The median annual salary for a Desktop Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Desktop Analyst
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 744 719 724
Rank change year-on-year -25 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 139 205 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 128 166 208
Median salary £30,000 £29,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -1.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £22,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £26,798 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.35% +7.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Desktop Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Analyst in the UK

Desktop Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Desktop Analyst in the UK

Desktop Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Analyst in the UK

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England -15 130 £30,000 +1.69% 14
London +16 86 £30,750 +2.50% 7
South East +16 22 £27,500 +1.85% 3
City of London +19 12 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Surrey +25 10 £36,750 +38.24% 1
East Midlands +16 6 £29,500 +27.28% 1
West Midlands +15 6 £31,059 +57.26%
Guildford - 5 £36,000 - 1
Hampshire +19 4 £23,000 -12.79%
Fareham +24 3 £23,000 +6.97%
Oxfordshire +13 3 £17,500 -30.00% 2
West Yorkshire +11 3 £17,500 -41.66%
Nottinghamshire +7 3 £30,000 -
Oxford +6 3 £17,500 -37.50% 2
Nottingham +6 3 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £23,000 +4.54%
East of England -1 3 £24,000 +2.12% 1
Yorkshire -6 3 £17,500 -38.59%
Milton Keynes -2 2 £23,500 +4.44%
Hertfordshire -4 2 £23,250 -1.06%
South West -5 2 £32,000 +14.28%
Watford -10 2 £23,250 -1.06%
Manchester -26 2 £29,500 -24.35% 1
North West -41 2 £29,500 -24.35% 2
Leicestershire - 2 £25,250 - 1
Bradford - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £36,750 -
Worcestershire - 2 £31,059 -
West End of London - 2 £26,250 - 1
Southampton +13 1 £32,651 +4.48%

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 223 (85.11%) Windows
2 175 (66.79%) Microsoft
3 144 (54.96%) Active Directory
4 138 (52.67%) Windows 7
5 120 (45.80%) Windows 10
6 106 (40.46%) Microsoft Office
7 68 (25.95%) SCCM
8 65 (24.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 61 (23.28%) Citrix
10 59 (22.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 54 (20.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 53 (20.23%) ITIL
12 53 (20.23%) Windows Server
13 50 (19.08%) MS Exchange
14 48 (18.32%) Office 365
15 41 (15.65%) Finance
16 39 (14.89%) Apple
17 36 (13.74%) VMware
18 34 (12.98%) Law
19 32 (12.21%) MCSE
20 30 (11.45%) Service Management
21 29 (11.07%) TCP/IP
22 28 (10.69%) Android
22 28 (10.69%) Application Packaging
23 26 (9.92%) Smartphone
23 26 (9.92%) AppSense
23 26 (9.92%) Windows 8
24 25 (9.54%) Microsoft App-V
24 25 (9.54%) Legal
24 25 (9.54%) MSI

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 50 (19.08%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.15%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.76%) IIS
7 2 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.38%) Apache
8 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 106 (40.46%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (18.32%) Office 365
2 6 (2.29%) Mimecast
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.07%) TCP/IP
2 23 (8.78%) LAN
3 18 (6.87%) DHCP
3 18 (6.87%) DNS
4 16 (6.11%) VoIP
5 15 (5.73%) VPN
6 12 (4.58%) WAN
7 11 (4.20%) Firewall
8 9 (3.44%) PBX
9 7 (2.67%) Network Security
10 6 (2.29%) SAN
11 5 (1.91%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (1.91%) VLAN
11 5 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.53%) Internet
12 4 (1.53%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.53%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.53%) Skype
12 4 (1.53%) Wireless
13 3 (1.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (9.54%) MSI
2 1 (0.38%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 41 (15.65%) Finance
2 34 (12.98%) Law
3 25 (9.54%) Legal
4 14 (5.34%) Banking
5 9 (3.44%) Retail
6 8 (3.05%) Advertising
7 5 (1.91%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.53%) Automotive
8 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.38%) Front Office
11 1 (0.38%) International Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Marketing
11 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.15%) XMPP
2 1 (0.38%) COM
2 1 (0.38%) HTML
2 1 (0.38%) JSP
2 1 (0.38%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.92%) Smartphone
2 24 (9.16%) Blackberry
3 16 (6.11%) BYOD
4 14 (5.34%) iPad
5 12 (4.58%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.58%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (3.05%) iPhone
7 7 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.29%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.29%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.91%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.53%) Equities
11 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.76%) Biotechnology
12 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.76%) Fintech
13 1 (0.38%) CCTV
13 1 (0.38%) CMDB
13 1 (0.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 223 (85.11%) Windows
2 138 (52.67%) Windows 7
3 120 (45.80%) Windows 10
4 65 (24.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (22.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (20.23%) Windows Server
7 28 (10.69%) Android
8 26 (9.92%) Windows 8
9 22 (8.40%) Mac OS X
9 22 (8.40%) Windows XP
10 12 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (3.44%) Mac OS
12 7 (2.67%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.53%) Linux
13 4 (1.53%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.76%) Unix
15 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.23%) ITIL
2 30 (11.45%) Service Management
3 28 (10.69%) Application Packaging
4 20 (7.63%) Service Delivery
5 19 (7.25%) Configuration Management
5 19 (7.25%) Personalization
6 18 (6.87%) Functional Testing
6 18 (6.87%) Incident Management
7 13 (4.96%) Asset Management
8 11 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (4.20%) ITIL V3
9 10 (3.82%) Project Management
10 9 (3.44%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (2.67%) Problem Management
11 7 (2.67%) Server Building
12 5 (1.91%) Change Management
12 5 (1.91%) E-Commerce
12 5 (1.91%) ITSM
12 5 (1.91%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.82%) PowerShell
2 9 (3.44%) SQL
3 1 (0.38%) C#
3 1 (0.38%) Java
3 1 (0.38%) PHP
3 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.38%) VB
3 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (20.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (12.21%) MCSE
3 23 (8.78%) MCP
4 14 (5.34%) Degree
5 13 (4.96%) MCSA
6 12 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.05%) MCDST
8 5 (1.91%) CCNA
8 5 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.53%) MCITP
9 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.76%) MOS
10 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.38%) CCAA
11 1 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.25%) QA
2 16 (6.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 144 (54.96%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 24 (9.16%) XenApp
4 21 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (5.73%) Hyper-V
6 13 (4.96%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.91%) vSphere
8 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 68 (25.95%) SCCM
2 15 (5.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (3.44%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.91%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.53%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.76%) DameWare
6 2 (0.76%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.76%) WSUS
7 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.38%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.38%) SCOM
7 1 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 175 (66.79%) Microsoft
2 61 (23.28%) Citrix
3 39 (14.89%) Apple
4 36 (13.74%) VMware
5 26 (9.92%) AppSense
6 23 (8.78%) HP
7 20 (7.63%) Cisco
8 13 (4.96%) Bloomberg
8 13 (4.96%) Symantec
9 11 (4.20%) Avaya
9 11 (4.20%) Reuters
10 8 (3.05%) Mitel
10 8 (3.05%) Sophos
11 7 (2.67%) iManage
12 6 (2.29%) Canon
13 4 (1.53%) FactSet
13 4 (1.53%) Polycom
13 4 (1.53%) Remedy
14 3 (1.15%) Oracle
14 3 (1.15%) ServiceNow
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