The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support
Rank 104 97 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 7 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.48% 0.093% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.099% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £17,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -32.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £17,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £17,500 £26,800
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1394 1006 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.27% 93.76% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 906 551 639
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Desktop Support
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Desktop Support Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Desktop Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) MS Office
3 11 (73.33%) SCCM
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 9 (60.00%) Law
5 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (53.33%) Software Deployment
7 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
9 2 (13.33%) Lotus
9 2 (13.33%) VMware
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (13.33%) MCP
9 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 2 (13.33%) DHCP
9 2 (13.33%) DNS
9 2 (13.33%) Citrix
10 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (6.67%) Intel
10 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
10 1 (6.67%) Adobe
10 1 (6.67%) SLA
10 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes

Desktop Support
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Office
2 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
1 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (60.00%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Deployment
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Lotus
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Intel
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Altiris