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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Technician
Rank 437 439 439
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 5 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.044% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.046% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 6
Average salary £25,000 £17,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £17,000 £15,900
10% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £21,900 £31,400
UK excluding London average salary £27,250 £25,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -0.99%
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
19955 21746 21098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.94% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16310 17614 17489
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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
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 6 July 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
Hampshire -6 3 £22,000 +29.41%
Kent +8 1 £25,000 +16.27%
Berkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Desktop Technician
England

Desktop Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) MS Office
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (37.50%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) MCP
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (25.00%) McAfee
6 2 (25.00%) Sophos
6 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (25.00%) Avaya
6 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (25.00%) Apple
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Legal
7 1 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
7 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
7 1 (12.50%) 3G

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) WorkSite
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (12.50%) Junos
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) HP