The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Analyst was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Analyst
England / South East
Rank 378 381 425
Rank change year-on-year +3 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 17 74 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.38% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.40% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 66 31
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,900 £39,000
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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14278 18611 19980
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.48% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11924 15869 16106
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Analyst in the South East

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Analyst in the South East

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Support Analyst in the South East

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Surrey +14 6 £25,625 -6.81% 1
Kent +13 3 £25,000 -13.79%
Hampshire +30 2 £32,500 +22.64%
Berkshire +28 2 £25,500 -12.06%
West Sussex +6 2 £22,500 -43.75%
Oxfordshire +2 2 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Desktop Support Analyst
England

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 49 (72.06%) Windows
2 39 (57.35%) Microsoft
3 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 27 (39.71%) MS Office
5 25 (36.76%) Windows 7
6 24 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 21 (30.88%) MS Exchange
8 20 (29.41%) Office 365
9 19 (27.94%) Finance
10 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 16 (23.53%) MCP
11 16 (23.53%) Apple
12 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
15 12 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (17.65%) Management Information System
15 12 (17.65%) MCSE
16 11 (16.18%) Windows 8
17 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (13.24%) Windows 10
18 8 (11.76%) Mac OS X
18 8 (11.76%) Linux
18 8 (11.76%) B2B
18 8 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
19 7 (10.29%) Asset Management
19 7 (10.29%) ITIL
20 6 (8.82%) IBM Domino

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (30.88%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.82%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (39.71%) MS Office
2 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (29.41%) Office 365
2 4 (5.88%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.82%) DNS
2 6 (8.82%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) DHCP
3 4 (5.88%) VPN
4 2 (2.94%) LAN
4 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.47%) Internet
5 1 (1.47%) SAN
5 1 (1.47%) SSH
5 1 (1.47%) VoIP
5 1 (1.47%) WAN
5 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) MySQL
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Automotive
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.88%) Biotechnology
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) iPad
4 2 (2.94%) iPhone
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (72.06%) Windows
2 25 (36.76%) Windows 7
3 24 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (16.18%) Windows 8
7 9 (13.24%) Windows 10
7 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (11.76%) Linux
8 8 (11.76%) Mac OS X
9 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.88%) Windows XP
10 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.47%) Android
11 1 (1.47%) Unix
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
1 12 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (11.76%) B2B
2 8 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (10.29%) Asset Management
3 7 (10.29%) ITIL
4 6 (8.82%) Analytics
4 6 (8.82%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.94%) IT Strategy
5 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.47%) Change Management
6 1 (1.47%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.47%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.47%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.47%) Service Management
6 1 (1.47%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (1.47%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.47%) Statistics
6 1 (1.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) Python
1 2 (2.94%) R
1 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
1 2 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) MCP
2 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (17.65%) MCSE
4 6 (8.82%) IBM Certification
5 4 (5.88%) Degree
5 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) CEH
6 2 (2.94%) HND
6 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) XenApp
3 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
1 2 (2.94%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (57.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.53%) Apple
3 6 (8.82%) IBM
4 4 (5.88%) Avaya
4 4 (5.88%) Citrix
4 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.88%) Sophos
4 4 (5.88%) VMware
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco
5 3 (4.41%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.47%) Mitel
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