The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Analyst was £29,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 735 669
Rank change year-on-year -16 -66  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 100 211 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 93 176 244
Median salary £29,750 £28,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.38% -0.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +8.33%  

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 77885 93970 100212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.32% 96.37% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 65226 79721 82499
Median salary £46,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.06% +4.44%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Analyst in England

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Analyst in England

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst in England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support Analyst in England

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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 +44 71 £30,000 - 5
South East +7 14 £27,500 -1.78% 1
South West +18 5 £29,000 +11.33% 2
West Midlands +23 3 £28,500 +44.30%
Yorkshire +17 3 £17,500 -28.93%
East Midlands +9 3 £28,500 +26.66% 1
East of England +16 1 £22,500 -11.76%
Desktop Support Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 England region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 181 (82.65%) Windows
2 153 (69.86%) Microsoft
3 115 (52.51%) Active Directory
3 115 (52.51%) Microsoft Office
4 99 (45.21%) Windows 7
5 87 (39.73%) Windows 10
6 51 (23.29%) Windows Server
7 50 (22.83%) ITIL
8 49 (22.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (21.00%) Citrix
10 45 (20.55%) Finance
10 45 (20.55%) Office 365
11 44 (20.09%) MS Exchange
12 42 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 42 (19.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 40 (18.26%) Apple
14 35 (15.98%) SCCM
15 34 (15.53%) VMware
16 31 (14.16%) TCP/IP
17 29 (13.24%) Legal
17 29 (13.24%) Windows 8
18 28 (12.79%) Smartphone
18 28 (12.79%) Android
19 27 (12.33%) MCSE
20 25 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
20 25 (11.42%) MCP
20 25 (11.42%) Mac OS X
21 24 (10.96%) Law
21 24 (10.96%) Service Management
22 23 (10.50%) DHCP

Desktop Support 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 44 (20.09%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.28%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.91%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 115 (52.51%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 45 (20.55%) Office 365
2 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.28%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.46%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.16%) TCP/IP
2 23 (10.50%) DHCP
3 20 (9.13%) DNS
4 18 (8.22%) VPN
5 17 (7.76%) LAN
6 15 (6.85%) Firewall
6 15 (6.85%) VoIP
6 15 (6.85%) WAN
7 10 (4.57%) Wireless
8 8 (3.65%) PBX
8 8 (3.65%) SAN
8 8 (3.65%) VLAN
9 7 (3.20%) Network Security
10 5 (2.28%) Internet
11 3 (1.37%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.37%) Intranet
11 3 (1.37%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.37%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.37%) MSI
2 2 (0.91%) JIRA
3 1 (0.46%) FrontPage
General
1 45 (20.55%) Finance
2 29 (13.24%) Legal
3 24 (10.96%) Law
4 11 (5.02%) Banking
5 7 (3.20%) Advertising
6 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.37%) Automotive
8 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.91%) Retail
9 1 (0.46%) International Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.37%) XMPP
2 2 (0.91%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) COM
3 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.79%) Smartphone
2 15 (6.85%) BYOD
2 15 (6.85%) iPad
2 15 (6.85%) Video Conferencing
3 14 (6.39%) Blackberry
4 13 (5.94%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.48%) iPhone
6 9 (4.11%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.28%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.28%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.28%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.83%) Biotechnology
9 4 (1.83%) Equities
10 3 (1.37%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.37%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (1.37%) User Experience
11 2 (0.91%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.91%) Derivative
11 2 (0.91%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 181 (82.65%) Windows
2 99 (45.21%) Windows 7
3 87 (39.73%) Windows 10
4 51 (23.29%) Windows Server
5 49 (22.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (19.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (13.24%) Windows 8
8 28 (12.79%) Android
9 25 (11.42%) Mac OS X
10 22 (10.05%) Windows XP
11 10 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.74%) Linux
13 5 (2.28%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.28%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.37%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.46%) Unix
16 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.83%) ITIL
2 24 (10.96%) Service Management
3 17 (7.76%) Asset Management
4 13 (5.94%) Incident Management
5 12 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (5.48%) Service Delivery
6 11 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (4.57%) Project Management
8 8 (3.65%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.20%) Analytics
9 7 (3.20%) CRM
9 7 (3.20%) Investment Management
9 7 (3.20%) Trend Analysis
10 5 (2.28%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.83%) Application Packaging
11 4 (1.83%) B2B
11 4 (1.83%) Document Management
11 4 (1.83%) Software Testing
11 4 (1.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.57%) SQL
2 7 (3.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (12.33%) MCSE
3 25 (11.42%) MCP
4 12 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.65%) Degree
6 5 (2.28%) IBM Certification
6 5 (2.28%) MCDST
7 4 (1.83%) MCSA
7 4 (1.83%) MOS
8 3 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.37%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.91%) CCNA
9 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.46%) MCITP
10 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.46%) VCP5
10 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.65%) SLA
2 3 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 115 (52.51%) Active Directory
2 25 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.13%) XenApp
4 14 (6.39%) XenDesktop
5 13 (5.94%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.74%) vSphere
7 4 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.37%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.46%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (15.98%) SCCM
2 9 (4.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (3.65%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.28%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.83%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.37%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.91%) SCOM
8 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 153 (69.86%) Microsoft
2 46 (21.00%) Citrix
3 40 (18.26%) Apple
4 34 (15.53%) VMware
5 18 (8.22%) HP
6 17 (7.76%) Cisco
7 12 (5.48%) Avaya
8 11 (5.02%) Bloomberg
9 10 (4.57%) Mitel
9 10 (4.57%) Reuters
9 10 (4.57%) Sophos
10 9 (4.11%) Symantec
11 6 (2.74%) Canon
12 5 (2.28%) FactSet
12 5 (2.28%) IBM
12 5 (2.28%) Polycom
13 4 (1.83%) iManage
13 4 (1.83%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.83%) Veeam
14 3 (1.37%) ServiceNow
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