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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Technician
Rank 877 919 939
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 31 51 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.046% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.048% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 35
Median salary £23,625 £25,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.50% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,233 £21,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,440 £34,200
UK excluding London median salary £22,875 £23,500 £26,625
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -11.73%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 25 July 2016 within the UK.

Desktop Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Technician
Top 30 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 25 July 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 +46 29 £24,000 -2.04% 1
South East +32 6 £25,000 +4.16% 1
London +22 6 £26,000 -1.88%
South West +22 5 £21,233 -
Dorset +14 5 £21,233 -
Poole - 5 £21,233 -
City of London +53 4 £24,750 +7.60%
West Midlands +6 4 £21,750 +1.16%
Yorkshire +35 3 £24,500 +28.94%
North West +22 3 £22,000 +12.82%
Sussex - 3 £25,000 -
East Yorkshire - 3 £24,500 -
Goole - 3 £24,500 -
East of England +33 2 £26,250 -18.47%
Oxford - 2 £25,000 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £24,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £26,250 -
Blackpool - 2 £24,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £26,250 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £25,000 - 1
Kent +17 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Scotland 0 1 - -
Walsall -3 1 £21,500 -
Glasgow -6 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £24,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £19,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £26,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £22,000 -
Newport - 1 £22,500 -
South Wales - 1 £22,500 -

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 48 (82.76%) Windows
2 44 (75.86%) Microsoft
3 40 (68.97%) Active Directory
4 24 (41.38%) MS Excel
5 21 (36.21%) Windows 7
5 21 (36.21%) Windows Server
6 18 (31.03%) MS Office
7 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (20.69%) Citrix
9 11 (18.97%) Blackberry
9 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
9 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
10 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (17.24%) SCCM
10 10 (17.24%) Windows 8
10 10 (17.24%) VMware
11 9 (15.52%) Apple iOS
11 9 (15.52%) Android
11 9 (15.52%) ITIL
11 9 (15.52%) Finance
12 8 (13.79%) MCP
12 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
12 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (13.79%) Office 365
13 7 (12.07%) Mac OS X
13 7 (12.07%) SLA
13 7 (12.07%) LAN
13 7 (12.07%) MCSE
13 7 (12.07%) Project Management
14 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure

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 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 18 (31.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.07%) LAN
3 5 (8.62%) Wireless
4 4 (6.90%) 3G
4 4 (6.90%) Internet
4 4 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.17%) Firewall
5 3 (5.17%) SAN
6 2 (3.45%) DHCP
6 2 (3.45%) DNS
6 2 (3.45%) VPN
7 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) Driving Licence
3 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.90%) iPad
4 4 (6.90%) iPhone
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.72%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.72%) PMI
6 1 (1.72%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 48 (82.76%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) Windows 7
2 21 (36.21%) Windows Server
3 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
5 10 (17.24%) Windows 8
6 9 (15.52%) Android
6 9 (15.52%) Apple iOS
7 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (12.07%) Mac OS X
9 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (6.90%) Linux
10 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.72%) Unix
11 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Project Management
3 5 (8.62%) Line Management
3 5 (8.62%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (8.62%) Service Management
4 4 (6.90%) CAD
4 4 (6.90%) Information Management
4 4 (6.90%) Logistics
4 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.17%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.45%) Email Filtering
6 2 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Web Filtering
7 1 (1.72%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.72%) Software Audit
7 1 (1.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.79%) MCP
3 7 (12.07%) MCSE
4 5 (8.62%) Degree
4 5 (8.62%) MCDST
5 4 (6.90%) HND
6 2 (3.45%) MCITP
7 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) Terminal Services
3 4 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) Citrix
3 10 (17.24%) VMware
4 4 (6.90%) Intel Security
4 4 (6.90%) LANDesk
4 4 (6.90%) MobileIron
4 4 (6.90%) Sage
4 4 (6.90%) Sophos
5 1 (1.72%) Apple
5 1 (1.72%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.72%) Capita
5 1 (1.72%) FactSet
5 1 (1.72%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.72%) Reuters
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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