The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Desktop Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Technician
UK
Rank 827 895 910
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Technician 24 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.023% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.024% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 22
Median salary £24,000 £20,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £17,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £28,500 £30,450
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £18,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+29.72% -27.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Desktop Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Desktop Support Technician in the job title.

Desktop Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Desktop Support Technician
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Technician within the UK.

Desktop Support Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Desktop Support Technician
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Support Technician over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 within the UK.

Desktop Support Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Support Technician
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
England +66 11 £23,000 +15.00% 1
West Midlands +3 3 £19,500 -2.50%
Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
Leeds - 3 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
Coventry - 3 £19,500 -
London +45 2 £27,250 +9.00%
City of London +18 2 £27,250 -4.38%
Gloucester - 2 £22,250 -
South West - 2 £22,250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £22,250 -
South East +57 1 £18,500 - 1
Haywards Heath - 1 £18,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £18,500 -

Desktop Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Desktop Support 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 featuring Desktop Support Technician in the job title.

1 39 (67.24%) Windows
2 34 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 34 (58.62%) Windows 7
3 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 22 (37.93%) Windows 8
5 18 (31.03%) ITIL
6 17 (29.31%) SLA
7 15 (25.86%) SCCM
8 13 (22.41%) Apple iOS
9 12 (20.69%) Office 365
9 12 (20.69%) Intel Security
10 11 (18.97%) MS Office
10 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
11 10 (17.24%) Citrix
11 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
11 10 (17.24%) MobileIron
12 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (15.52%) BitLocker
12 9 (15.52%) Publishing
12 9 (15.52%) Statistics
12 9 (15.52%) Asset Management
13 8 (13.79%) Finance
14 7 (12.07%) VMware
15 6 (10.34%) Dropbox
15 6 (10.34%) Line Management
15 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
16 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
16 5 (8.62%) Windows 10
17 4 (6.90%) User Experience

Desktop Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
1 11 (18.97%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Project
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Office 365
2 6 (10.34%) Dropbox
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.90%) Wireless
3 2 (3.45%) DHCP
3 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) 3G
4 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.72%) Skype
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (15.52%) Publishing
2 8 (13.79%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (15.52%) Statistics
2 4 (6.90%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.45%) FMCG
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Fintech
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 39 (67.24%) Windows
2 34 (58.62%) Windows 7
3 22 (37.93%) Windows 8
4 13 (22.41%) Apple iOS
5 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.62%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.45%) Android
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 9 (15.52%) Asset Management
4 6 (10.34%) Line Management
4 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Process Management
5 2 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (1.72%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.72%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.72%) MCP
2 1 (1.72%) MCSA
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.52%) BitLocker
3 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) Intel Security
3 10 (17.24%) Citrix
3 10 (17.24%) MobileIron
4 7 (12.07%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) Apple
5 2 (3.45%) Sage
6 1 (1.72%) Avaya
6 1 (1.72%) Sophos
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