The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 680 742 708
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 202 128 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 158 112 162
Average salary £29,000 £28,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 2014 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 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 193 £29,000 +5.45% 19
London +29 119 £31,250 -8.08% 10
South East +18 43 £24,500 - 3
City of London +11 43 £32,000 +1.58% 5
Berkshire +12 12 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Newbury - 11 £25,000 -
Surrey 0 10 £24,500 - 2
West Sussex -4 7 £24,500 +11.36%
Staines - 6 £24,000 -
Kent -7 5 £17,500 -32.03%
South West -16 5 £32,000 +64.10%
East Midlands -18 5 £19,500 +2.63% 2
East of England -19 5 £46,500 +111.36%
Yorkshire -40 5 £23,000 -10.67% 2
Lincolnshire +17 4 £20,000 +37.93%
Tyne and Wear +5 4 - - 1
North East +2 4 - - 1
North West -2 4 £25,250 +6.31% 1
Scotland -8 4 £27,500 -5.17%
Leeds -39 4 £24,250 -19.16% 2
West Yorkshire -55 4 £24,250 -19.16% 2
Brighton - 4 £24,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 - - 1
East Sussex - 4 £24,000 -
Essex - 4 £46,500 -
West Midlands +6 3 £29,000 +28.88%
Coventry +5 3 £29,000 +9.43%
Manchester +1 3 £22,500 +1.12%
Colchester - 3 £46,500 -
Fareham - 3 £40,000 -

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 405 (86.17%) Windows
2 264 (56.17%) MS Office
3 262 (55.74%) Windows 7
4 250 (53.19%) Active Directory
5 224 (47.66%) Microsoft
6 193 (41.06%) Windows XP
7 180 (38.30%) MS Excel
8 173 (36.81%) ITIL
9 133 (28.30%) Finance
10 127 (27.02%) Blackberry
11 104 (22.13%) Citrix
12 89 (18.94%) Apple
13 80 (17.02%) TCP/IP
14 75 (15.96%) SCCM
15 64 (13.62%) MS Exchange
16 62 (13.19%) Law
17 60 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 60 (12.77%) Windows 8
18 58 (12.34%) Microsoft Certification
18 58 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
19 53 (11.28%) DHCP
20 51 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
21 49 (10.43%) LAN
22 46 (9.79%) VMware
23 45 (9.57%) VPN
24 43 (9.15%) DNS
25 42 (8.94%) Legal
26 41 (8.72%) Service Management
27 38 (8.09%) SLA
28 36 (7.66%) WAN

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 64 (13.62%) MS Exchange
2 60 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 32 (6.81%) SharePoint
4 29 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (4.89%) IBM Notes
6 18 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (3.40%) Lync
8 10 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.70%) WorkSite
10 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 264 (56.17%) MS Office
2 180 (38.30%) MS Excel
3 33 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.28%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.21%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.21%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.43%) assyst
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.98%) Office 365
2 4 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (17.02%) TCP/IP
2 53 (11.28%) DHCP
3 49 (10.43%) LAN
4 45 (9.57%) VPN
5 43 (9.15%) DNS
6 36 (7.66%) WAN
7 20 (4.26%) Wireless
8 16 (3.40%) Internet
9 15 (3.19%) VoIP
10 12 (2.55%) IP Telephony
11 8 (1.70%) Network Security
11 8 (1.70%) Firewall
11 8 (1.70%) IMAP4
12 7 (1.49%) Broadband
12 7 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.28%) ADSL
14 5 (1.06%) 3G
15 4 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
16 2 (0.43%) Intranet
16 2 (0.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.21%) MS Access
2 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 133 (28.30%) Finance
2 62 (13.19%) Law
3 42 (8.94%) Legal
4 29 (6.17%) Banking
5 23 (4.89%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.83%) Retail
7 15 (3.19%) Back Office
8 11 (2.34%) Front Office
9 9 (1.91%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.06%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.85%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.85%) Advertising
12 2 (0.43%) Marketing
12 2 (0.43%) Games
12 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.85%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.43%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.21%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (27.02%) Blackberry
2 21 (4.47%) Video Conferencing
3 20 (4.26%) iPad
4 19 (4.04%) iPhone
5 17 (3.62%) Smartphone
6 10 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.70%) PDA
8 6 (1.28%) IVR
8 6 (1.28%) SecurID
9 5 (1.06%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.06%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.85%) Derivative
10 4 (0.85%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.64%) PKI
12 2 (0.43%) New Media
13 1 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.21%) Firmware
13 1 (0.21%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 405 (86.17%) Windows
2 262 (55.74%) Windows 7
3 193 (41.06%) Windows XP
4 60 (12.77%) Windows 8
5 58 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (7.45%) Android
8 24 (5.11%) Mac OS X
8 24 (5.11%) Apple iOS
9 19 (4.04%) Windows Vista
10 16 (3.40%) Mac OS
11 10 (2.13%) Linux
11 10 (2.13%) Windows 2000
12 8 (1.70%) Fedora
13 7 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (36.81%) ITIL
2 41 (8.72%) Service Management
3 26 (5.53%) Document Management
4 20 (4.26%) ITSM
5 16 (3.40%) Incident Management
6 15 (3.19%) Asset Management
7 14 (2.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (2.34%) Service Delivery
8 11 (2.34%) Investment Management
9 9 (1.91%) Project Planning
9 9 (1.91%) Time Management
9 9 (1.91%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (1.70%) Software Deployment
10 8 (1.70%) Problem Management
11 6 (1.28%) ITIL V3
11 6 (1.28%) Fund Management
12 5 (1.06%) Change Management
12 5 (1.06%) Release Management
12 5 (1.06%) Network Management
13 4 (0.85%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.89%) PowerShell
2 20 (4.26%) SQL
3 8 (1.70%) Java
4 4 (0.85%) C
4 4 (0.85%) VB
5 3 (0.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (12.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (7.45%) MCP
3 31 (6.60%) Degree
4 22 (4.68%) MCSE
5 17 (3.62%) MCDST
6 16 (3.40%) MOS
7 15 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (2.98%) MCSA
9 10 (2.13%) A+ Certification
10 7 (1.49%) MCITP
11 5 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.64%) CCNA
12 3 (0.64%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.64%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.43%) MCTS
14 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 250 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.38%) XenApp
3 21 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 10 (2.13%) XenDesktop
5 10 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (1.49%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.28%) vSphere
8 4 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.85%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.64%) XenServer
10 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 75 (15.96%) SCCM
2 16 (3.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (2.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (1.28%) WSUS
4 6 (1.28%) ZENworks
5 5 (1.06%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.21%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 224 (47.66%) Microsoft
2 104 (22.13%) Citrix
3 89 (18.94%) Apple
4 46 (9.79%) VMware
5 28 (5.96%) HP
6 26 (5.53%) Bloomberg
7 25 (5.32%) Symantec
7 25 (5.32%) Dell
8 23 (4.89%) Reuters
8 23 (4.89%) Lotus
8 23 (4.89%) Cisco
9 20 (4.26%) Avaya
10 13 (2.77%) BMC
11 12 (2.55%) Adobe
12 9 (1.91%) Remedy
12 9 (1.91%) Altiris
13 7 (1.49%) Oracle
14 6 (1.28%) Autodesk
14 6 (1.28%) Juniper
15 5 (1.06%) Kofax
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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