The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Analyst was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Desktop Support Analyst
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 241 288
Rank change year-on-year +18 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 12 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 22
Median salary £33,750 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £26,597 £25,000
% change year-on-year +5.27% +6.38%  

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 4963 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 96.24% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 5576 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
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 Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Analyst in the City of London

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in the City of London.

Salary trend for Desktop Support Analyst in the City of London

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support Analyst in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 10 (52.63%) Windows 10
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
4 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 9 (47.37%) SCCM
5 7 (36.84%) Banking
5 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco
5 7 (36.84%) Blackberry
6 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
8 4 (21.05%) VPN
8 4 (21.05%) SAN
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (21.05%) Network Security
8 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
8 4 (21.05%) VLAN
8 4 (21.05%) Equities
8 4 (21.05%) FortiGate
8 4 (21.05%) Hedge funds

Desktop Support 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 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) 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%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Law
5 1 (5.26%) International Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Blackberry
2 4 (21.05%) Equities
2 4 (21.05%) Hedge funds
2 4 (21.05%) iPhone
3 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
4 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 10 (52.63%) Windows 10
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) Android
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
2 4 (21.05%) Contract Management
3 2 (10.53%) Software License Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) Samsung
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