The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support
Rank - 90 98
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 0 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.46% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.48% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 10
Average salary - £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1330 1046 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 97.01% 96.49% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 828 677 747
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Desktop Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Desktop Support Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Desktop Support Salary Trend in Glasgow

Desktop Support
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Desktop Support 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 in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Desktop Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus