The median annual salary for a Desktop Analyst was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 229 244
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 3 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.049% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 10
Median salary £21,000 £23,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.63% -6.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,750 £23,750
% change year-on-year -2.91% +8.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5952 5571 6393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.88% 97.06% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4981 4675 5148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Desktop Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Analyst in the North West

Desktop Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Desktop Analyst in the North West

Desktop Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester -30 3 £21,000 -10.63%
Desktop Analyst
England

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) MCP
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WLAN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
6 2 (22.22%) Clearswift
6 2 (22.22%) MAILsweeper

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) WLAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 2 (22.22%) RSA SecurID
1 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Distribution
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CCAA
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) MAILsweeper
1 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) AppSense
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Clearswift
3 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
3 2 (22.22%) MobileIron
3 2 (22.22%) Veeam