The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Analyst 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Analyst
Rank 160 162 154
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Analyst 18 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.096% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Average salary £27,000 £23,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.89% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £23,500 £31,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3847 2938 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.99% 94.29% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 1716 2515
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 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Desktop Analyst
UK

Desktop Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Desktop Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Desktop Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Desktop Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Desktop Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen +16 14 £27,000 +14.89%
Dundee - 2 £24,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £24,000 -
Desktop Analyst
UK

Desktop Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Desktop 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 Desktop Analyst in their job title.

1 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
3 12 (38.71%) Windows XP
3 12 (38.71%) VMware
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
4 10 (32.26%) MS Office
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (29.03%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
6 8 (25.81%) DHCP
6 8 (25.81%) DNS
7 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (19.35%) Replication
8 6 (19.35%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (19.35%) vSphere
8 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (19.35%) iPad
8 6 (19.35%) Kaspersky
8 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (19.35%) Firewall
8 6 (19.35%) Wireless
8 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
8 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
8 6 (19.35%) VPN
8 6 (19.35%) PBX
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
8 6 (19.35%) SMTP

Desktop Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Desktop 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 Desktop Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DHCP
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) Wireless
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 6 (19.35%) VPN
2 6 (19.35%) PBX
2 6 (19.35%) SMTP
3 4 (12.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
1 6 (19.35%) MS Access
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Replication
1 6 (19.35%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (19.35%) iPad
1 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows XP
3 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) MCP
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (19.35%) vSphere
5 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
1 6 (19.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) VMware
2 6 (19.35%) Kaspersky
2 6 (19.35%) Symantec
2 6 (19.35%) McAfee
2 6 (19.35%) HP
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
2 6 (19.35%) IBM
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Apple
5 3 (9.68%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe