The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Desktop Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Technician
Rank 919 947 952
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 25 26 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.024% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.024% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 46
Median salary £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.52% -6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,100 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £34,000 £33,250
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £21,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -10.41%

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
99004 106428 116772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83229 86820 94728
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Desktop Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Desktop Technician
Salary Trend

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

Desktop Technician Salary Trend in the UK

Desktop Technician
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Desktop Technician over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 within the UK.

Desktop Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Technician
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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 +17 22 £24,250 +5.43% 8
London +1 8 £26,000 +10.63%
South East +23 4 £18,500 -11.90%
Yorkshire +10 3 £24,500 +22.50% 2
South West +9 3 £21,233 -1.24%
Goole - 3 £24,500 - 1
East Yorkshire - 3 £24,500 - 1
Dorset - 3 £21,233 -
Uxbridge - 3 £26,000 -
Poole - 3 £21,233 -
North West +30 2 £22,500 -4.25% 2
Hastings - 2 £18,500 -
Manchester - 2 £22,500 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £18,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £25,000 -
East of England +13 1 - - 3
East Midlands +11 1 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Hampshire +9 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £20,500 -
Andover - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £37,500 -
Oxford - 1 £20,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Desktop 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 Technician in the job title.

1 52 (91.23%) Windows
2 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 34 (59.65%) Windows Server
4 30 (52.63%) Windows 7
5 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
6 24 (42.11%) MS Office
7 21 (36.84%) MS Excel
7 21 (36.84%) Windows XP
7 21 (36.84%) Windows 8
8 17 (29.82%) Apple iOS
8 17 (29.82%) Office 365
9 16 (28.07%) Android
10 13 (22.81%) VMware
10 13 (22.81%) Citrix
11 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (17.54%) Mac OS X
12 10 (17.54%) LAN
12 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (15.79%) iPhone
13 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
14 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (14.04%) Blackberry
15 7 (12.28%) SCCM
15 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (12.28%) SLA
15 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
16 6 (10.53%) Internet
16 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
16 6 (10.53%) Data Centre

Desktop 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 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (42.11%) MS Office
2 21 (36.84%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) LAN
2 6 (10.53%) Internet
3 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.77%) VLAN
3 5 (8.77%) WAN
4 3 (5.26%) 3G
4 3 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (5.26%) SAN
4 3 (5.26%) VPN
4 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.26%) Wireless
5 2 (3.51%) Firewall
6 1 (1.75%) PBX
6 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) iPhone
2 8 (14.04%) Blackberry
3 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.77%) Driving Licence
4 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.26%) iPad
6 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.75%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.75%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 52 (91.23%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) Windows Server
3 30 (52.63%) Windows 7
4 21 (36.84%) Windows 8
4 21 (36.84%) Windows XP
5 17 (29.82%) Apple iOS
6 16 (28.07%) Android
7 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (17.54%) Mac OS X
8 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
11 4 (7.02%) Linux
12 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
2 5 (8.77%) ITIL
3 3 (5.26%) CAD
3 3 (5.26%) Logistics
3 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (5.26%) Patch Management
3 3 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (3.51%) Email Filtering
4 2 (3.51%) Information Management
4 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.51%) Web Filtering
5 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.75%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.75%) Line Management
5 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
3 4 (7.02%) HND
3 4 (7.02%) MCP
3 4 (7.02%) MCSE
4 3 (5.26%) MCDST
5 2 (3.51%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.75%) vSphere
4 1 (1.75%) XenApp
4 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) Citrix
2 13 (22.81%) VMware
3 3 (5.26%) Avaya
3 3 (5.26%) Intel Security
3 3 (5.26%) LANDesk
3 3 (5.26%) MobileIron
3 3 (5.26%) Sophos
4 2 (3.51%) Apple
5 1 (1.75%) Capita
5 1 (1.75%) Wyse
Goole, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21000 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Interquest - ECOM
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + iPad, Laptop & Phone
Posted: 6 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18595 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford
ECOM
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + iPad, Laptop & Phone
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
MOTT MACDONALD
Posted: 27 days ago