The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Desktop Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Technician
Rank 425 454 460
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 7 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.038% 0.029% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.030% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 8
Median salary £25,000 £24,500 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +36.11%
UK excluding London median salary £23,250 £24,000 £25,750
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -6.79%
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
17949 20098 22128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.20% 96.81% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15281 16494 17631
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Oxfordshire - 3 £25,000 -
Sussex - 3 £25,000 -
Kent +16 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Desktop Technician
England

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring Desktop Technician in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) MS Office
5 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (50.00%) Office 365
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Android
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
6 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
7 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
7 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (21.43%) iPhone
8 3 (21.43%) iPad
8 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
8 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) SLA
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) 3G
8 3 (21.43%) Intel Security
8 3 (21.43%) Sophos
8 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) 3G
1 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 3 (21.43%) iPad
3 3 (21.43%) iPhone
4 1 (7.14%) Biometrics
4 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.14%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (35.71%) Android
4 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) Intel Security
3 3 (21.43%) Sophos
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Capita
4 1 (7.14%) VMware