The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Technician
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Technician 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.87% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +4.16%
Desktop Support Technician
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
219 251 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 94.81% 96.17% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 125 189 211
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

Desktop Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Desktop Support Technician
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Desktop Support Technician Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Desktop Support Technician
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Desktop Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

Desktop Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Desktop Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
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