Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Analyst was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Desktop Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 878 823 826
Rank change year-on-year -55 +3 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 291 393 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 263 360 405
England median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% -8.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
UK median annual salary £28,000 £27,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +8.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Desktop Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Desktop Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Analyst in England

Desktop Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Desktop Analyst in England

Desktop Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Analyst in England

Desktop Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 146 £30,500 +1.67% 5
South East -28 50 £27,500 +10.00% 5
Midlands +31 28 £25,000 -7.41% 1
East of England +24 28 £27,500 +12.24% 1
South West -4 23 £23,000 +3.37% 2
West Midlands +28 22 £23,000 -17.12% 1
North of England -11 19 £27,500 -0.90% 1
Yorkshire +11 10 £27,500 -1.79% 1
North West -17 9 £25,000 -13.04%
East Midlands +26 6 £26,000 +7.94%
Desktop Analyst
UK

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 England region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 242 (83.16%) Windows
2 183 (62.89%) Microsoft
3 180 (61.86%) Active Directory
4 140 (48.11%) Microsoft Office
5 132 (45.36%) Windows 7
6 121 (41.58%) Office 365
7 113 (38.83%) Windows 10
8 96 (32.99%) Windows Server
8 96 (32.99%) ITIL
9 72 (24.74%) VMware
10 70 (24.05%) MS Exchange
10 70 (24.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 68 (23.37%) Citrix
12 64 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 61 (20.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 58 (19.93%) Windows 8
15 56 (19.24%) Finance
16 47 (16.15%) SCCM
17 38 (13.06%) Exchange Server 2010
18 37 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
18 37 (12.71%) Apple
19 36 (12.37%) TCP/IP
20 34 (11.68%) Mac OS X
21 33 (11.34%) Degree
22 31 (10.65%) Exchange Server 2013
23 30 (10.31%) DHCP
24 29 (9.97%) LAN
24 29 (9.97%) DNS
25 28 (9.62%) Banking
26 26 (8.93%) MCSE

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 70 (24.05%) MS Exchange
2 38 (13.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (10.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.09%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.69%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.69%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 140 (48.11%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.69%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.69%) Revit
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.34%) Eikon
1 1 (0.34%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 121 (41.58%) Office 365
2 20 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.72%) OneDrive
5 4 (1.37%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.34%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.37%) TCP/IP
2 30 (10.31%) DHCP
3 29 (9.97%) DNS
3 29 (9.97%) LAN
4 25 (8.59%) Firewall
5 20 (6.87%) WAN
6 16 (5.50%) VPN
7 15 (5.15%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (3.44%) VoIP
9 8 (2.75%) Wireless
10 7 (2.41%) Internet
10 7 (2.41%) Skype
11 5 (1.72%) FirePass
11 5 (1.72%) NAS
12 4 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.03%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.03%) VLAN
14 2 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (0.69%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.69%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.06%) InstallShield
1 6 (2.06%) MSI
2 2 (0.69%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
3 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 56 (19.24%) Finance
2 28 (9.62%) Banking
3 16 (5.50%) Law
3 16 (5.50%) Legal
4 12 (4.12%) International Banking
5 11 (3.78%) Retail
6 10 (3.44%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.75%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.72%) Back Office
8 5 (1.72%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.69%) Front Office
9 2 (0.69%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.69%) Publishing
9 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
10 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.69%) HTML
2 1 (0.34%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.25%) Smartphone
2 19 (6.53%) Blackberry
3 17 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.47%) Enterprise Storage
4 13 (4.47%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (4.12%) Driving Licence
6 11 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.78%) iPhone
7 10 (3.44%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.41%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.41%) Handset
9 6 (2.06%) iPad
10 4 (1.37%) CCTV
11 3 (1.03%) BYOD
11 3 (1.03%) User Experience
12 2 (0.69%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.34%) IVR
13 1 (0.34%) NHS
13 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 242 (83.16%) Windows
2 132 (45.36%) Windows 7
3 113 (38.83%) Windows 10
4 96 (32.99%) Windows Server
5 61 (20.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (19.93%) Windows 8
7 37 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (11.68%) Mac OS X
9 23 (7.90%) Android
10 15 (5.15%) Mac OS
11 10 (3.44%) Linux
11 10 (3.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (3.09%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.41%) Ubuntu
14 6 (2.06%) CentOS
14 6 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.34%) Debian
16 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (32.99%) ITIL
2 24 (8.25%) Problem Management
3 16 (5.50%) Service Delivery
4 13 (4.47%) Application Packaging
4 13 (4.47%) Process Improvement
5 12 (4.12%) Investment Management
6 11 (3.78%) Asset Management
6 11 (3.78%) Software Deployment
7 10 (3.44%) Service Management
8 9 (3.09%) Incident Management
8 9 (3.09%) ITIL V3
8 9 (3.09%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (2.75%) Information Security
10 7 (2.41%) Configuration Management
10 7 (2.41%) CRM
10 7 (2.41%) Line Management
11 6 (2.06%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.06%) Proactive Management
11 6 (2.06%) Security Patching
12 5 (1.72%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.15%) PowerShell
2 11 (3.78%) SQL
3 6 (2.06%) VBScript
4 3 (1.03%) C
4 3 (1.03%) VB
5 1 (0.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 70 (24.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (11.34%) Degree
3 26 (8.93%) MCSE
4 18 (6.19%) MCSA
5 14 (4.81%) MCP
6 10 (3.44%) MCDST
7 8 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.75%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.41%) CCNA
9 5 (1.72%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.37%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.37%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.69%) CISA
11 2 (0.69%) CISM
11 2 (0.69%) CISSP
11 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.69%) MCITP
11 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.69%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.25%) SLA
2 5 (1.72%) PMO
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 180 (61.86%) Active Directory
2 64 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.90%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.09%) Terminal Services
4 9 (3.09%) vSphere
5 7 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.72%) XenApp
8 4 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.37%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.69%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 47 (16.15%) SCCM
2 10 (3.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.06%) vCenter Server
4 5 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.69%) WSUS
6 1 (0.34%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 183 (62.89%) Microsoft
2 72 (24.74%) VMware
3 68 (23.37%) Citrix
4 37 (12.71%) Apple
5 20 (6.87%) Cisco
6 16 (5.50%) Dell
7 14 (4.81%) EqualLogic
8 13 (4.47%) NetApp
9 12 (4.12%) Reuters
9 12 (4.12%) Sophos
10 10 (3.44%) Symantec
11 7 (2.41%) Altiris
11 7 (2.41%) FactSet
11 7 (2.41%) iManage
12 6 (2.06%) Adobe
12 6 (2.06%) AppSense
12 6 (2.06%) Bloomberg
12 6 (2.06%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.72%) HP
13 5 (1.72%) ServiceNow