The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Support Technician
Rank 233 - 212
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Technician 5 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.080% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £19,500 - £23,375
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £21,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.69%
Desktop Support 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 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5915 4834 5506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 95.01% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4943 4184 4878
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Desktop Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Desktop Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Desktop Support Technician
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Desktop Support Technician Salary Trend in the South West

Desktop Support Technician
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Technician within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Wiltshire - 4 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £19,500 - 1
Desktop Support Technician
England

Desktop Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 8 (80.00%) PDA
1 8 (80.00%) VoIP
1 8 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (10.00%) MSI
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Nortel
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (10.00%) Altiris
4 1 (10.00%) Nortel Meridian
4 1 (10.00%) assyst
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing

Desktop Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Desktop Support 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Nortel Meridian
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) PDA
2 4 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
1 8 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Altiris
2 1 (10.00%) Nortel
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ecclesiastical Insurance
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wiltshire
Wiltshire Council
Posted: 22 days ago
Wiltshire
Wiltshire Council
Salary: From £21,734 to £23,945 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago