The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Aberdeen region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 14 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.92% 2.94% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 3.17% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £24,500 £21,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Desktop Support
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
50 63 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 98.04% 92.65% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 120
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of job ads across the Aberdeen region that featured Desktop Support in the job title.

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Desktop Support 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 Aberdeen region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared