The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Help Desk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 98 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.077% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £25,000 £18,000 £15,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £19,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
Help Desk Analyst
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
1233 1344 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.92% 96.62% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 760 859 697
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Help Desk Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Help Desk Analyst Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Help Desk Analyst
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Help Desk Analyst 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 Help Desk Analyst in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

Help Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Help Desk Analyst 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 Help Desk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft