The median annual salary for a Help Desk Analyst was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Help Desk Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 100 102
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Analyst 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.074% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.080% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £22,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year -4.54% +4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1074 1256 1321
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.71% 93.45% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 708 822 796
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,350 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Help Desk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Help Desk Analyst in Edinburgh

Help Desk Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Help Desk Analyst in Edinburgh

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Help Desk Analyst 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 Edinburgh region featuring Help Desk Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

Help Desk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat