The median annual salary for a Desktop Analyst was £29,250 in advertised job vacancies in England 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 Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 727 719 615
Rank change year-on-year -8 -104  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 115 230 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 105 200 291
Median salary £29,250 £29,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.86% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £23,750
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Desktop Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 77 £31,000 -3.12% 6
South East -9 18 £26,500 -3.63% 1
South West +34 6 £29,500 -21.33%
Yorkshire +30 4 £17,500 -27.08% 1
West Midlands +39 3 £28,500 +26.66%
East Midlands +5 3 £28,500 +18.75%
North West -21 3 £21,000 -10.63%
East of England +11 1 £22,500 -14.28%
Desktop Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 246 (86.93%) Windows
2 189 (66.78%) Microsoft
3 157 (55.48%) Active Directory
4 143 (50.53%) Windows 7
5 130 (45.94%) MS Office
6 102 (36.04%) Windows 10
7 84 (29.68%) MS Excel
8 70 (24.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 69 (24.38%) ITIL
10 68 (24.03%) Windows Server
11 62 (21.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 61 (21.55%) Citrix
13 58 (20.49%) Office 365
14 57 (20.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 52 (18.37%) SCCM
16 51 (18.02%) MS Exchange
16 51 (18.02%) Finance
17 47 (16.61%) TCP/IP
18 46 (16.25%) Law
19 45 (15.90%) Apple
19 45 (15.90%) Windows 8
20 39 (13.78%) MCSE
21 38 (13.43%) VMware
22 36 (12.72%) MCP
23 34 (12.01%) Legal
24 32 (11.31%) Mac OS X
25 30 (10.60%) DHCP
26 29 (10.25%) AppSense
26 29 (10.25%) Android
26 29 (10.25%) Application Packaging

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 51 (18.02%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.47%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.12%) IBM Domino
8 3 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.71%) IIS
10 1 (0.35%) Apache
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 130 (45.94%) MS Office
2 84 (29.68%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.71%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 58 (20.49%) Office 365
2 5 (1.77%) Dropbox
2 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.71%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.35%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.61%) TCP/IP
2 30 (10.60%) DHCP
3 28 (9.89%) DNS
4 21 (7.42%) LAN
5 17 (6.01%) VPN
6 16 (5.65%) WAN
7 14 (4.95%) Firewall
7 14 (4.95%) Wireless
8 13 (4.59%) VoIP
9 7 (2.47%) Internet
10 6 (2.12%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (2.12%) WLAN
11 5 (1.77%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.77%) PBX
11 5 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.41%) ADSL
12 4 (1.41%) SAN
12 4 (1.41%) VLAN
13 3 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (9.19%) MSI
2 2 (0.71%) FrontPage
2 2 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 51 (18.02%) Finance
2 46 (16.25%) Law
3 34 (12.01%) Legal
4 9 (3.18%) Banking
5 7 (2.47%) Advertising
6 4 (1.41%) Publishing
7 3 (1.06%) Automotive
7 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.06%) Retail
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) International Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.06%) HTML
2 2 (0.71%) XML
2 2 (0.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.89%) Smartphone
2 16 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.95%) iPad
5 13 (4.59%) Blackberry
5 13 (4.59%) BYOD
5 13 (4.59%) iPhone
5 13 (4.59%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (3.89%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.47%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.47%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.12%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.12%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.77%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.77%) User Experience
10 4 (1.41%) Biotechnology
11 3 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.71%) Derivative
12 2 (0.71%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 246 (86.93%) Windows
2 143 (50.53%) Windows 7
3 102 (36.04%) Windows 10
4 70 (24.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (24.03%) Windows Server
6 57 (20.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (15.90%) Windows 8
8 32 (11.31%) Mac OS X
9 29 (10.25%) Android
10 27 (9.54%) Windows XP
11 18 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (4.95%) Linux
13 8 (2.83%) Apple iOS
14 6 (2.12%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.41%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.41%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.71%) Unix
16 2 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.38%) ITIL
2 29 (10.25%) Application Packaging
3 27 (9.54%) Service Management
4 18 (6.36%) Functional Testing
5 16 (5.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (5.30%) Asset Management
6 15 (5.30%) Configuration Management
6 15 (5.30%) Personalization
7 14 (4.95%) Incident Management
8 13 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (4.59%) Server Building
9 12 (4.24%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.89%) CRM
10 11 (3.89%) ITIL V3
11 10 (3.53%) Problem Management
12 8 (2.83%) Analytics
12 8 (2.83%) B2B
13 7 (2.47%) Trend Analysis
14 6 (2.12%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.65%) SQL
2 10 (3.53%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.06%) C
4 2 (0.71%) Python
4 2 (0.71%) R
4 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (21.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (13.78%) MCSE
3 36 (12.72%) MCP
4 18 (6.36%) MCSA
5 10 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (3.53%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.18%) Degree
7 8 (2.83%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.12%) IBM Certification
8 6 (2.12%) MCITP
9 5 (1.77%) CCNA
9 5 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.77%) MCDST
10 4 (1.41%) MOS
11 3 (1.06%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.06%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.71%) CCAA
12 2 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.36%) QA
2 12 (4.24%) SLA
3 5 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 157 (55.48%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 23 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (7.42%) XenApp
5 11 (3.89%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.89%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.12%) vSphere
7 4 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.06%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 52 (18.37%) SCCM
2 9 (3.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.77%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.77%) ZENworks
5 4 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.41%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.71%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.71%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.71%) SCOM
7 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.35%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 189 (66.78%) Microsoft
2 61 (21.55%) Citrix
3 45 (15.90%) Apple
4 38 (13.43%) VMware
5 29 (10.25%) AppSense
6 21 (7.42%) Cisco
7 20 (7.07%) HP
8 12 (4.24%) Avaya
8 12 (4.24%) iManage
9 9 (3.18%) Symantec
10 8 (2.83%) Bloomberg
10 8 (2.83%) Mitel
10 8 (2.83%) Sophos
11 7 (2.47%) Intel Security
12 6 (2.12%) IBM
12 6 (2.12%) Reuters
13 5 (1.77%) Polycom
13 5 (1.77%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.41%) FactSet
14 4 (1.41%) Veeam
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