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 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 Support Analyst
Rank 731 776 714
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 196 208 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 172 177 222
Median salary £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,200 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,750 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.73% +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
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 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 27 July 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 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 +12 190 £29,000 -3.33% 16
London +6 91 £30,000 -10.44% 7
South East +19 49 £29,000 +9.43% 7
City of London +58 22 £37,500 +11.94% 1
South West +29 21 £21,500 -
West Sussex +7 19 £40,000 +48.14% 1
Yorkshire - 17 £30,500 -
Buckinghamshire +33 11 £22,500 -15.09% 3
Gloucestershire - 11 £21,500 -
Gloucester - 11 £21,500 -
West Yorkshire - 10 £32,000 -
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
Milton Keynes +27 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 +18 4 £35,000 +4.47%
Wales - 4 £24,250 - 1
South Wales - 4 £24,250 - 1
Kent +17 3 £29,000 +16.00%
North West +15 3 £33,000 +37.50%
Manchester +12 3 £33,000 +24.52%
Maidenhead -3 3 £27,500 -

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 361 (86.78%) Windows
2 269 (64.66%) Active Directory
3 213 (51.20%) Microsoft
4 189 (45.43%) MS Office
5 181 (43.51%) Windows 7
6 131 (31.49%) Windows Server
7 116 (27.88%) Citrix
8 110 (26.44%) MS Excel
9 107 (25.72%) ITIL
10 102 (24.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 91 (21.88%) Office 365
12 83 (19.95%) MS Exchange
13 72 (17.31%) SCCM
14 66 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 61 (14.66%) Finance
16 58 (13.94%) VMware
17 55 (13.22%) Blackberry
18 53 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
19 52 (12.50%) Android
20 45 (10.82%) Windows XP
21 42 (10.10%) TCP/IP
22 40 (9.62%) LAN
22 40 (9.62%) Windows 8
23 39 (9.38%) MCP
23 39 (9.38%) DNS
24 38 (9.13%) Legal
24 38 (9.13%) MS PowerPoint
25 36 (8.65%) WAN
25 36 (8.65%) HP
26 33 (7.93%) DHCP

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 83 (19.95%) MS Exchange
2 26 (6.25%) IIS
3 24 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (5.05%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (3.13%) Skype for Business
9 8 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) Apache
10 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 189 (45.43%) MS Office
2 110 (26.44%) MS Excel
3 38 (9.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.96%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.48%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 91 (21.88%) Office 365
2 10 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.44%) Dropbox
4 4 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (0.96%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.48%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.10%) TCP/IP
2 40 (9.62%) LAN
3 39 (9.38%) DNS
4 36 (8.65%) WAN
5 33 (7.93%) DHCP
6 31 (7.45%) Firewall
7 24 (5.77%) VPN
8 19 (4.57%) VoIP
9 10 (2.40%) Skype
10 9 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (1.92%) NetScaler
11 8 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (1.68%) Intranet
13 6 (1.44%) 3G
14 5 (1.20%) NAS
14 5 (1.20%) SAN
15 4 (0.96%) Internet
16 3 (0.72%) ADSL
16 3 (0.72%) VLAN
16 3 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.24%) MS Access
3 1 (0.24%) MySQL
General
1 61 (14.66%) Finance
2 38 (9.13%) Legal
3 28 (6.73%) Law
4 18 (4.33%) Banking
5 16 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.40%) Back Office
6 10 (2.40%) Publishing
7 9 (2.16%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.92%) Online Betting
9 6 (1.44%) Advertising
10 5 (1.20%) Local Government
10 5 (1.20%) Retail
11 4 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.72%) Games
12 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.48%) Front Office
13 2 (0.48%) Marketing
14 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.24%) iGaming
14 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.96%) X-Windows
2 3 (0.72%) HTML
2 3 (0.72%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.72%) XML
3 2 (0.48%) .NET
4 1 (0.24%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.22%) Blackberry
2 32 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 23 (5.53%) Clustering
3 23 (5.53%) Driving Licence
4 13 (3.13%) iPhone
5 11 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.40%) iPad
6 10 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.92%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.92%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.96%) Replication
10 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
10 3 (0.72%) Statistics
10 3 (0.72%) User Experience
11 2 (0.48%) Fintech
11 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 361 (86.78%) Windows
2 181 (43.51%) Windows 7
3 131 (31.49%) Windows Server
4 102 (24.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (12.50%) Android
7 45 (10.82%) Windows XP
8 40 (9.62%) Windows 8
9 31 (7.45%) Windows 10
10 25 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (4.57%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.44%) Linux
13 3 (0.72%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.48%) Unix
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (25.72%) ITIL
2 23 (5.53%) Virtual Environments
3 15 (3.61%) Service Delivery
4 11 (2.64%) Service Management
5 10 (2.40%) Application Packaging
5 10 (2.40%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (2.40%) Problem Management
6 9 (2.16%) Data Protection
6 9 (2.16%) Document Management
6 9 (2.16%) ITIL V3
7 8 (1.92%) Incident Management
7 8 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (1.92%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (1.68%) Asset Management
8 7 (1.68%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (1.44%) CRM
9 6 (1.44%) Project Planning
10 5 (1.20%) ISMS
10 5 (1.20%) ITSM
10 5 (1.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.01%) PowerShell
2 24 (5.77%) VBScript
3 13 (3.13%) SQL
4 5 (1.20%) C
5 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (9.38%) MCP
3 30 (7.21%) MCDST
3 30 (7.21%) MCSE
4 25 (6.01%) Degree
5 10 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.40%) MCSA
5 10 (2.40%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.40%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.16%) CCNA
7 6 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.20%) HND
9 3 (0.72%) MOS
10 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CCDA
10 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.69%) SLA
2 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 269 (64.66%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.93%) XenApp
3 32 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 30 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (5.05%) XenDesktop
6 11 (2.64%) Terminal Services
6 11 (2.64%) vSphere
7 9 (2.16%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (1.92%) XenServer
9 6 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 72 (17.31%) SCCM
2 23 (5.53%) WSUS
3 8 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.68%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.96%) XenMobile
6 3 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.72%) DameWare
7 2 (0.48%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.24%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 213 (51.20%) Microsoft
2 116 (27.88%) Citrix
3 58 (13.94%) VMware
4 36 (8.65%) HP
5 32 (7.69%) Cisco
6 27 (6.49%) Dell
7 20 (4.81%) Bloomberg
8 19 (4.57%) Apple
9 18 (4.33%) Symantec
10 17 (4.09%) iManage
11 9 (2.16%) Intel Security
12 8 (1.92%) Altiris
12 8 (1.92%) IBM
13 6 (1.44%) Avaya
13 6 (1.44%) Mitel
13 6 (1.44%) Polycom
13 6 (1.44%) Sophos
14 5 (1.20%) FactSet
14 5 (1.20%) Reuters
15 3 (0.72%) Rackspace
Bromley, Kent
Robert Half
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 35-45k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £48000 Per Annum + on call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dacorum Borough Council
Salary: From £25,668 to £28,831 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sovereign Housing Association
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
betgenius
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 5 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: 17 days ago