The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Analyst was - in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 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 Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 161 164
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Analyst 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.035% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.037% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £24,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £26,798 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.35% +7.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2533 2735 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.06% 96.57% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1571 1895
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Desktop Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Scotland

Desktop Support Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Analyst in Scotland

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Desktop Support 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 Scotland region featuring Desktop Support Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) DameWare
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Desktop Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) DameWare
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle