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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Technician
Rank 436 441 425
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 6 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.028% 0.044% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.047% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 3
Average salary £25,000 £21,250 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £19,700 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,750 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,875 £23,375
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +19.25%
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
20035 21405 20219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16668 16840 16661
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Kent +2 2 £25,000 +16.27%
West Sussex - 2 £25,000 - 2
Berkshire +17 1 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £16,500 -
Desktop Technician
England

Desktop Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) McAfee
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) iPad
6 3 (33.33%) Android
6 3 (33.33%) iPhone
6 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
6 3 (33.33%) Sophos
6 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (33.33%) Avaya
6 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) 3G
6 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
7 2 (22.22%) Apple
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) WorkSite
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) 3G
1 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Junos
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 3 (33.33%) iPhone
2 3 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
4 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) McAfee
4 3 (33.33%) Sophos
4 3 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (22.22%) Apple
6 1 (11.11%) HP
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