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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 650 674 737
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 246 234 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 203 214 141
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £24,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 March 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 March 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 +21 244 £30,000 +6.19% 20
London +48 172 £32,500 +4.83% 7
City of London +53 78 £47,500 +35.71% 3
South East +8 25 £24,000 -12.72% 4
East of England +17 15 £27,240 +6.82% 1
South West -7 13 £18,000 -22.49% 4
North West +9 8 £20,000 -16.66% 3
Manchester +3 8 £20,000 -
West Midlands -16 8 £21,500 -10.41%
Suffolk - 7 - -
Ipswich - 7 - -
Wiltshire +8 6 £21,500 -13.13% 2
West Sussex +4 6 £24,000 -12.72%
Hampshire -2 6 £25,000 -19.35% 3
Hertfordshire -3 6 £27,240 +6.82%
Swindon -5 6 £21,500 -13.13% 1
Crawley -9 6 £24,000 -12.72%
Dorset - 6 £18,000 -
Stockport - 5 £20,000 -
Kent +20 4 £28,500 +50.00%
Birmingham -7 4 £19,000 -20.83%
Surrey -7 4 £22,500 -18.18%
Basingstoke - 4 £25,000 - 1
Woking - 4 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire +9 3 £17,750 -22.82%
Wareham - 3 - -
Bicester - 3 £17,750 -
Poole - 3 £18,000 -
Northamptonshire +5 2 £29,000 +52.63%
East Midlands +4 2 £29,000 +28.17%

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 348 (80.56%) Windows
2 284 (65.74%) Active Directory
3 257 (59.49%) Microsoft
4 250 (57.87%) Windows 7
5 195 (45.14%) MS Office
6 175 (40.51%) ITIL
7 148 (34.26%) Finance
8 143 (33.10%) Blackberry
9 111 (25.69%) MS Excel
10 105 (24.31%) MCP
11 102 (23.61%) Windows XP
12 99 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 82 (18.98%) MS Exchange
14 76 (17.59%) MCSE
15 73 (16.90%) Citrix
16 71 (16.44%) TCP/IP
17 69 (15.97%) Banking
18 64 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 60 (13.89%) Service Management
19 60 (13.89%) Investment Banking
20 58 (13.43%) ServiceNow
21 57 (13.19%) Windows 8
22 56 (12.96%) VPN
23 55 (12.73%) Service Delivery
24 54 (12.50%) Financial Institution
24 54 (12.50%) Front Office
24 54 (12.50%) Business Continuity
24 54 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
25 51 (11.81%) DHCP
26 49 (11.34%) Business Continuity Management

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 82 (18.98%) MS Exchange
2 64 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 36 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (2.08%) IBM Notes
9 7 (1.62%) WorkSite
10 6 (1.39%) Lync
11 5 (1.16%) IIS
12 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.23%) Drupal
12 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.23%) WordPress
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 195 (45.14%) MS Office
2 111 (25.69%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.55%) Office 365
2 7 (1.62%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 71 (16.44%) TCP/IP
2 56 (12.96%) VPN
3 51 (11.81%) DHCP
4 46 (10.65%) DNS
5 43 (9.95%) LAN
6 39 (9.03%) WAN
7 19 (4.40%) Network Security
8 18 (4.17%) IP Telephony
9 15 (3.47%) Firewall
10 14 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (3.01%) Wireless
11 13 (3.01%) VoIP
12 11 (2.55%) ADSL
13 6 (1.39%) Broadband
13 6 (1.39%) Internet
14 5 (1.16%) Ethernet
15 4 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
16 3 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
16 3 (0.69%) SSL
17 2 (0.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Ant
General
1 148 (34.26%) Finance
2 69 (15.97%) Banking
3 60 (13.89%) Investment Banking
4 54 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 54 (12.50%) Front Office
5 32 (7.41%) Law
6 28 (6.48%) Legal
7 12 (2.78%) Retail
8 11 (2.55%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.85%) Back Office
10 5 (1.16%) Advertising
11 2 (0.46%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Marketing
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.31%) .NET
2 7 (1.62%) ASP.NET
2 7 (1.62%) HTML
3 6 (1.39%) LINQ
4 4 (0.93%) jQuery
4 4 (0.93%) Classic ASP
4 4 (0.93%) COM
4 4 (0.93%) CSS
4 4 (0.93%) XML
4 4 (0.93%) Ajax
5 2 (0.46%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 143 (33.10%) Blackberry
2 19 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
3 18 (4.17%) iPhone
4 13 (3.01%) iPad
5 12 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 12 (2.78%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.31%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.16%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.93%) SecurID
10 4 (0.93%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.93%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.69%) iSeries
11 3 (0.69%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.46%) Replication
12 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.46%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 348 (80.56%) Windows
2 250 (57.87%) Windows 7
3 102 (23.61%) Windows XP
4 57 (13.19%) Windows 8
5 54 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (5.56%) Android
8 19 (4.40%) Windows Vista
9 16 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (2.31%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.62%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.39%) Linux
13 4 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.69%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (40.51%) ITIL
2 60 (13.89%) Service Management
3 55 (12.73%) Service Delivery
4 54 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 49 (11.34%) Business Continuity Management
6 22 (5.09%) Document Management
7 11 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (2.55%) Investment Management
7 11 (2.55%) Software Delivery
8 10 (2.31%) CRM
9 9 (2.08%) Asset Management
9 9 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (1.85%) Incident Management
11 7 (1.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (1.39%) Time Management
12 6 (1.39%) ITIL V3
12 6 (1.39%) Fund Management
13 5 (1.16%) Web Development
13 5 (1.16%) Information Security
13 5 (1.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.71%) SQL
2 7 (1.62%) C#
3 6 (1.39%) VB
4 4 (0.93%) Java
4 4 (0.93%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.93%) Perl
4 4 (0.93%) C
5 3 (0.69%) VBA
6 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (24.31%) MCP
2 99 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (17.59%) MCSE
4 39 (9.03%) Degree
5 20 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (3.01%) MCDST
7 11 (2.55%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.55%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.08%) MCITP
9 6 (1.39%) MCSA
10 5 (1.16%) CCNA
10 5 (1.16%) MOS
10 5 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.69%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.46%) CCAA
12 2 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.23%) MCTS
13 1 (0.23%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 284 (65.74%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.24%) XenApp
4 10 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.16%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.46%) vSphere
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (10.88%) SCCM
2 8 (1.85%) WSUS
2 8 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.46%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.46%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.23%) DameWare
5 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.23%) Kibana
5 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 257 (59.49%) Microsoft
2 73 (16.90%) Citrix
3 58 (13.43%) ServiceNow
4 48 (11.11%) VMware
5 42 (9.72%) Apple
6 26 (6.02%) Bloomberg
7 23 (5.32%) HP
8 21 (4.86%) Reuters
9 15 (3.47%) Cisco
10 14 (3.24%) Avaya
11 11 (2.55%) Remedy
12 10 (2.31%) McAfee
12 10 (2.31%) Oracle
12 10 (2.31%) SonicWALL
13 9 (2.08%) Fidessa
13 9 (2.08%) Lotus
14 8 (1.85%) Symantec
14 8 (1.85%) CA
14 8 (1.85%) Interwoven
14 8 (1.85%) Dell
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