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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Technician
Rank - - 94
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -6.25%
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
914 1161 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.11% 96.03% 93.64%
Number of salaries quoted 829 958 1000
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013

Desktop Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) VMware