The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Desktop Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 84 90 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.32% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.34% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1015 1178 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.85% 94.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 650 812 832
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) SCCM
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) Skype
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) DameWare
5 3 (30.00%) Legal
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) Office 365
7 1 (10.00%) Document Management

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) Skype
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware