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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 728 746 692
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 195 226 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 161 190 274
Median salary £29,000 £28,250 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.65% +0.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,450 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,850
UK excluding London median salary £26,597 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -

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
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 June 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 June 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 +5 190 £29,000 +1.75% 22
London -1 94 £30,000 -14.28% 10
South East +50 54 £26,792 +3.04% 4
City of London +55 20 £38,750 +10.71% 1
West Sussex +1 17 £40,000 +53.84% 2
Yorkshire +46 14 £28,500 +31.03% 4
Surrey +25 14 £26,583 -1.54%
South West +12 13 £27,750 +35.36% 3
Haywards Heath - 12 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +33 9 £23,500 -11.32%
Bristol - 8 £28,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 - 2
Cobham - 7 - -
Bromley - 7 £22,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -6 6 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Sheffield - 6 £28,500 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £28,500 -
North West +16 5 £39,000 +62.50% 1
Manchester +7 5 £39,000 +47.16% 1
Crawley -11 5 £46,500 +93.75% 1
Milton Keynes +30 4 £23,500 -12.96%
East of England +27 4 £23,500 -10.47%
Hertfordshire +22 4 £23,500 -9.61%
High Wycombe +5 4 £23,250 -12.26%
Leeds - 4 £30,000 - 2
Lincolnshire - 4 £27,500 -
Spalding - 4 £27,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £27,500 -
Gloucestershire +4 3 £24,500 +19.51%
South Wales - 3 £26,000 -

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 364 (85.25%) Windows
2 266 (62.30%) Active Directory
3 233 (54.57%) Microsoft
4 187 (43.79%) MS Office
4 187 (43.79%) Windows 7
5 139 (32.55%) Windows Server
6 125 (29.27%) ITIL
7 120 (28.10%) Citrix
8 113 (26.46%) MS Excel
9 104 (24.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 95 (22.25%) Office 365
11 86 (20.14%) MS Exchange
12 82 (19.20%) SCCM
13 74 (17.33%) Finance
14 70 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 63 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
16 61 (14.29%) Blackberry
17 60 (14.05%) VMware
18 58 (13.58%) Android
19 55 (12.88%) Windows 8
20 50 (11.71%) Windows XP
21 47 (11.01%) TCP/IP
22 44 (10.30%) DNS
23 41 (9.60%) Cisco
24 40 (9.37%) MCP
24 40 (9.37%) Legal
25 39 (9.13%) DHCP
26 38 (8.90%) Smartphone
27 37 (8.67%) Degree
27 37 (8.67%) LAN

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 86 (20.14%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (5.15%) IIS
6 17 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (3.75%) Skype for Business
8 9 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 187 (43.79%) MS Office
2 113 (26.46%) MS Excel
3 33 (7.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.94%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.47%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 95 (22.25%) Office 365
2 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.17%) Dropbox
4 4 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (0.94%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.47%) SaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.01%) TCP/IP
2 44 (10.30%) DNS
3 39 (9.13%) DHCP
4 37 (8.67%) LAN
5 34 (7.96%) WAN
6 31 (7.26%) Firewall
7 30 (7.03%) VPN
8 20 (4.68%) VoIP
9 10 (2.34%) Skype
10 8 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (1.64%) Internet
11 7 (1.64%) Intranet
12 6 (1.41%) SAN
12 6 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.17%) NAS
13 5 (1.17%) NetScaler
14 4 (0.94%) IP Telephony
14 4 (0.94%) Wireless
15 3 (0.70%) 3G
15 3 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.23%) MS Access
General
1 74 (17.33%) Finance
2 40 (9.37%) Legal
3 29 (6.79%) Law
4 22 (5.15%) Banking
5 16 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.11%) Local Government
7 8 (1.87%) Back Office
8 7 (1.64%) Publishing
9 5 (1.17%) Advertising
9 5 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.17%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.70%) Retail
11 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.47%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) iGaming
12 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.17%) HTML
1 5 (1.17%) XML
2 4 (0.94%) X-Windows
3 3 (0.70%) .NET
3 3 (0.70%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.23%) ODBC
4 1 (0.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 38 (8.90%) Smartphone
3 23 (5.39%) Driving Licence
4 20 (4.68%) Clustering
5 18 (4.22%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.28%) iPhone
7 9 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.64%) iPad
9 6 (1.41%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.41%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.41%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.17%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.70%) Fintech
12 3 (0.70%) Handset
12 3 (0.70%) Replication
12 3 (0.70%) RSA SecurID
12 3 (0.70%) Statistics
12 3 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 364 (85.25%) Windows
2 187 (43.79%) Windows 7
3 139 (32.55%) Windows Server
4 104 (24.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (13.58%) Android
7 55 (12.88%) Windows 8
8 50 (11.71%) Windows XP
9 34 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (6.79%) Windows 10
11 25 (5.85%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.94%) Linux
12 4 (0.94%) Unix
13 3 (0.70%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.23%) SUSE
15 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (29.27%) ITIL
2 21 (4.92%) Service Delivery
3 20 (4.68%) Virtual Environments
4 19 (4.45%) Service Management
5 14 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (2.81%) Problem Management
7 10 (2.34%) ITIL V3
8 9 (2.11%) Application Packaging
8 9 (2.11%) Data Protection
8 9 (2.11%) Document Management
8 9 (2.11%) Server Patching
9 8 (1.87%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (1.64%) CRM
11 6 (1.41%) Incident Management
11 6 (1.41%) Patch Management
11 6 (1.41%) Project Planning
11 6 (1.41%) Time Management
11 6 (1.41%) Trend Analysis
12 5 (1.17%) ISMS
12 5 (1.17%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.85%) PowerShell
2 21 (4.92%) VBScript
3 18 (4.22%) SQL
4 5 (1.17%) C
5 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.47%) VBA
7 1 (0.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 63 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (9.37%) MCP
3 37 (8.67%) Degree
4 35 (8.20%) MCSE
5 32 (7.49%) MCDST
6 13 (3.04%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.04%) Security Cleared
7 12 (2.81%) MCSA
8 11 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.11%) CCNA
11 6 (1.41%) MOS
12 4 (0.94%) HND
13 1 (0.23%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.23%) CCDA
13 1 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.43%) SLA
2 9 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 266 (62.30%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (7.73%) XenApp
3 26 (6.09%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.45%) XenDesktop
5 15 (3.51%) vSphere
6 10 (2.34%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (1.64%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.17%) XenServer
10 3 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 82 (19.20%) SCCM
2 21 (4.92%) WSUS
3 7 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.94%) XenMobile
6 3 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.47%) OpenView
7 2 (0.47%) SCOM
8 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.23%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.23%) DameWare
8 1 (0.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 233 (54.57%) Microsoft
2 120 (28.10%) Citrix
3 60 (14.05%) VMware
4 41 (9.60%) Cisco
5 32 (7.49%) HP
6 25 (5.85%) Bloomberg
7 24 (5.62%) Dell
8 20 (4.68%) Apple
9 18 (4.22%) iManage
10 17 (3.98%) Symantec
11 8 (1.87%) Altiris
11 8 (1.87%) Intel Security
11 8 (1.87%) Polycom
12 7 (1.64%) Mitel
13 6 (1.41%) Avaya
13 6 (1.41%) Reuters
14 5 (1.17%) FactSet
14 5 (1.17%) IBM
15 3 (0.70%) Fidessa
15 3 (0.70%) Intel
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