The first table below looks at the demand for the Desktop 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Desktop Technician
Rank 227 204 202
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 3 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.050% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 10
Average salary £19,500 £23,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.02% +4.44%
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £25,250 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +12.22%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5743 4984 5340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.83% 95.11% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4755 4337 4725
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Desktop Technician
England

Desktop Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Desktop Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Desktop Technician
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Desktop Technician Salary Trend in the South West

Desktop 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 Technician within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 July 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 -10 2 - -
Gloucestershire -9 1 £19,500 -22.00%
Desktop Technician
England

Desktop Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (66.67%) PDA
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Altiris
3 1 (16.67%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (16.67%) assyst
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) MSI
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) PDA
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Altiris
2 1 (16.67%) Nortel