The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Analyst was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Analyst
England / London
Rank 508 536 445
Rank change year-on-year +28 -91  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 59 109 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.26% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.27% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 54 90 185
Median salary £29,500 £32,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.52% +0.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

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 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
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 Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Analyst in London

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Analyst in London

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support Analyst in London

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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 7 £35,000 - 1
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 126 (90.65%) Windows
2 84 (60.43%) Microsoft
3 82 (58.99%) MS Office
4 78 (56.12%) Active Directory
5 71 (51.08%) Windows 7
6 54 (38.85%) Windows 10
7 52 (37.41%) MS Excel
8 35 (25.18%) ITIL
8 35 (25.18%) Citrix
9 30 (21.58%) Office 365
10 29 (20.86%) Smartphone
11 26 (18.71%) Android
11 26 (18.71%) Apple
11 26 (18.71%) Law
12 25 (17.99%) MS Exchange
12 25 (17.99%) TCP/IP
12 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (17.27%) Windows 8
13 24 (17.27%) Legal
13 24 (17.27%) Finance
13 24 (17.27%) Windows Server
14 23 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (15.83%) Service Management
15 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
17 19 (13.67%) DHCP
17 19 (13.67%) Mac OS X
18 16 (11.51%) Windows XP
19 14 (10.07%) MCSE
19 14 (10.07%) SQL

Desktop Support 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 25 (17.99%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.16%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 82 (58.99%) MS Office
2 52 (37.41%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.44%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 30 (21.58%) Office 365
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.44%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.72%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.99%) TCP/IP
2 19 (13.67%) DHCP
3 14 (10.07%) DNS
3 14 (10.07%) Wireless
4 12 (8.63%) VoIP
5 10 (7.19%) LAN
6 8 (5.76%) WAN
7 7 (5.04%) Firewall
7 7 (5.04%) VPN
8 6 (4.32%) Internet
9 5 (3.60%) PBX
10 3 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (2.16%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.16%) Intranet
10 3 (2.16%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.16%) SAN
11 2 (1.44%) ADSL
11 2 (1.44%) Broadband
11 2 (1.44%) VLAN
11 2 (1.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MSI
2 2 (1.44%) FrontPage
3 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 26 (18.71%) Law
2 24 (17.27%) Finance
2 24 (17.27%) Legal
3 9 (6.47%) Banking
4 5 (3.60%) Advertising
5 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) International Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) HTML
2 2 (1.44%) XML
2 2 (1.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.86%) Smartphone
2 13 (9.35%) Blackberry
2 13 (9.35%) BYOD
3 12 (8.63%) Hedge funds
4 11 (7.91%) iPhone
5 10 (7.19%) iPad
5 10 (7.19%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.60%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.88%) User Experience
9 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.16%) Fat Client
9 3 (2.16%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.44%) Derivative
10 2 (1.44%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.44%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.72%) CMDB
11 1 (0.72%) Fintech
11 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 126 (90.65%) Windows
2 71 (51.08%) Windows 7
3 54 (38.85%) Windows 10
4 26 (18.71%) Android
5 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (17.27%) Windows 8
6 24 (17.27%) Windows Server
7 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (13.67%) Mac OS X
9 16 (11.51%) Windows XP
10 7 (5.04%) Apple iOS
10 7 (5.04%) Linux
11 5 (3.60%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.44%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.44%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.18%) ITIL
2 22 (15.83%) Service Management
3 10 (7.19%) CRM
4 8 (5.76%) Incident Management
4 8 (5.76%) ITIL V3
4 8 (5.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (5.04%) Trend Analysis
6 6 (4.32%) Investment Management
6 6 (4.32%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.60%) Application Packaging
7 5 (3.60%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.60%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.60%) Project Management
7 5 (3.60%) Time Management
8 4 (2.88%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.88%) Document Management
8 4 (2.88%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (2.16%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.16%) Personalization
9 3 (2.16%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.07%) SQL
2 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.16%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.07%) MCSE
3 12 (8.63%) MCP
4 5 (3.60%) MCDST
5 4 (2.88%) Degree
5 4 (2.88%) MOS
6 3 (2.16%) CCNA
6 3 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.16%) MCITP
6 3 (2.16%) MCSA
7 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.72%) CISSP
8 1 (0.72%) MCTS
8 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.72%) PMP
8 1 (0.72%) VCP5
8 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 78 (56.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.91%) XenApp
3 7 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.04%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.60%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.44%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.44%) vSphere
7 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (9.35%) SCCM
2 7 (5.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.88%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.16%) ZENworks
5 2 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.44%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (60.43%) Microsoft
2 35 (25.18%) Citrix
3 26 (18.71%) Apple
4 11 (7.91%) VMware
5 9 (6.47%) Cisco
6 8 (5.76%) Avaya
6 8 (5.76%) Bloomberg
7 7 (5.04%) HP
7 7 (5.04%) Mitel
7 7 (5.04%) Reuters
7 7 (5.04%) Symantec
8 4 (2.88%) FactSet
9 3 (2.16%) Altiris
9 3 (2.16%) AppSense
9 3 (2.16%) iManage
9 3 (2.16%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.16%) Sophos
10 2 (1.44%) Dell
10 2 (1.44%) eSpeed
10 2 (1.44%) Interwoven
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