The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 16 April 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank - 86 96
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.18% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.19% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £29,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1607 1071 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.54% 95.63% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 630 1034
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Desktop Support Engineer
Scotland

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Desktop Support Engineer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) RDF
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

Desktop Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) RDF
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft