The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk 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 Help Desk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Analyst
Rank 163 154 159
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.25% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.27% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.75%
UK excluding London average salary £21,475 £18,250 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+17.67% -8.75%
Help Desk Analyst
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
3390 2967 3031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.49% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2141 1921 2087
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Help Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Help Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Help Desk Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Help Desk Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Help Desk 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 Help Desk Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 3 £24,250 - 1
Edinburgh -21 1 £24,000 +35.21% 1
Help Desk Analyst
UK

Help Desk Analyst
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Help Desk 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 Help Desk Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) MOS
6 1 (11.11%) Informatics
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) AS400
6 1 (11.11%) Law
6 1 (11.11%) Replication
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) RPG
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) Linux

Help Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Help Desk 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 Help Desk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Informatics
1 1 (11.11%) AS400
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Analytics
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) RPG
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MOS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £19000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago