Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Analyst was £31,059 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 July 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 342 301
Rank change year-on-year +24 -41 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 11 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.057% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.059% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 25
West Midlands median annual salary £31,059 £26,250 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.32% +22.09% -12.24%
10th Percentile £25,500 £17,925 £18,500
90th Percentile £37,650 £34,250 £24,600
England median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9789 11904 10819
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.67% 96.16% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8257 9461 9040
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Desktop Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Desktop Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Analyst in the West Midlands

Desktop Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Desktop Analyst in the West Midlands

Desktop Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Analyst in the West Midlands

Desktop Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +29 5 £36,000 +2.86%
Walsall +17 2 £29,250 +72.06%
Worcestershire - 2 £31,059 -
Warwickshire - 1 £21,000 -
Coventry - 1 £28,000 -
Desktop Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 West Midlands region featuring Desktop Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (36.36%) MSI
5 4 (36.36%) InstallShield
5 4 (36.36%) VBScript
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (36.36%) AppSense
6 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
6 3 (27.27%) Personalization
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Security Patching
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus

Desktop Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) InstallShield
1 4 (36.36%) MSI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Personalization
2 3 (27.27%) Security Patching
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
1 4 (36.36%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) AppSense
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco