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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 706 744 717
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 208 212 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 192 182 202
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,450 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +8.16%

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
94251 105278 113033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79339 87279 91179
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +43 203 £27,500 -8.33% 12
London +18 84 £29,000 -10.76% 4
South East +42 60 £26,292 -0.78% 4
South West +28 28 £21,500 -4.44% 1
Buckinghamshire +40 17 £21,500 -18.86%
Gloucester +14 17 £21,500 -4.44%
Gloucestershire +9 17 £21,500 -4.44%
City of London +50 16 £35,000 +4.47%
West Sussex +10 15 £42,500 +63.46% 1
Yorkshire +44 14 £32,000 - 2
Bristol - 11 £28,000 -
Milton Keynes - 11 £23,500 -
Berkshire +7 10 £27,250 +13.54% 1
West Yorkshire - 10 £32,000 -
Leeds - 9 £32,000 -
Crawley +3 8 £45,000 +80.00%
Surrey +22 7 £26,583 -1.54% 2
High Wycombe +6 6 £21,500 -18.86%
Oxford -6 6 £25,000 -16.02%
Oxfordshire -10 6 £25,000 -3.84%
Bromley - 6 £27,000 -
Haywards Heath - 6 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £27,000 - 1
Thatcham - 5 £31,000 -
North West +10 4 £27,500 +37.50%
West Midlands -10 4 £28,000 +16.66%
Hertfordshire +17 3 £20,500 -26.78%
East of England +3 3 £20,500 -26.78%
Manchester -1 3 £33,000 +65.00%
Maidenhead -6 3 £27,500 -

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 357 (87.50%) Windows
2 255 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 202 (49.51%) Microsoft
4 178 (43.63%) MS Office
5 177 (43.38%) Windows 7
6 127 (31.13%) Windows Server
7 116 (28.43%) Citrix
8 111 (27.21%) MS Excel
9 108 (26.47%) ITIL
10 102 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 92 (22.55%) Office 365
12 80 (19.61%) MS Exchange
13 67 (16.42%) SCCM
14 63 (15.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 55 (13.48%) Finance
16 53 (12.99%) VMware
17 48 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
18 45 (11.03%) Blackberry
19 42 (10.29%) Windows XP
20 38 (9.31%) TCP/IP
20 38 (9.31%) Android
21 37 (9.07%) MCP
21 37 (9.07%) Windows 8
22 36 (8.82%) LAN
22 36 (8.82%) DNS
22 36 (8.82%) SLA
22 36 (8.82%) Legal
23 35 (8.58%) HP
24 34 (8.33%) Cisco
24 34 (8.33%) XenApp

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 80 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 26 (6.37%) IIS
3 22 (5.39%) SharePoint
4 21 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (4.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.70%) Skype for Business
9 10 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.74%) Apache
10 3 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 178 (43.63%) MS Office
2 111 (27.21%) MS Excel
3 32 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.74%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.98%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 92 (22.55%) Office 365
2 10 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.96%) Dropbox
4 4 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (0.98%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.31%) TCP/IP
2 36 (8.82%) DNS
2 36 (8.82%) LAN
3 33 (8.09%) Firewall
4 32 (7.84%) WAN
5 29 (7.11%) DHCP
6 27 (6.62%) VoIP
7 16 (3.92%) VPN
8 10 (2.45%) NetScaler
9 9 (2.21%) Skype
10 8 (1.96%) Intranet
10 8 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (1.47%) 3G
11 6 (1.47%) Internet
11 6 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.98%) SAN
13 3 (0.74%) ADSL
13 3 (0.74%) NAS
13 3 (0.74%) VLAN
13 3 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.74%) MySQL
3 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.25%) MS Access
General
1 55 (13.48%) Finance
2 36 (8.82%) Legal
3 27 (6.62%) Law
4 16 (3.92%) Banking
5 15 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.94%) Publishing
7 11 (2.70%) Back Office
8 10 (2.45%) Online Betting
9 9 (2.21%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.21%) Retail
10 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.23%) Marketing
11 4 (0.98%) Advertising
11 4 (0.98%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.74%) Local Government
13 2 (0.49%) Games
13 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.98%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.49%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.25%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.03%) Blackberry
2 28 (6.86%) Smartphone
3 21 (5.15%) Driving Licence
4 20 (4.90%) Clustering
5 14 (3.43%) iPad
5 14 (3.43%) iPhone
6 12 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.96%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.96%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.72%) Replication
9 7 (1.72%) Statistics
10 4 (0.98%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.98%) User Experience
11 2 (0.49%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.25%) Handset
12 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.25%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 357 (87.50%) Windows
2 177 (43.38%) Windows 7
3 127 (31.13%) Windows Server
4 102 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (15.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (10.29%) Windows XP
7 38 (9.31%) Android
8 37 (9.07%) Windows 8
9 34 (8.33%) Windows 10
10 22 (5.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (4.17%) Linux
12 11 (2.70%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.23%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.98%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.98%) Unix
14 4 (0.98%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.25%) CentOS
15 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (26.47%) ITIL
2 20 (4.90%) Virtual Environments
3 16 (3.92%) Service Delivery
4 13 (3.19%) ITIL V3
4 13 (3.19%) Service Management
5 12 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 11 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (2.45%) Incident Management
7 10 (2.45%) Strategic Planning
8 9 (2.21%) Application Packaging
8 9 (2.21%) Data Protection
8 9 (2.21%) Problem Management
9 8 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (1.72%) Document Management
10 7 (1.72%) Investment Management
10 7 (1.72%) Mentoring
10 7 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (1.47%) CRM
11 6 (1.47%) Project Management
11 6 (1.47%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.37%) PowerShell
2 22 (5.39%) VBScript
3 10 (2.45%) SQL
4 4 (0.98%) VBA
5 3 (0.74%) C
6 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (9.07%) MCP
3 27 (6.62%) MCSE
4 25 (6.13%) MCDST
5 22 (5.39%) Degree
6 10 (2.45%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.45%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.21%) MCSA
8 8 (1.96%) CCNA
9 7 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (1.47%) HND
11 3 (0.74%) MOS
12 1 (0.25%) CCDA
12 1 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.82%) SLA
2 6 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 255 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 34 (8.33%) XenApp
3 31 (7.60%) Hyper-V
4 28 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (5.64%) XenDesktop
6 18 (4.41%) Terminal Services
7 11 (2.70%) vSphere
8 10 (2.45%) XenServer
9 9 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 67 (16.42%) SCCM
2 20 (4.90%) WSUS
3 10 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.72%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.98%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.74%) DameWare
8 2 (0.49%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.25%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 202 (49.51%) Microsoft
2 116 (28.43%) Citrix
3 53 (12.99%) VMware
4 35 (8.58%) HP
5 34 (8.33%) Cisco
6 23 (5.64%) Dell
7 19 (4.66%) Apple
8 17 (4.17%) Symantec
9 16 (3.92%) Bloomberg
10 13 (3.19%) iManage
11 11 (2.70%) IBM
11 11 (2.70%) Intel Security
12 10 (2.45%) Mitel
13 8 (1.96%) Altiris
14 7 (1.72%) Avaya
15 6 (1.47%) Sophos
16 5 (1.23%) Reuters
17 4 (0.98%) FactSet
17 4 (0.98%) Polycom
18 3 (0.74%) Rackspace
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