The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Analyst
Rank 166 147 148
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.15% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Average salary £25,250 £29,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.93% -4.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,000 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £29,000 £32,050
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3438 3105 2975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.48% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2259 2057 2087
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Support Analyst
UK

Desktop Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Desktop Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Desktop Support Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Desktop Support Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -9 5 £23,000 -20.68%
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,500 -
Desktop Support Analyst
UK

Desktop Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
3 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) SLA
5 5 (22.73%) MS Office
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
6 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
6 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 4 (18.18%) VoIP
6 4 (18.18%) Apple
6 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) Dell
7 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 3 (13.64%) VPN
7 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
8 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) MCITP
8 2 (9.09%) WorkSite
8 2 (9.09%) Content Management
8 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (9.09%) ADSL
8 2 (9.09%) Broadband
8 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification

Desktop Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) WorkSite
1 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) VoIP
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) ADSL
3 2 (9.09%) Broadband
3 2 (9.09%) 3G
4 1 (4.55%) PBX
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) SMTP
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) MS Access
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
2 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCITP
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Apple
4 3 (13.64%) Dell
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Lotus
6 1 (4.55%) Kaspersky
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) LANDesk