The median annual salary for a Desktop Support was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 109 98
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.50% 0.077% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.079% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Median salary £25,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £26,500 £26,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1125 1266 1188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.90% 97.46% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2931 2445 3056
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,250 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Desktop Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support in Glasgow

Desktop Support
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support in Glasgow

Desktop Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Glasgow region featuring Desktop Support in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Retail
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) ODBC
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) WFM
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (66.67%) Big Data
3 4 (66.67%) Verint
3 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix

Desktop Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) ODBC
2 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) WFM
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Verint
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) VMware