Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Analyst was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 681 682 631
Rank change year-on-year +1 -51 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 151 175 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 143 154 244
London median annual salary £31,500 £30,125 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.56% -10.07% +5.51%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,150 £22,988
90th Percentile £44,150 £43,750 £43,750
England median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% -8.33% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71292 72640 85005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56125 62795 72151
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,175 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Desktop Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Analyst in London

Desktop Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Desktop Analyst in London

Desktop Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Analyst in London

Desktop Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 21 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
Central London +19 48 £35,000 +6.06% 1
West London +13 8 £33,250 +19.82% 1
South London -3 5 £28,000 +3.70% 1
North London 0 1 £27,500 +19.57%
East London -6 1 £45,000 +80.00%
Desktop Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 125 (82.78%) Windows
2 90 (59.60%) Microsoft
3 89 (58.94%) Active Directory
4 76 (50.33%) Windows 7
5 65 (43.05%) Microsoft Office
5 65 (43.05%) Windows 10
6 48 (31.79%) Office 365
7 47 (31.13%) ITIL
8 45 (29.80%) Finance
9 33 (21.85%) Citrix
9 33 (21.85%) Windows Server
10 31 (20.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (18.54%) VMware
11 28 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (17.88%) Windows 8
12 27 (17.88%) Banking
13 26 (17.22%) MS Exchange
14 24 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (15.23%) SCCM
16 22 (14.57%) Mac OS X
16 22 (14.57%) Apple
17 20 (13.25%) Degree
18 18 (11.92%) MCSE
19 16 (10.60%) Blackberry
20 15 (9.93%) Law
20 15 (9.93%) Cisco
20 15 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2010
20 15 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2013
20 15 (9.93%) Android
21 14 (9.27%) Legal

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 26 (17.22%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 65 (43.05%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.32%) Revit
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.66%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 48 (31.79%) Office 365
2 3 (1.99%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.61%) TCP/IP
2 12 (7.95%) DHCP
3 11 (7.28%) DNS
4 10 (6.62%) LAN
5 9 (5.96%) Firewall
5 9 (5.96%) WAN
6 7 (4.64%) Wireless
7 6 (3.97%) Internet
7 6 (3.97%) VoIP
7 6 (3.97%) VPN
8 3 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.32%) FTP
9 2 (1.32%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.32%) PBX
9 2 (1.32%) VLAN
10 1 (0.66%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.66%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) FrontPage
General
1 45 (29.80%) Finance
2 27 (17.88%) Banking
3 15 (9.93%) Law
4 14 (9.27%) Legal
5 12 (7.95%) International Banking
6 7 (4.64%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.31%) Italian Language
8 4 (2.65%) Back Office
9 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.32%) Publishing
9 2 (1.32%) Retail
9 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.66%) Front Office
10 1 (0.66%) German Language
10 1 (0.66%) Marketing
10 1 (0.66%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) HTML
2 1 (0.66%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.60%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.95%) Smartphone
3 10 (6.62%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.64%) iPhone
5 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.31%) iPad
6 4 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.99%) CCTV
8 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.66%) BYOD
9 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.66%) IVR
9 1 (0.66%) NHS
9 1 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 125 (82.78%) Windows
2 76 (50.33%) Windows 7
3 65 (43.05%) Windows 10
4 33 (21.85%) Windows Server
5 28 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (17.88%) Windows 8
7 22 (14.57%) Mac OS X
8 15 (9.93%) Android
9 13 (8.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (5.30%) Mac OS
11 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (3.31%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.99%) Linux
14 1 (0.66%) Debian
14 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.66%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.13%) ITIL
2 11 (7.28%) Asset Management
2 11 (7.28%) Investment Management
3 10 (6.62%) ITIL V3
4 9 (5.96%) Incident Management
4 9 (5.96%) Service Delivery
5 7 (4.64%) Service Management
6 5 (3.31%) E-Commerce
6 5 (3.31%) Time Management
7 4 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.65%) Change Management
7 4 (2.65%) Wealth Management
8 3 (1.99%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (1.99%) DevOps
8 3 (1.99%) Document Management
8 3 (1.99%) Fund Management
8 3 (1.99%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (1.99%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (1.99%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (1.99%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.28%) SQL
2 7 (4.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.32%) C
4 1 (0.66%) Java
4 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (20.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (13.25%) Degree
3 18 (11.92%) MCSE
4 5 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.65%) CCNA
5 4 (2.65%) MCP
6 3 (1.99%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.99%) MCDST
6 3 (1.99%) MCSA
7 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 89 (58.94%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.31%) XenApp
4 4 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.65%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (2.65%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.99%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.99%) vSphere
6 2 (1.32%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (15.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.66%) SafeCom
2 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (59.60%) Microsoft
2 33 (21.85%) Citrix
3 28 (18.54%) VMware
4 22 (14.57%) Apple
5 15 (9.93%) Cisco
6 12 (7.95%) Reuters
7 7 (4.64%) Bloomberg
7 7 (4.64%) FactSet
7 7 (4.64%) iManage
8 6 (3.97%) Adobe
8 6 (3.97%) Sophos
9 5 (3.31%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.99%) Dell
10 3 (1.99%) HP
10 3 (1.99%) MobileIron
10 3 (1.99%) Tandberg
11 2 (1.32%) Avaya
11 2 (1.32%) Interwoven
11 2 (1.32%) Mitel
11 2 (1.32%) Peregrine