The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 33 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.37% - 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% - 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +8.33%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 314 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 93.28% 97.82% 90.46%
Number of salaries quoted 154 228 219
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support Engineer
Scotland

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer across the Aberdeen region.

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Desktop Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Compaq
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Desktop Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Compaq
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow