The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Help Desk Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Help Desk Support
UK / Scotland
Rank - 147 162
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.069% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.073% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £20,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -31.66%
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £21,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -

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
2178 2757 2863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.03% 95.43% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1811 1907
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in Scotland

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Help Desk Support 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 Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

Help Desk Support 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft