The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Desktop Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Technician
Rank 231 249 248
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.047% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.048% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £22,000 £19,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% -
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.00%
Desktop Technician
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5430 6226 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.52% 96.77% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 5068 5503
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Desktop Technician in the job title.

Desktop Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Desktop Technician
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Desktop Technician Salary Trend in the North West

Desktop Technician
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Technician within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 2 £24,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £22,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £22,000 -
Desktop Technician
England

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Desktop Technician 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 North West region featuring Desktop Technician in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PMI
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft