The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Analyst was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Desktop Support Analyst
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 227 241
Rank change year-on-year -21 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 2 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.032% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 7
Median salary £21,000 £23,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.63% +17.50%  
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 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 5964 5596 6397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.91% 97.07% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4982 4697 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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Analyst in the North West

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Analyst in the North West

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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 -27 2 £21,000 -10.63%
Desktop Support Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE

Desktop Support 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) VLAN
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam