The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Technician
Rank 249 235 247
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.040% 0.044% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.047% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £21,000 - £19,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,875 £23,375 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+19.25% +3.88%
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
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
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 the North West

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Technician within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cheshire - 3 £21,000 -
Desktop Technician
England

Desktop Technician
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Desktop Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago