The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Support Technician
Rank - 88 82
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Technician 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.11% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £19,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £24,375 £25,250
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.46%
Desktop Support Technician
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
896 881 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.02% 96.50% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 751 724 728
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Desktop Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Desktop Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Desktop Support Technician
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Desktop Support Technician Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Desktop Support Technician
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

Desktop Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware