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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Analyst
UK
Rank 718 687 706
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 133 233 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 112 198 206
Median salary £27,500 £27,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £38,000 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,250 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +1.04%

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -17 123 £28,500 +3.63% 14
London +2 67 £31,000 -7.46% 8
South East +52 37 £25,000 +2.04% 3
Berkshire +39 10 £19,500 -17.02% 1
Kent +5 9 £25,000 +11.11%
Scotland +23 7 £27,500 -15.38%
Bracknell +17 7 £19,500 -32.75%
Edinburgh +13 7 £27,500 -21.42%
City of London +1 7 £37,500 - 2
North West -17 6 £25,500 +27.50% 2
West Sussex - 6 £22,500 -
Surrey +32 5 £26,000 +0.80%
Manchester -25 5 £30,000 +50.00% 2
Crawley - 5 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire +32 4 £27,500 -9.09%
South West +7 4 £22,250 -19.09% 2
Leeds +29 3 £25,000 -2.91%
West Yorkshire +20 3 £25,000 +3.09%
South Wales +16 3 £22,500 +7.14%
Yorkshire +12 3 £25,000 +2.04%
Wales +5 3 £22,500 +7.14%
West Midlands 0 3 £27,000 +17.39%
Newport -5 3 £22,500 +7.14%
Milton Keynes +17 2 £17,000 -34.61% 1
Coventry +14 2 £28,750 +27.77%
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £17,000 -34.61% 1
East Midlands +4 2 £27,750 +23.33%
Redhill -5 2 £26,500 -11.66%
Wigan - 2 £21,000 - 1
Wokingham - 2 £40,000 -

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 296 (87.83%) Windows
2 182 (54.01%) Active Directory
3 179 (53.12%) Microsoft
4 160 (47.48%) MS Office
5 156 (46.29%) Windows 7
6 101 (29.97%) MS Excel
7 93 (27.60%) ITIL
8 85 (25.22%) Windows Server
9 74 (21.96%) Windows 10
10 68 (20.18%) Office 365
11 66 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 63 (18.69%) MS Exchange
13 60 (17.80%) Windows 8
14 58 (17.21%) Citrix
15 55 (16.32%) Finance
16 45 (13.35%) TCP/IP
17 42 (12.46%) Windows Server 2012
18 41 (12.17%) VMware
18 41 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
19 38 (11.28%) Windows XP
20 36 (10.68%) Apple
21 34 (10.09%) MCP
21 34 (10.09%) SCCM
22 32 (9.50%) Linux
23 30 (8.90%) Service Management
24 29 (8.61%) Law
25 28 (8.31%) Mac OS X
26 27 (8.01%) DHCP
26 27 (8.01%) DNS
27 26 (7.72%) 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 63 (18.69%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (3.26%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.78%) IBM Domino
7 5 (1.48%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.19%) IIS
9 3 (0.89%) Apache
10 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 160 (47.48%) MS Office
2 101 (29.97%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.08%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 68 (20.18%) Office 365
2 7 (2.08%) Dropbox
3 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.30%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 45 (13.35%) TCP/IP
2 27 (8.01%) DHCP
2 27 (8.01%) DNS
3 25 (7.42%) VoIP
4 22 (6.53%) LAN
5 20 (5.93%) Firewall
6 19 (5.64%) VPN
7 15 (4.45%) WAN
8 14 (4.15%) Wireless
9 11 (3.26%) Internet
10 8 (2.37%) SAN
11 7 (2.08%) Skype
12 5 (1.48%) NetScaler
12 5 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (1.48%) VLAN
13 4 (1.19%) Intranet
13 4 (1.19%) WLAN
14 3 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (0.89%) PBX
14 3 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.89%) MySQL
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) FrontPage
1 2 (0.59%) MSI
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 55 (16.32%) Finance
2 29 (8.61%) Law
3 24 (7.12%) Legal
4 13 (3.86%) Banking
5 8 (2.37%) Advertising
6 5 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.19%) Marketing
7 4 (1.19%) Publishing
7 4 (1.19%) Retail
8 3 (0.89%) Back Office
8 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.59%) Automotive
9 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.59%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.89%) HTML
2 2 (0.59%) XML
3 1 (0.30%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.93%) Smartphone
2 17 (5.04%) Blackberry
3 13 (3.86%) iPhone
4 12 (3.56%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.56%) Hedge funds
4 12 (3.56%) iPad
4 12 (3.56%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.37%) BYOD
6 8 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.78%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.78%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.78%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.78%) User Experience
8 5 (1.48%) Replication
9 4 (1.19%) Biotechnology
9 4 (1.19%) Statistics
10 3 (0.89%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.89%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 296 (87.83%) Windows
2 156 (46.29%) Windows 7
3 85 (25.22%) Windows Server
4 74 (21.96%) Windows 10
5 66 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (17.80%) Windows 8
7 42 (12.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (11.28%) Windows XP
9 32 (9.50%) Linux
10 28 (8.31%) Mac OS X
11 25 (7.42%) Android
12 18 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (3.26%) Apple iOS
13 11 (3.26%) Mac OS
14 8 (2.37%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.78%) Unix
16 4 (1.19%) CentOS
16 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (1.19%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (27.60%) ITIL
2 30 (8.90%) Service Management
3 20 (5.93%) Incident Management
4 19 (5.64%) ITIL V3
5 17 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 16 (4.75%) Asset Management
7 14 (4.15%) CRM
8 11 (3.26%) Investment Management
8 11 (3.26%) Problem Management
8 11 (3.26%) Service Delivery
9 9 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (2.37%) Analytics
10 8 (2.37%) Application Packaging
10 8 (2.37%) B2B
11 7 (2.08%) Document Management
11 7 (2.08%) Trend Analysis
12 6 (1.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (1.48%) Coaching
13 5 (1.48%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.93%) SQL
2 10 (2.97%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.89%) C
3 3 (0.89%) Python
3 3 (0.89%) R
3 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
3 3 (0.89%) VBA
4 1 (0.30%) VB
4 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (10.09%) MCP
3 26 (7.72%) MCSE
4 18 (5.34%) Degree
5 11 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.37%) HND
7 6 (1.78%) CCNA
7 6 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.78%) IBM Certification
7 6 (1.78%) MCITP
7 6 (1.78%) MCSA
7 6 (1.78%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.78%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.19%) MCDST
10 3 (0.89%) CEH
10 3 (0.89%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.89%) MOS
11 2 (0.59%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.42%) SLA
2 6 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 182 (54.01%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.93%) XenApp
4 12 (3.56%) XenDesktop
5 11 (3.26%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.67%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.78%) vSphere
8 5 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.59%) XenServer
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (10.09%) SCCM
2 7 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (1.78%) ZENworks
4 5 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.19%) DameWare
6 3 (0.89%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.89%) SCOM
6 3 (0.89%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.59%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.30%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 179 (53.12%) Microsoft
2 58 (17.21%) Citrix
3 41 (12.17%) VMware
4 36 (10.68%) Apple
5 23 (6.82%) Cisco
6 14 (4.15%) Avaya
7 13 (3.86%) HP
8 11 (3.26%) Bloomberg
8 11 (3.26%) Reuters
9 10 (2.97%) Mitel
10 9 (2.67%) IBM
11 8 (2.37%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.08%) Intel Security
12 7 (2.08%) Symantec
13 6 (1.78%) Sophos
14 5 (1.48%) Altiris
14 5 (1.48%) iManage
15 4 (1.19%) eSpeed
15 4 (1.19%) Veeam
16 3 (0.89%) AppSense
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