The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 732 729 751
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 160 202 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 130 162 114
Average salary £30,500 £29,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.17% +0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,075 £38,400 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £22,750
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.89%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 160 £30,500 +3.38% 8
London +13 99 £32,500 +3.17% 6
South East -8 34 £26,750 +9.18% 1
City of London +9 24 £33,500 +4.68% 3
Surrey +18 11 £33,500 +36.73%
Hampshire +9 10 £25,000 -37.50% 1
East of England +9 10 £22,500 -51.61%
West Midlands -4 9 £22,500 -22.41%
Basingstoke - 9 £22,500 - 1
South West -9 7 - -
Oxfordshire +16 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Staffordshire - 6 £22,500 -
Tamworth - 6 £22,500 -
Guildford +9 5 £27,000 -15.62%
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £26,500 +51.42%
Oxford +1 4 £29,773 -14.93%
Essex -3 4 £22,500 -51.61%
Swindon - 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 - -
Somerset +11 3 - -
Hertfordshire -11 3 £26,000 +8.33%
Street - 3 - -
High Wycombe - 3 £26,500 -
Berkshire -5 2 £23,750 -5.00%
Thame - 2 £32,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £22,000 -
Potters Bar - 2 £26,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £20,000 -
Farnham - 2 £26,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £20,000 -

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Desktop Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support Analyst in their job title.

1 322 (81.73%) Windows
2 254 (64.47%) Active Directory
3 233 (59.14%) Windows 7
4 230 (58.38%) Microsoft
5 155 (39.34%) MS Office
6 119 (30.20%) Finance
7 118 (29.95%) ITIL
8 112 (28.43%) MS Excel
9 90 (22.84%) Blackberry
10 85 (21.57%) MS Exchange
11 81 (20.56%) Citrix
12 78 (19.80%) Windows XP
13 73 (18.53%) MCP
14 63 (15.99%) Microsoft Certification
15 60 (15.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 59 (14.97%) Banking
17 58 (14.72%) SCCM
18 57 (14.47%) DHCP
19 51 (12.94%) Windows 8
20 49 (12.44%) MCSE
20 49 (12.44%) Service Management
20 49 (12.44%) VMware
21 48 (12.18%) Degree
22 47 (11.93%) SQL
23 46 (11.68%) Service Delivery
24 45 (11.42%) Exchange Server 2010
25 43 (10.91%) Financial Institution
25 43 (10.91%) TCP/IP
25 43 (10.91%) DNS
26 42 (10.66%) Front Office

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Desktop Support Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 85 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 45 (11.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (8.38%) SharePoint
4 26 (6.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.05%) IBM Notes
7 10 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.03%) Lync
9 7 (1.78%) IIS
10 5 (1.27%) WorkSite
11 3 (0.76%) Apache
12 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.25%) Drupal
13 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.25%) WordPress
13 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.25%) GroupWise
Applications
1 155 (39.34%) MS Office
2 112 (28.43%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.76%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.25%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.25%) Revit
5 1 (0.25%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.25%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.03%) Office 365
2 2 (0.51%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (14.47%) DHCP
2 43 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 43 (10.91%) DNS
3 33 (8.38%) VPN
4 32 (8.12%) LAN
5 30 (7.61%) WAN
6 17 (4.31%) Firewall
7 15 (3.81%) VoIP
8 14 (3.55%) Ethernet
9 11 (2.79%) Wireless
10 8 (2.03%) Network Security
10 8 (2.03%) iSCSI
10 8 (2.03%) Internet
11 7 (1.78%) IP Telephony
12 6 (1.52%) NAS
12 6 (1.52%) Unified Communications
13 5 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.27%) ADSL
14 4 (1.02%) SSL
14 4 (1.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.52%) MySQL
3 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (4.06%) JIRA
2 3 (0.76%) Ant
3 1 (0.25%) AdminStudio
General
1 119 (30.20%) Finance
2 59 (14.97%) Banking
3 43 (10.91%) Financial Institution
4 42 (10.66%) Front Office
5 41 (10.41%) Investment Banking
6 27 (6.85%) Law
7 16 (4.06%) Legal
8 12 (3.05%) Retail
9 9 (2.28%) Back Office
10 7 (1.78%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.52%) .NET
2 5 (1.27%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.27%) COM
2 5 (1.27%) LINQ
2 5 (1.27%) HTML
3 4 (1.02%) jQuery
3 4 (1.02%) CSS
3 4 (1.02%) Classic ASP
3 4 (1.02%) XML
3 4 (1.02%) Ajax
4 1 (0.25%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 90 (22.84%) Blackberry
2 39 (9.90%) Hedge funds
3 22 (5.58%) Mathematics
3 22 (5.58%) Video Conferencing
4 21 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 20 (5.08%) iPhone
6 14 (3.55%) iPad
7 13 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.52%) Life Science
9 5 (1.27%) iSeries
9 5 (1.27%) BYOD
10 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.76%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.51%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.51%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.25%) EqualLogic
13 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 322 (81.73%) Windows
2 233 (59.14%) Windows 7
3 78 (19.80%) Windows XP
4 60 (15.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (12.94%) Windows 8
6 37 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (4.82%) Android
9 18 (4.57%) Windows Vista
10 13 (3.30%) Linux
11 8 (2.03%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.52%) UNIX
13 5 (1.27%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.02%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.76%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (29.95%) ITIL
2 49 (12.44%) Service Management
3 46 (11.68%) Service Delivery
4 37 (9.39%) Business Continuity
5 36 (9.14%) Business Continuity Management
6 22 (5.58%) Investment Management
7 14 (3.55%) Asset Management
7 14 (3.55%) Security Patching
8 12 (3.05%) Incident Management
9 10 (2.54%) Information Security
10 9 (2.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (2.03%) Software Deployment
11 8 (2.03%) Document Management
11 8 (2.03%) Problem Management
12 6 (1.52%) Fund Management
12 6 (1.52%) Performance Management
12 6 (1.52%) Configuration Management
12 6 (1.52%) Software Distribution
13 5 (1.27%) Software Delivery
13 5 (1.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (11.93%) SQL
2 10 (2.54%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.52%) VB
3 6 (1.52%) C
4 5 (1.27%) C#
5 4 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.51%) VBScript
7 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (18.53%) MCP
2 63 (15.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (12.44%) MCSE
4 48 (12.18%) Degree
5 12 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.28%) MCSA
6 9 (2.28%) MOS
7 6 (1.52%) MCITP
8 5 (1.27%) MCDST
8 5 (1.27%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CISM
9 1 (0.25%) CCNA
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.25%) MCTS
9 1 (0.25%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.85%) SLA
2 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 254 (64.47%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.33%) XenApp
4 16 (4.06%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (1.27%) vSphere
6 5 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.25%) qmail
8 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 58 (14.72%) SCCM
2 9 (2.28%) WSUS
3 8 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.02%) DameWare
5 3 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.76%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (0.76%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.76%) SCOM
6 1 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 230 (58.38%) Microsoft
2 81 (20.56%) Citrix
3 49 (12.44%) VMware
4 38 (9.64%) ServiceNow
5 35 (8.88%) Bloomberg
5 35 (8.88%) HP
6 28 (7.11%) Apple
7 24 (6.09%) Reuters
8 22 (5.58%) Avaya
9 20 (5.08%) Remedy
10 16 (4.06%) Atlassian
10 16 (4.06%) Cisco
11 12 (3.05%) Dell
11 12 (3.05%) Altiris
11 12 (3.05%) Lotus
12 10 (2.54%) McAfee
13 9 (2.28%) Sophos
13 9 (2.28%) SonicWALL
14 8 (2.03%) LANDesk
14 8 (2.03%) MobileIron
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