The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Desktop Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Engineer
Rank 161 153 176
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Engineer 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.035% 0.033% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.035% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £30,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -9.09%
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2728 2851 3716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.75% 95.38% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1623 1817 2435
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

Desktop Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Desktop Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Desktop Support Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Desktop Support Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fife - 1 £30,500 -
Desktop Support Engineer
UK

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Desktop Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Desktop Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) Reuters
6 2 (25.00%) Bloomberg
6 2 (25.00%) Fidessa
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Firewall
7 1 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) Wyse
7 1 (12.50%) SLA
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (12.50%) Office 365

Desktop Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (25.00%) Fidessa
2 2 (25.00%) Reuters
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Wyse