The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Technician
Rank 83 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.35% - 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £32,000 - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £25,625 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+0.48% +13.88%
Desktop Technician
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1092 1048 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.04% 95.45% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 898 861 898
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Desktop Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Desktop Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Desktop Technician
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Technician across the Essex region.

Desktop Technician Salary Trend in Essex

Desktop Technician
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Technician within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentwood - 4 £32,000 -
Desktop Technician
East of England

Desktop Technician
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Desktop Technician 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 Desktop Technician in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) MS Office
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) VLAN
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) vSphere
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) MCP
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Incident Management

Desktop Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Desktop Technician 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 Desktop Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) VLAN
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security
1 6 (60.00%) IP Telephony
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (40.00%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) VMware