iPad
6 6 (2.06%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.06%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.72%) User Experience
8 4 (1.37%) Biotechnology
8 4 (1.37%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.69%) Replication
9 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 251 (86.25%) Windows
2 133 (45.70%) Windows 7
3 74 (25.43%) Windows 10
4 73 (25.09%) Windows Server
5 56 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (18.56%) Windows 8
7 38 (13.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (11.34%) Windows XP
9 26 (8.93%) Mac OS X
10 23 (7.90%) Android
10 23 (7.90%) Linux
11 20 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (3.44%) Apple iOS
12 10 (3.44%) Mac OS
13 6 (2.06%) Unix
13 6 (2.06%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.37%) CentOS
14 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.37%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (26.80%) ITIL
2 30 (10.31%) Service Management
3 22 (7.56%) Incident Management
4 17 (5.84%) ITIL V3
5 16 (5.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (5.15%) CRM
7 13 (4.47%) Asset Management
8 12 (4.12%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (3.09%) Problem Management
10 8 (2.75%) Analytics
10 8 (2.75%) B2B
11 7 (2.41%) Investment Management
11 7 (2.41%) Trend Analysis
12 6 (2.06%) Application Packaging
12 6 (2.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (1.72%) Change Management
13 5 (1.72%) Data Analysis
13 5 (1.72%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.22%) SQL
2 6 (2.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.03%) C
3 3 (1.03%) Python
3 3 (1.03%) R
3 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (14.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (11.34%) MCP
3 27 (9.28%) MCSE
4 13 (4.47%) Degree
5 10 (3.44%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.75%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.06%) IBM Certification
7 6 (2.06%) MCITP
7 6 (2.06%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.72%) CCNA
8 5 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.72%) HND
8 5 (1.72%) MCDST
8 5 (1.72%) MCSA
9 4 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.37%) MOS
10 3 (1.03%) CEH
10 3 (1.03%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.69%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.25%) SLA
2 5 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 159 (54.64%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.15%) XenApp
4 10 (3.44%) XenDesktop
5 9 (3.09%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.72%) vSphere
7 4 (1.37%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (9.97%) SCCM
2 6 (2.06%) ZENworks
3 5 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (1.37%) DameWare
4 4 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.03%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.69%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.69%) SCOM
7 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.34%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 160 (54.98%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.09%) Citrix
3 38 (13.06%) Apple
4 37 (12.71%) VMware
5 16 (5.50%) Cisco
6 13 (4.47%) Avaya
7 12 (4.12%) HP
8 9 (3.09%) Mitel
9 8 (2.75%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.41%) Bloomberg
10 7 (2.41%) Reuters
10 7 (2.41%) Sophos
11 6 (2.06%) IBM
12 5 (1.72%) Altiris
12 5 (1.72%) Intel Security
12 5 (1.72%) Symantec
13 4 (1.37%) eSpeed
13 4 (1.37%) Veeam
14 3 (1.03%) Interwoven
14 3 (1.03%) Novell
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