Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Analyst was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Desktop Support Analyst
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 114 138
Rank change year-on-year +14 +24 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 8 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.62% 0.68% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.69% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 11
Kent median annual salary £32,000 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.00% +11.11% -18.18%
South East median annual salary £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +2.04% +2.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1,258 1,587 2,095
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.13% 97.84% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,071 1,332 1,894
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Kent

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Kent

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Sittingbourne - 3 £22,500 -
Dover - 1 - - 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £22,500 -
Desktop Support Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Kent region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Office 365
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Sophos
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) Software Deployment
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
4 5 (62.50%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (50.00%) NAS
5 4 (50.00%) Android
5 4 (50.00%) iPhone
5 4 (50.00%) FirePass
5 4 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) Retail
5 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco
6 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 3 (37.50%) LAN
6 3 (37.50%) SLA
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Remote Desktop
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) FirePass
2 4 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Intranet
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (12.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
5 4 (50.00%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Deployment
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (25.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (25.00%) Expense Management
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) MCDST
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Sophos
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) Concur
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (12.50%) Mitel
5 1 (12.50%) VMware