Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was - in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Support
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 17 22
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 1.15% 2.47% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 2.53% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Aberdeen median annual salary - £24,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -6.67%
Scotland median annual salary £33,500 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +13.56% -1.67% -14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies in Aberdeen with a recognized job title 82 79 95
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 97.53% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 69 44 62
Aberdeen median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +12.10% -7.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £21,850 £22,050
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings that featured Desktop Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Aberdeen

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Aberdeen

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Desktop 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 Aberdeen region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Yammer

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft