The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Technician
Rank 100 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.18% 0.099% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £25,000 £21,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +2.38%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,875 £23,375
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +19.25%
Desktop Technician
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1028 985 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.75% 97.33% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 926 823 921
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Desktop Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Desktop Technician
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Desktop Technician Salary Trend in Kent

Desktop Technician
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) WorkSite
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management

Desktop Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (50.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos