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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Technician
Rank 851 938 947
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Technician 28 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.023% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.024% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 23
Median salary £24,000 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £18,600 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £40,000 £32,300
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £27,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +17.02%

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
86471 102103 109760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.56% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71855 85111 90926
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 2016 within the UK.

Desktop Support Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Support Technician
Top 19 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 11 December 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
England +60 18 £25,000 -16.66% 3
South East +73 7 £25,000 +42.85% 1
London +56 4 £26,250 -34.37%
Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
Oxford - 4 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £25,000 -
Leeds - 4 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
South West - 3 £23,000 -
City of London +19 2 £26,250 -13.22%
Gloucester - 2 £22,250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £22,250 -
Bristol - 1 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £18,500 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £18,500 -
Fareham - 1 £18,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £21,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £21,000 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £18,000 -

Desktop Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 46 (71.88%) Windows
2 40 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
4 34 (53.13%) Windows 7
5 20 (31.25%) ITIL
6 17 (26.56%) MS Office
7 16 (25.00%) Citrix
7 16 (25.00%) SCCM
8 15 (23.44%) Intel Security
8 15 (23.44%) Finance
9 14 (21.88%) Windows 8
10 13 (20.31%) Office 365
10 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
11 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
11 12 (18.75%) Apple iOS
12 10 (15.63%) MobileIron
12 10 (15.63%) SLA
13 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
13 9 (14.06%) Asset Management
13 9 (14.06%) Publishing
13 9 (14.06%) Line Management
13 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (14.06%) BitLocker
13 9 (14.06%) Statistics
14 8 (12.50%) Dropbox
14 8 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
14 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
15 7 (10.94%) VMware

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 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Office
2 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Office 365
2 8 (12.50%) Dropbox
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.81%) Wireless
3 4 (6.25%) 3G
3 4 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.69%) DHCP
4 3 (4.69%) DNS
5 2 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (1.56%) Skype
6 1 (1.56%) VPN
6 1 (1.56%) WAN
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Publishing
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (14.06%) Statistics
2 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.25%) iPad
3 4 (6.25%) iPhone
3 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) FMCG
4 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 46 (71.88%) Windows
2 34 (53.13%) Windows 7
3 14 (21.88%) Windows 8
4 12 (18.75%) Apple iOS
5 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.25%) Windows 10
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.13%) Android
10 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.56%) Unix
10 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 9 (14.06%) Asset Management
3 9 (14.06%) Line Management
4 8 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (10.94%) Service Management
6 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (1.56%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.56%) Migration
8 1 (1.56%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.56%) Process Management
8 1 (1.56%) Software Audit
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) MCP
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.06%) BitLocker
3 4 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.00%) Citrix
3 15 (23.44%) Intel Security
4 10 (15.63%) MobileIron
5 7 (10.94%) VMware
6 6 (9.38%) Sage
7 4 (6.25%) Sophos
8 1 (1.56%) Apple
8 1 (1.56%) Avaya
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