The table below looks at the statistics for the Desktop Technician role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Desktop Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Desktop Technician
Rank 854 875 842
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 18 49 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.041% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.044% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 17 38 37
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £19,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,150 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -8.16%

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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Desktop Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Technician in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 6 May 2015 within the UK.

Desktop Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Technician
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 18 £23,000 -8.00% 1
London +19 10 £23,000 -16.36%
South West -8 4 £21,500 - 1
South East +13 3 £22,000 +23.94%
Hampshire +1 3 £22,000 +23.94%
Gloucestershire - 3 £21,500 -
Southampton -5 2 £22,000 +18.91%
Cheltenham - 2 £21,500 -
Leicestershire +6 1 £25,000 -
East Midlands -5 1 £25,000 -
Exeter - 1 £22,500 -
Hinckley - 1 £25,000 -
Devon - 1 £22,500 -

Desktop Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Desktop Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Technician in their job title.

1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
3 22 (41.51%) MS Office
3 22 (41.51%) MS Excel
4 21 (39.62%) Windows 7
5 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
6 18 (33.96%) Citrix
7 14 (26.42%) ITIL
7 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (22.64%) Apple
10 11 (20.75%) Service Delivery
10 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
10 11 (20.75%) Coaching
11 10 (18.87%) Blackberry
12 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
12 9 (16.98%) VMware
13 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
14 7 (13.21%) SLA
14 7 (13.21%) Mac OS X
15 6 (11.32%) Information Security
15 6 (11.32%) Finance
15 6 (11.32%) IP Telephony
15 6 (11.32%) XenApp
15 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (11.32%) DNS
15 6 (11.32%) HP
15 6 (11.32%) DHCP
16 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
16 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification

Desktop Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Desktop Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Desktop Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.55%) IBM Notes
5 3 (5.66%) Apache
5 3 (5.66%) IIS
5 3 (5.66%) nginx
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (41.51%) MS Office
1 22 (41.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DHCP
1 6 (11.32%) DNS
1 6 (11.32%) IP Telephony
2 4 (7.55%) LAN
2 4 (7.55%) WAN
3 3 (5.66%) 3G
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
3 3 (5.66%) Wireless
4 2 (3.77%) LDAP
4 2 (3.77%) SMTP
5 1 (1.89%) VoIP
5 1 (1.89%) Internet
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
5 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) MySQL
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Games
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
2 5 (9.43%) Clustering
3 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.89%) iPhone
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Windows 7
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
6 7 (13.21%) Mac OS X
7 4 (7.55%) Linux
7 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
7 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.55%) Android
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) Service Delivery
2 11 (20.75%) Coaching
3 6 (11.32%) Information Security
4 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.66%) Document Management
6 2 (3.77%) Change Management
6 2 (3.77%) Line Management
7 1 (1.89%) CRM
7 1 (1.89%) Process Management
7 1 (1.89%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) VBScript
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) MCP
2 2 (3.77%) CCA
2 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCTS
3 1 (1.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) XenApp
3 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.89%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (1.89%) DameWare
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.96%) Citrix
3 12 (22.64%) Apple
4 9 (16.98%) VMware
5 6 (11.32%) HP
6 4 (7.55%) Symantec
6 4 (7.55%) Avaya
6 4 (7.55%) Lotus
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco
7 2 (3.77%) Adobe
8 1 (1.89%) Sophos
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