The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Technician
Rank 438 426 433
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 12 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.053% 0.019% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.020% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 5
Average salary £21,000 £26,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £22,150 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,100 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,875 £25,625 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+8.78% +13.88%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21426 20413 21847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.09% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16874 16852 18648
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 South East

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

Desktop Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Desktop Technician
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Desktop Technician Salary Trend in the South East

Desktop Technician
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Technician across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Desktop Technician Salary Histogram in the South East

Desktop Technician
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 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
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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
Hampshire -2 6 £22,500 -13.46%
Surrey -4 4 £20,000 -23.07%
Kent -8 1 £21,500 +4.87%
Berkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Desktop Technician
England

Desktop Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) MCP
4 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (25.00%) MS Office
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) A+ Certification
5 4 (25.00%) MCDST
5 4 (25.00%) MCITP
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Kindle
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) iSeries
8 1 (6.25%) Office 365
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012

Desktop Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Kindle
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCP
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCDST
2 4 (25.00%) MCITP
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix