The median annual salary for a Desktop Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 752 742 675
Rank change year-on-year -10 -67  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 128 227 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 116 190 273
Median salary £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £26,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year -1.92% +15.55%  

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 83969 99568 107222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.34% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69775 83625 87443
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -3 121 £30,000 +5.26% 15
London +50 89 £31,000 +3.33% 7
South East +7 15 £28,750 +0.87% 4
Surrey +29 10 £30,500 +14.73%
City of London +28 9 £30,000 -20.00% 1
South West +19 5 £29,000 +11.33% 2
West Midlands +18 5 £30,000 +51.89%
Guildford - 4 £33,250 -
West Yorkshire +23 3 £17,500 -27.83%
Kent +17 3 £25,000 -13.79% 2
East Midlands +16 3 £28,500 +26.66% 1
Yorkshire +11 3 £17,500 -27.83%
Wakefield +9 3 £17,500 -27.83%
Cheltenham +13 2 £23,250 -
Walsall +13 2 £29,250 +72.05%
Gloucestershire +8 2 £23,250 -5.10%
Belfast - 2 £23,500 -
County Antrim - 2 £23,500 -
Swindon - 2 £30,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £31,059 -
Wiltshire - 2 £30,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £26,750 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £23,500 -
Hertfordshire +18 1 £22,500 -4.25%
Hampshire +13 1 £32,500 +10.63% 1
Uxbridge +8 1 £32,000 +28.00%
Oxfordshire +8 1 £27,500 +10.00%
East of England +8 1 £22,500 -8.16%
Scotland +7 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £30,000 +36.36%

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 233 (85.04%) Windows
2 195 (71.17%) Microsoft
3 149 (54.38%) Active Directory
4 140 (51.09%) Windows 7
5 123 (44.89%) Microsoft Office
6 117 (42.70%) Windows 10
7 72 (26.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 71 (25.91%) SCCM
9 63 (22.99%) Citrix
10 62 (22.63%) Windows Server
11 61 (22.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 61 (22.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 59 (21.53%) ITIL
13 52 (18.98%) Finance
14 49 (17.88%) Law
15 48 (17.52%) MS Exchange
16 46 (16.79%) Apple
17 45 (16.42%) Office 365
18 41 (14.96%) Legal
19 39 (14.23%) TCP/IP
20 37 (13.50%) MCSE
21 34 (12.41%) VMware
22 33 (12.04%) Windows 8
23 31 (11.31%) AppSense
23 31 (11.31%) Android
23 31 (11.31%) Application Packaging
23 31 (11.31%) MCP
24 30 (10.95%) MSI
24 30 (10.95%) Microsoft App-V
25 29 (10.58%) Mac OS X

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 48 (17.52%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (4.38%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.19%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.82%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 123 (44.89%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (5.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 45 (16.42%) Office 365
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.82%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.36%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.23%) TCP/IP
2 28 (10.22%) DHCP
2 28 (10.22%) LAN
2 28 (10.22%) VPN
3 25 (9.12%) DNS
4 20 (7.30%) WAN
5 15 (5.47%) Firewall
5 15 (5.47%) VoIP
6 10 (3.65%) Wireless
7 8 (2.92%) PBX
7 8 (2.92%) SAN
7 8 (2.92%) VLAN
8 7 (2.55%) Network Security
9 6 (2.19%) Internet
9 6 (2.19%) WLAN
10 5 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (1.82%) Skype
11 4 (1.46%) ADSL
11 4 (1.46%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (10.95%) MSI
2 2 (0.73%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) FrontPage
General
1 52 (18.98%) Finance
2 49 (17.88%) Law
3 41 (14.96%) Legal
4 12 (4.38%) Banking
5 9 (3.28%) Advertising
6 4 (1.46%) Publishing
6 4 (1.46%) Retail
6 4 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.09%) Automotive
8 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) International Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.09%) XMPP
2 2 (0.73%) HTML
3 1 (0.36%) COM
3 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.22%) Smartphone
2 18 (6.57%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (6.20%) Blackberry
4 16 (5.84%) iPad
5 15 (5.47%) BYOD
6 14 (5.11%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (4.38%) iPhone
8 9 (3.28%) Hedge funds
9 6 (2.19%) Fat Client
9 6 (2.19%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.82%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.46%) Biotechnology
11 4 (1.46%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.46%) Equities
12 3 (1.09%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (1.09%) User Experience
13 2 (0.73%) Derivative
13 2 (0.73%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 233 (85.04%) Windows
2 140 (51.09%) Windows 7
3 117 (42.70%) Windows 10
4 72 (26.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (22.63%) Windows Server
6 61 (22.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (12.04%) Windows 8
8 31 (11.31%) Android
9 29 (10.58%) Mac OS X
10 28 (10.22%) Windows XP
11 14 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.19%) Linux
13 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.82%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.46%) Windows Phone
15 3 (1.09%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.36%) Unix
16 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.53%) ITIL
2 31 (11.31%) Application Packaging
3 28 (10.22%) Service Management
4 22 (8.03%) Functional Testing
5 19 (6.93%) Asset Management
5 19 (6.93%) Configuration Management
5 19 (6.93%) Personalization
6 18 (6.57%) Incident Management
6 18 (6.57%) Service Delivery
7 13 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (4.74%) Server Building
8 12 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (3.65%) Project Management
10 8 (2.92%) Problem Management
11 7 (2.55%) Analytics
11 7 (2.55%) CRM
11 7 (2.55%) Investment Management
11 7 (2.55%) Software Deployment
11 7 (2.55%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.01%) PowerShell
1 11 (4.01%) SQL
2 1 (0.36%) C#
2 1 (0.36%) Java
2 1 (0.36%) PHP
2 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (22.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (13.50%) MCSE
3 31 (11.31%) MCP
4 20 (7.30%) MCSA
5 11 (4.01%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (3.28%) Degree
7 8 (2.92%) MCDST
8 5 (1.82%) IBM Certification
8 5 (1.82%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.46%) MCITP
9 4 (1.46%) MOS
10 3 (1.09%) CCNA
10 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.36%) CCAA
11 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.36%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.03%) QA
2 8 (2.92%) SLA
3 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 149 (54.38%) Active Directory
2 30 (10.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 26 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (8.76%) XenApp
5 14 (5.11%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.11%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.19%) vSphere
7 4 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.09%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 71 (25.91%) SCCM
2 11 (4.01%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (2.92%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.82%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.46%) DameWare
6 4 (1.46%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.09%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.73%) SCOM
8 2 (0.73%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.36%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 195 (71.17%) Microsoft
2 63 (22.99%) Citrix
3 46 (16.79%) Apple
4 34 (12.41%) VMware
5 31 (11.31%) AppSense
6 24 (8.76%) Cisco
7 23 (8.39%) HP
8 14 (5.11%) Bloomberg
9 13 (4.74%) Avaya
9 13 (4.74%) iManage
10 12 (4.38%) Reuters
11 10 (3.65%) Mitel
11 10 (3.65%) Sophos
12 9 (3.28%) Polycom
12 9 (3.28%) Symantec
13 6 (2.19%) Canon
13 6 (2.19%) Intel Security
13 6 (2.19%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.82%) FactSet
14 5 (1.82%) IBM
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
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