The median annual salary for a Desktop Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Analyst
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 260 248
Rank change year-on-year +37 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 11 19 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.27% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.28% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 70
Median salary £30,000 £36,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.24% -23.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £26,583 £23,000
% change year-on-year -4.07% +15.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5046 6859 10232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.70% 95.78% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4601 6168 8696
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Desktop Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Desktop Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Analyst in the City of London

Desktop Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst in the City of London.

Salary trend for Desktop Analyst in the City of London

Desktop Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Analyst in the City of London

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, Desktop 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 across the City of London region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) ITIL
6 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
6 7 (36.84%) Windows 10
7 6 (31.58%) Law
8 5 (26.32%) Legal
8 5 (26.32%) SCCM
8 5 (26.32%) Degree
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (21.05%) Contract Management
9 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (21.05%) Hedge funds
9 4 (21.05%) FortiGate
9 4 (21.05%) Firewall
9 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
9 4 (21.05%) SAN
9 4 (21.05%) Citrix
9 4 (21.05%) VPN
9 4 (21.05%) Network Security
9 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
9 4 (21.05%) VLAN

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) Network Security
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
1 4 (21.05%) VLAN
1 4 (21.05%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) FrontPage
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Law
3 5 (26.32%) Legal
4 4 (21.05%) Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) International Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
1 4 (21.05%) Equities
1 4 (21.05%) Hedge funds
2 3 (15.79%) iPhone
2 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
3 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 7 (36.84%) Windows 10
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
2 4 (21.05%) Contract Management
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) MOS
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.26%) Interwoven
4 1 (5.26%) Samsung