The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 245 237
Rank change year-on-year +21 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 8 24 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.34% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.35% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 76
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £31,200 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00%  

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 4912 6830 9955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.81% 95.66% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4511 6105 8479
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 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (50.00%) MS Office
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Law
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (33.33%) Legal
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
7 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
7 4 (22.22%) Banking
7 4 (22.22%) MOS
8 3 (16.67%) Smartphone
8 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 3 (16.67%) iPhone
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (11.11%) MCP
9 2 (11.11%) XML
9 2 (11.11%) HTML
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.11%) Cisco
9 2 (11.11%) Interwoven
9 2 (11.11%) SCCM

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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VLAN
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) FrontPage
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Law
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Legal
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Multimedia
5 1 (5.56%) International Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 3 (16.67%) iPhone
2 3 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.56%) Equities
4 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Coaching
3 1 (5.56%) Contract Management
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.56%) IT Strategy
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MOS
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Interwoven
4 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.56%) Reuters
4 1 (5.56%) Samsung
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
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