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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank 94 99 114
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.15% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.15% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £24,000 £28,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -12.30%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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 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
1213 1304 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.60% 95.67% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 779 796 1026
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Edinburgh region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) MS Office
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Fidessa
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Reuters
5 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Legal
6 2 (20.00%) Visualfiles
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (10.00%) iPhone
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) MOS
7 1 (10.00%) Document Management
7 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (10.00%) LAN
7 1 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) SLA
7 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
7 1 (10.00%) HND
7 1 (10.00%) Case Management
7 1 (10.00%) VBA

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Case Management
2 1 (10.00%) Document Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) HND
1 1 (10.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (30.00%) Fidessa
2 3 (30.00%) Reuters
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) ThinPrint