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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Technician
Rank 904 933 942
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 19 31 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.029% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.030% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 48
Median salary £22,000 £22,750 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.29% -10.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,233 £18,850 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £21,250 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -11.45%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 27 May 2016 within the UK.

Desktop Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Technician
Top 27 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 27 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 +4 19 £22,000 -3.29% 2
Yorkshire +6 5 £24,500 +25.64%
South West +3 5 £21,233 -3.48%
Goole - 5 £24,500 -
Poole - 5 £21,233 -
East Yorkshire - 5 £24,500 -
Dorset - 5 £21,233 -
North West +20 3 £22,000 +12.82%
London +15 3 £26,000 +4.00%
Manchester +3 2 £22,500 +15.38%
Uxbridge - 2 £26,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £20,500 -
East Midlands +13 1 £37,500 +50.00%
South East +1 1 £20,500 -4.65% 1
Chester - 1 £22,000 -
Crewe - 1 £22,000 -
Northwich - 1 £22,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £37,500 -
Oxford - 1 £20,500 -
Stafford - 1 £22,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £22,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £22,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £20,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £19,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £22,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £22,000 -

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 50 (87.72%) Windows
2 46 (80.70%) Microsoft
3 31 (54.39%) Windows Server
4 30 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 27 (47.37%) Windows 7
6 23 (40.35%) MS Excel
7 22 (38.60%) MS Office
8 21 (36.84%) Windows 8
9 18 (31.58%) Apple iOS
9 18 (31.58%) Windows XP
10 17 (29.82%) Android
11 15 (26.32%) Office 365
12 12 (21.05%) VMware
13 10 (17.54%) LAN
14 9 (15.79%) Citrix
14 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (15.79%) Mac OS X
14 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (15.79%) SCCM
14 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (12.28%) SLA
16 6 (10.53%) MCSE
16 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (10.53%) Internet
16 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
16 6 (10.53%) ITIL
16 6 (10.53%) MCP
16 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
16 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
16 6 (10.53%) iPhone

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 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (40.35%) MS Excel
2 22 (38.60%) MS Office
3 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) LAN
2 6 (10.53%) Internet
3 4 (7.02%) VLAN
3 4 (7.02%) WAN
4 3 (5.26%) SAN
4 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.26%) VPN
4 3 (5.26%) Wireless
5 2 (3.51%) Firewall
6 1 (1.75%) 3G
6 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 6 (10.53%) iPhone
2 5 (8.77%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.02%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.75%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) iPad
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
5 1 (1.75%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 50 (87.72%) Windows
2 31 (54.39%) Windows Server
3 27 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 21 (36.84%) Windows 8
5 18 (31.58%) Apple iOS
5 18 (31.58%) Windows XP
6 17 (29.82%) Android
7 9 (15.79%) Mac OS X
7 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
10 4 (7.02%) Linux
11 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.53%) ITIL
2 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
2 5 (8.77%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (8.77%) Project Management
3 4 (7.02%) CAD
3 4 (7.02%) Information Management
3 4 (7.02%) Logistics
4 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.51%) Email Filtering
5 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.51%) Web Filtering
6 1 (1.75%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.75%) Line Management
6 1 (1.75%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.75%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.53%) MCP
2 6 (10.53%) MCSE
3 5 (8.77%) Degree
3 5 (8.77%) MCDST
4 4 (7.02%) HND
5 2 (3.51%) MCITP
6 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (80.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) VMware
3 9 (15.79%) Citrix
4 4 (7.02%) LANDesk
4 4 (7.02%) MobileIron
5 2 (3.51%) Apple
6 1 (1.75%) Avaya
6 1 (1.75%) Capita
6 1 (1.75%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.75%) Sophos
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