The median annual salary for a Desktop Analyst was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Analyst
England / London
Rank 499 540 432
Rank change year-on-year +41 -108  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 77 113 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.27% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.28% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70 94 208
Median salary £31,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.12% -1.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,850 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £23,750
% change year-on-year -3.84% +9.47%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32041 40328 41125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27099 34777 34560
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 London

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

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 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
City of London +34 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 154 (91.67%) Windows
2 114 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 97 (57.74%) Active Directory
3 97 (57.74%) Windows 7
4 85 (50.60%) MS Office
5 79 (47.02%) Windows 10
6 53 (31.55%) MS Excel
7 50 (29.76%) Citrix
8 46 (27.38%) Law
9 40 (23.81%) ITIL
9 40 (23.81%) SCCM
10 39 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (22.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 36 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (19.64%) Legal
14 30 (17.86%) TCP/IP
14 30 (17.86%) Android
15 29 (17.26%) Office 365
15 29 (17.26%) Smartphone
15 29 (17.26%) Apple
16 28 (16.67%) Finance
16 28 (16.67%) Application Packaging
17 26 (15.48%) Windows 8
17 26 (15.48%) Microsoft App-V
17 26 (15.48%) AppSense
17 26 (15.48%) MSI
17 26 (15.48%) MS Exchange
17 26 (15.48%) Windows Server
18 25 (14.88%) Mac OS X
19 24 (14.29%) MCSE

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (15.48%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.17%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 85 (50.60%) MS Office
2 53 (31.55%) MS Excel
3 11 (6.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.26%) Office 365
2 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.19%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.60%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 22 (13.10%) DHCP
3 17 (10.12%) DNS
4 14 (8.33%) LAN
4 14 (8.33%) Wireless
5 11 (6.55%) VoIP
5 11 (6.55%) VPN
5 11 (6.55%) WAN
6 7 (4.17%) Firewall
7 6 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (2.98%) ADSL
8 5 (2.98%) Internet
8 5 (2.98%) PBX
8 5 (2.98%) WLAN
9 3 (1.79%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.79%) Intranet
9 3 (1.79%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.79%) SAN
9 3 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (15.48%) MSI
2 2 (1.19%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 46 (27.38%) Law
2 33 (19.64%) Legal
3 28 (16.67%) Finance
4 9 (5.36%) Banking
5 5 (2.98%) Publishing
6 4 (2.38%) Advertising
7 3 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.19%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.60%) International Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.79%) HTML
2 2 (1.19%) XML
2 2 (1.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.26%) Smartphone
2 13 (7.74%) BYOD
2 13 (7.74%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 12 (7.14%) Hedge funds
3 12 (7.14%) iPad
4 11 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.55%) iPhone
5 5 (2.98%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.38%) User Experience
7 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.79%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.19%) Derivative
8 2 (1.19%) Fintech
8 2 (1.19%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.19%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.60%) Equities
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 154 (91.67%) Windows
2 97 (57.74%) Windows 7
3 79 (47.02%) Windows 10
4 39 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (17.86%) Android
7 26 (15.48%) Windows 8
7 26 (15.48%) Windows Server
8 25 (14.88%) Mac OS X
9 15 (8.93%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.57%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.98%) Linux
11 5 (2.98%) Windows Phone
12 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.79%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.60%) Unix
14 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.81%) ITIL
2 28 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 24 (14.29%) Service Management
4 18 (10.71%) Functional Testing
5 15 (8.93%) Configuration Management
5 15 (8.93%) Personalization
6 13 (7.74%) Server Building
7 10 (5.95%) CRM
8 9 (5.36%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.17%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.17%) ITIL V3
10 7 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
11 6 (3.57%) Asset Management
11 6 (3.57%) Investment Management
11 6 (3.57%) Project Management
12 5 (2.98%) Identity Management
12 5 (2.98%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.98%) Problem Management
12 5 (2.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.74%) SQL
2 9 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (22.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (14.29%) MCSE
3 16 (9.52%) MCSA
4 15 (8.93%) MCP
5 5 (2.98%) Degree
5 5 (2.98%) MCDST
6 4 (2.38%) MOS
7 3 (1.79%) CCNA
7 3 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.19%) MCITP
9 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.60%) CISSP
9 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.60%) PMP
9 1 (0.60%) VCP5
9 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.71%) QA
2 6 (3.57%) SLA
3 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 97 (57.74%) Active Directory
2 26 (15.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (8.33%) XenApp
4 8 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.98%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.19%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.19%) vSphere
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 40 (23.81%) SCCM
2 8 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.98%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.98%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.79%) ZENworks
5 2 (1.19%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.19%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 50 (29.76%) Citrix
3 29 (17.26%) Apple
4 26 (15.48%) AppSense
5 13 (7.74%) Cisco
6 12 (7.14%) iManage
6 12 (7.14%) VMware
7 8 (4.76%) Avaya
7 8 (4.76%) Bloomberg
7 8 (4.76%) HP
7 8 (4.76%) Symantec
8 7 (4.17%) Mitel
9 6 (3.57%) Intel Security
9 6 (3.57%) Reuters
10 5 (2.98%) Dell
10 5 (2.98%) Polycom
11 4 (2.38%) FactSet
11 4 (2.38%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.38%) Sun
12 3 (1.79%) Sophos
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