The table below looks at the statistics for the Service 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 Service Desk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Analyst
Rank 130 143 142
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Analyst 37 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.41% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 14
Average salary £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £22,900 £17,050
10% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £29,250
UK excluding London average salary £21,375 £20,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+4.26% -4.65%
Service 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
3430 2957 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.47% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 1925 2092
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
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%

Service Desk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Service Desk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Service Desk Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Service Desk Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Service 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 Service Desk Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +15 26 £24,000 -4.00%
Aberdeen +16 5 - -
Stirling - 4 £20,000 -
Edinburgh -11 2 £22,250 -
Service Desk Analyst
UK

Service Desk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Service 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 Service Desk Analyst in their job title.

1 58 (74.36%) Windows
2 46 (58.97%) MS Office
2 46 (58.97%) MS Excel
3 44 (56.41%) ITIL
4 37 (47.44%) Windows 7
5 36 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 34 (43.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 32 (41.03%) WorkSite
8 26 (33.33%) Legal
9 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
9 21 (26.92%) Law
10 20 (25.64%) Interwoven
11 18 (23.08%) Windows XP
12 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (19.23%) MS Exchange
14 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
15 11 (14.10%) Blackberry
16 9 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 9 (11.54%) Lotus
16 9 (11.54%) IBM Notes
16 9 (11.54%) Finance
16 9 (11.54%) Content Management
16 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (10.26%) Asset Management
18 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
18 7 (8.97%) CRM
18 7 (8.97%) Service Management
19 6 (7.69%) SAN
19 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
19 6 (7.69%) MCSE

Service Desk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Service 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 Service Desk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (41.03%) WorkSite
2 15 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 9 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (11.54%) IBM Notes
4 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 46 (58.97%) MS Office
1 46 (58.97%) MS Excel
2 34 (43.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) SAN
2 3 (3.85%) ADSL
3 2 (2.56%) Broadband
3 2 (2.56%) LAN
3 2 (2.56%) VPN
3 2 (2.56%) 3G
General
1 26 (33.33%) Legal
2 21 (26.92%) Law
3 9 (11.54%) Finance
4 5 (6.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 58 (74.36%) Windows
2 37 (47.44%) Windows 7
3 18 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.85%) Linux
8 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (56.41%) ITIL
2 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 9 (11.54%) Content Management
4 8 (10.26%) Asset Management
5 7 (8.97%) Service Management
5 7 (8.97%) CRM
6 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.56%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.28%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.28%) Scrum
8 1 (1.28%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.28%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (1.28%) Line Management
8 1 (1.28%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) MCSE
1 6 (7.69%) MCSA
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (7.69%) MCTS
1 6 (7.69%) MCITP
2 3 (3.85%) MOS
3 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.64%) Interwoven
3 9 (11.54%) Lotus
4 6 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.28%) Remedy
6 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow