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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 695 718 748
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 181 242 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 162 204 217
Median salary £27,000 £28,250 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.42% +3.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £21,650 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +5 169 £27,500 -5.17% 11
London +3 87 £32,000 -4.47% 4
South East +94 50 £25,000 - 4
Kent +20 10 £25,000 +11.11%
Berkshire +51 9 £19,500 -23.52% 2
Oxfordshire +41 9 £25,000 +2.04%
City of London 0 9 £37,500 +2.04%
West Sussex - 8 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire +23 7 £18,500 -28.84% 1
Milton Keynes +21 7 £18,500 -28.84% 1
Yorkshire +19 7 £25,000 -0.49%
East of England +10 7 £25,500 +4.08%
Surrey +19 6 £26,000 -2.80%
North West -32 6 £30,000 +42.85%
Bracknell - 6 £19,500 -
West Yorkshire +25 5 £25,000 +3.09%
Hertfordshire +6 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Manchester -23 5 £30,000 +42.85%
South West +13 4 £23,000 -16.36% 1
East Midlands 0 4 £25,000 +6.38%
West Midlands -4 4 £27,000 +14.89% 3
Crawley - 4 £25,000 -
Wallingford - 4 £22,224 -
Oxford - 4 £25,000 -
Scotland +25 3 - - 1
Edinburgh +17 3 - - 1
South Wales +1 3 £22,500 +11.11%
Newport -10 3 £22,500 +7.14%
Wales -13 3 £22,500 +11.11%
Dudley - 3 £27,000 -

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 337 (88.22%) Windows
2 213 (55.76%) Active Directory
3 181 (47.38%) Microsoft
4 175 (45.81%) Windows 7
5 166 (43.46%) MS Office
6 115 (30.10%) MS Excel
7 102 (26.70%) ITIL
8 100 (26.18%) Windows Server
9 79 (20.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 74 (19.37%) Citrix
11 72 (18.85%) Office 365
12 66 (17.28%) MS Exchange
13 63 (16.49%) Windows 10
14 60 (15.71%) Windows 8
15 59 (15.45%) Finance
16 46 (12.04%) VMware
17 45 (11.78%) Windows Server 2012
18 42 (10.99%) TCP/IP
19 40 (10.47%) SCCM
20 36 (9.42%) Windows XP
21 35 (9.16%) LAN
22 33 (8.64%) Linux
23 32 (8.38%) MCP
24 31 (8.12%) Microsoft Certification
25 29 (7.59%) WAN
25 29 (7.59%) VoIP
26 27 (7.07%) Blackberry
26 27 (7.07%) Apple
26 27 (7.07%) SLA
26 27 (7.07%) Cisco

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 66 (17.28%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (3.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (3.93%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (3.14%) IIS
5 6 (1.57%) IBM Domino
5 6 (1.57%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.05%) Apache
7 3 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 166 (43.46%) MS Office
2 115 (30.10%) MS Excel
3 19 (4.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.83%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 72 (18.85%) Office 365
2 11 (2.88%) Dropbox
3 10 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.52%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.99%) TCP/IP
2 35 (9.16%) LAN
3 29 (7.59%) VoIP
3 29 (7.59%) WAN
4 26 (6.81%) DNS
5 25 (6.54%) Firewall
6 24 (6.28%) DHCP
7 15 (3.93%) VPN
8 13 (3.40%) Wireless
9 10 (2.62%) Internet
10 9 (2.36%) SAN
11 8 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.83%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (1.83%) Skype
13 6 (1.57%) 3G
13 6 (1.57%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.31%) VLAN
15 4 (1.05%) Intranet
15 4 (1.05%) SSH
15 4 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.05%) MySQL
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) FrontPage
2 1 (0.26%) MSI
General
1 59 (15.45%) Finance
2 24 (6.28%) Law
3 21 (5.50%) Legal
4 14 (3.66%) Banking
5 9 (2.36%) Publishing
5 9 (2.36%) Retail
6 8 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.83%) Back Office
8 6 (1.57%) Advertising
8 6 (1.57%) Online Betting
9 5 (1.31%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.05%) Marketing
11 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.52%) Games
12 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.52%) HTML
1 2 (0.52%) Software Packaging
1 2 (0.52%) XML
2 1 (0.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.07%) Blackberry
2 17 (4.45%) iPad
2 17 (4.45%) Smartphone
3 16 (4.19%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.19%) iPhone
4 14 (3.66%) Driving Licence
5 11 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.88%) Hedge funds
5 11 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.83%) Clustering
6 7 (1.83%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.83%) Statistics
6 7 (1.83%) User Experience
7 6 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.57%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.57%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.31%) BYOD
8 5 (1.31%) Replication
9 2 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 337 (88.22%) Windows
2 175 (45.81%) Windows 7
3 100 (26.18%) Windows Server
4 79 (20.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (16.49%) Windows 10
6 60 (15.71%) Windows 8
7 45 (11.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (9.42%) Windows XP
9 33 (8.64%) Linux
10 27 (7.07%) Android
11 20 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (4.71%) Mac OS X
13 12 (3.14%) Apple iOS
13 12 (3.14%) Mac OS
14 8 (2.09%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.57%) Unix
16 4 (1.05%) CentOS
16 4 (1.05%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (26.70%) ITIL
2 25 (6.54%) Service Management
3 23 (6.02%) ITIL V3
4 17 (4.45%) Incident Management
5 16 (4.19%) Asset Management
6 13 (3.40%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (3.14%) CRM
8 10 (2.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (2.62%) Investment Management
8 10 (2.62%) Service Delivery
9 9 (2.36%) Application Packaging
9 9 (2.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (2.09%) Coaching
10 8 (2.09%) Problem Management
10 8 (2.09%) Virtual Environments
11 7 (1.83%) Analytics
11 7 (1.83%) Document Management
11 7 (1.83%) Project Management
12 6 (1.57%) Change Management
12 6 (1.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.24%) SQL
2 18 (4.71%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.36%) VBScript
4 3 (0.79%) C
4 3 (0.79%) Python
4 3 (0.79%) R
4 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.79%) VBA
5 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (8.38%) MCP
2 31 (8.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (6.81%) Degree
4 19 (4.97%) MCSE
5 9 (2.36%) HND
6 7 (1.83%) CCNA
6 7 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.83%) MCSA
7 6 (1.57%) IBM Certification
7 6 (1.57%) MCITP
7 6 (1.57%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.57%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.79%) CEH
9 3 (0.79%) MCDST
9 3 (0.79%) MOS
10 2 (0.52%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.52%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.26%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.07%) SLA
2 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 213 (55.76%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.71%) XenApp
4 17 (4.45%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.45%) Terminal Services
5 11 (2.88%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.57%) XenServer
7 4 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (1.05%) vSphere
8 3 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 40 (10.47%) SCCM
2 13 (3.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (2.09%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (1.83%) WSUS
5 6 (1.57%) ZENworks
6 5 (1.31%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.79%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.79%) DameWare
9 2 (0.52%) SCOM
9 2 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.52%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.26%) Casper Suite
10 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.26%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 181 (47.38%) Microsoft
2 74 (19.37%) Citrix
3 46 (12.04%) VMware
4 27 (7.07%) Apple
4 27 (7.07%) Cisco
5 20 (5.24%) HP
6 15 (3.93%) Symantec
7 14 (3.66%) Bloomberg
7 14 (3.66%) Mitel
8 13 (3.40%) IBM
9 12 (3.14%) Intel Security
10 11 (2.88%) Dell
10 11 (2.88%) Reuters
11 10 (2.62%) Avaya
12 9 (2.36%) Altiris
12 9 (2.36%) iManage
13 7 (1.83%) Sophos
14 5 (1.31%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.05%) eSpeed
16 3 (0.79%) Novell
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