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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 683 742 746
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 207 222 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 196 192 172
Median salary £26,500 £29,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.40% +6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%

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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 +33 195 £27,000 -10.00% 13
London +6 82 £29,000 -9.37% 5
South East +93 56 £26,000 +4.00% 3
Yorkshire +51 20 £25,000 -79.16% 1
South West +16 20 £21,500 -4.44%
Gloucester +12 16 £21,000 -6.66%
Gloucestershire +1 16 £21,000 -6.66%
Buckinghamshire - 15 £20,750 - 2
West Yorkshire +28 13 £32,000 -73.33% 1
Milton Keynes - 12 £19,000 - 2
West Sussex +27 11 £40,000 +60.00%
Surrey +19 11 £26,583 +0.31%
Leeds +34 10 £32,000 -73.33%
City of London +25 8 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Oxfordshire +3 8 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Berkshire +36 7 £27,000 +5.88%
East Midlands +12 5 £22,500 -6.25% 1
Crawley +11 5 £45,500 +82.00%
East of England -2 5 £25,500 -12.06% 1
Oxford - 5 £25,000 -
Thatcham - 5 £31,000 -
South Wales +10 4 £22,500 +15.38%
Wales +9 4 £22,500 +15.38%
Farnham -8 4 £26,583 +2.24%
West Midlands -22 4 £28,000 -11.11%
North Yorkshire - 4 £23,000 -
Harrogate - 4 £23,000 -
Hertfordshire +16 3 £25,500 -3.77% 1
High Wycombe - 3 £21,500 -
Bromley - 3 £32,500 -

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 343 (86.62%) Windows
2 235 (59.34%) Active Directory
3 189 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 179 (45.20%) MS Office
5 171 (43.18%) Windows 7
6 113 (28.54%) Windows Server
7 112 (28.28%) MS Excel
8 103 (26.01%) ITIL
9 101 (25.51%) Citrix
10 87 (21.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 81 (20.45%) Office 365
12 76 (19.19%) MS Exchange
13 60 (15.15%) SCCM
14 52 (13.13%) Finance
14 52 (13.13%) VMware
15 49 (12.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 43 (10.86%) Windows 10
17 42 (10.61%) Windows 8
18 41 (10.35%) Blackberry
19 40 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
20 36 (9.09%) TCP/IP
20 36 (9.09%) Windows XP
21 35 (8.84%) LAN
21 35 (8.84%) SLA
21 35 (8.84%) Cisco
22 34 (8.59%) MCP
23 31 (7.83%) HP
24 30 (7.58%) VoIP
24 30 (7.58%) WAN
25 29 (7.32%) Firewall

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 76 (19.19%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 23 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (5.05%) IIS
5 18 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.77%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.76%) Apache
10 3 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 179 (45.20%) MS Office
2 112 (28.28%) MS Excel
3 24 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.52%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.01%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 81 (20.45%) Office 365
2 13 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.27%) Dropbox
4 5 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.01%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.25%) G Suite
6 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 35 (8.84%) LAN
3 30 (7.58%) VoIP
3 30 (7.58%) WAN
4 29 (7.32%) Firewall
5 27 (6.82%) DNS
6 24 (6.06%) DHCP
7 15 (3.79%) VPN
8 10 (2.53%) Internet
8 10 (2.53%) NetScaler
9 9 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (2.02%) Intranet
11 7 (1.77%) SAN
11 7 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.52%) 3G
12 6 (1.52%) Skype
13 4 (1.01%) Wireless
14 3 (0.76%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.76%) SSH
14 3 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.76%) MySQL
2 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 52 (13.13%) Finance
2 26 (6.57%) Legal
3 21 (5.30%) Law
4 18 (4.55%) Banking
5 14 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.28%) Publishing
7 12 (3.03%) Back Office
8 10 (2.53%) Online Betting
9 9 (2.27%) Retail
10 7 (1.77%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.26%) Marketing
12 4 (1.01%) Advertising
12 4 (1.01%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.51%) Games
13 2 (0.51%) Local Government
13 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.76%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.25%) ODBC
2 1 (0.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.35%) Blackberry
2 24 (6.06%) Smartphone
3 16 (4.04%) Driving Licence
4 15 (3.79%) Clustering
5 14 (3.54%) iPad
5 14 (3.54%) iPhone
6 12 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.77%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.77%) Statistics
8 7 (1.77%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.52%) Replication
10 5 (1.26%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.01%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.01%) User Experience
12 2 (0.51%) BYOD
12 2 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.25%) Fintech
13 1 (0.25%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 343 (86.62%) Windows
2 171 (43.18%) Windows 7
3 113 (28.54%) Windows Server
4 87 (21.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (12.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (10.86%) Windows 10
7 42 (10.61%) Windows 8
8 36 (9.09%) Windows XP
9 28 (7.07%) Android
10 27 (6.82%) Linux
11 20 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (2.53%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.77%) Unix
13 7 (1.77%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.52%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.52%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.01%) CentOS
15 4 (1.01%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (26.01%) ITIL
2 19 (4.80%) Service Management
3 17 (4.29%) ITIL V3
4 15 (3.79%) Incident Management
4 15 (3.79%) Virtual Environments
5 14 (3.54%) Service Delivery
6 11 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (2.53%) Asset Management
7 10 (2.53%) CRM
7 10 (2.53%) Investment Management
7 10 (2.53%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (1.77%) Application Packaging
8 7 (1.77%) Mentoring
8 7 (1.77%) Problem Management
9 6 (1.52%) Coaching
9 6 (1.52%) Data Protection
9 6 (1.52%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (1.52%) Project Management
9 6 (1.52%) Server Patching
10 5 (1.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.81%) PowerShell
2 17 (4.29%) VBScript
3 16 (4.04%) SQL
4 3 (0.76%) VBA
5 2 (0.51%) Python
5 2 (0.51%) R
5 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (8.59%) MCP
3 24 (6.06%) Degree
4 21 (5.30%) MCSE
5 14 (3.54%) MCDST
6 11 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.27%) MCSA
8 8 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.02%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.02%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.77%) CCNA
9 7 (1.77%) HND
9 7 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.76%) MCITP
10 3 (0.76%) MOS
11 2 (0.51%) CEH
12 1 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.84%) SLA
2 6 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 235 (59.34%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.82%) XenApp
4 22 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 20 (5.05%) XenDesktop
6 18 (4.55%) Terminal Services
7 10 (2.53%) XenServer
8 8 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (2.02%) vSphere
9 4 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 60 (15.15%) SCCM
2 15 (3.79%) WSUS
3 11 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.26%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.01%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.76%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.76%) DameWare
9 1 (0.25%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.25%) SCOM
9 1 (0.25%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 189 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 101 (25.51%) Citrix
3 52 (13.13%) VMware
4 35 (8.84%) Cisco
5 31 (7.83%) HP
6 21 (5.30%) Apple
7 18 (4.55%) Dell
8 16 (4.04%) Symantec
9 14 (3.54%) Bloomberg
10 12 (3.03%) Intel Security
11 11 (2.78%) IBM
12 10 (2.53%) Mitel
13 9 (2.27%) Altiris
13 9 (2.27%) iManage
14 8 (2.02%) Avaya
14 8 (2.02%) Reuters
15 6 (1.52%) Sophos
16 4 (1.01%) FactSet
16 4 (1.01%) Red Hat
17 3 (0.76%) eSpeed
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