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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Technician
Rank 908 926 935
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 25 32 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.029% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.030% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 42
Median salary £22,500 £23,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,233 £19,000 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,900 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.00%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
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 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +27 24 £22,500 -2.17% 4
Yorkshire +31 5 £24,500 +28.94%
South West +7 5 £21,233 -1.24%
London +6 5 £25,000 -2.91%
Goole - 5 £24,500 -
Poole - 5 £21,233 -
East Yorkshire - 5 £24,500 -
Dorset - 5 £21,233 -
South East +37 4 £25,000 +13.63% 1
North West +19 3 £22,000 +12.82%
West Midlands - 3 £21,500 - 1
City of London +58 2 £22,500 -39.18%
Blackpool - 2 £24,000 -
Oxford - 2 £25,000 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £24,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £25,000 - 1
Kent +18 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Scotland -5 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £22,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £22,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £22,000 -
Walsall - 1 £21,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £19,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £22,000 -
Stafford - 1 £22,000 -
Whitstable - 1 £21,000 -
Chester - 1 £22,000 -
Crewe - 1 £22,000 -

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 49 (83.05%) Windows
2 46 (77.97%) Microsoft
3 35 (59.32%) Active Directory
4 26 (44.07%) Windows Server
5 25 (42.37%) MS Excel
6 22 (37.29%) Windows 7
7 18 (30.51%) MS Office
8 15 (25.42%) Windows 8
9 14 (23.73%) Apple iOS
9 14 (23.73%) Windows XP
10 13 (22.03%) Android
11 12 (20.34%) Office 365
12 11 (18.64%) VMware
12 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (16.95%) SCCM
13 10 (16.95%) ITIL
14 9 (15.25%) MCP
14 9 (15.25%) LAN
14 9 (15.25%) Blackberry
15 8 (13.56%) Citrix
15 8 (13.56%) MCSE
16 7 (11.86%) SLA
16 7 (11.86%) Mac OS X
16 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
16 7 (11.86%) Finance
16 7 (11.86%) Project Management
16 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
17 6 (10.17%) 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 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (42.37%) MS Excel
2 18 (30.51%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) LAN
2 6 (10.17%) Internet
3 5 (8.47%) Wireless
4 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.08%) Firewall
5 3 (5.08%) SAN
5 3 (5.08%) VPN
5 3 (5.08%) WAN
6 2 (3.39%) 3G
6 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.39%) VLAN
6 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.69%) DHCP
7 1 (1.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.47%) Driving Licence
4 5 (8.47%) iPhone
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) iPad
5 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.69%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.69%) PMI
6 1 (1.69%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 49 (83.05%) Windows
2 26 (44.07%) Windows Server
3 22 (37.29%) Windows 7
4 15 (25.42%) Windows 8
5 14 (23.73%) Apple iOS
5 14 (23.73%) Windows XP
6 13 (22.03%) Android
7 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (11.86%) Mac OS X
8 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (8.47%) Windows 10
11 4 (6.78%) Linux
12 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Project Management
3 5 (8.47%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (6.78%) CAD
4 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
4 4 (6.78%) Information Management
4 4 (6.78%) Logistics
4 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.39%) Email Filtering
5 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.39%) Service Management
5 2 (3.39%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.39%) Web Filtering
6 1 (1.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.69%) Line Management
6 1 (1.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.25%) MCP
3 8 (13.56%) MCSE
4 5 (8.47%) Degree
4 5 (8.47%) MCDST
5 4 (6.78%) HND
6 2 (3.39%) MCITP
7 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (59.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.78%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (77.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) VMware
3 8 (13.56%) Citrix
4 4 (6.78%) LANDesk
4 4 (6.78%) MobileIron
5 2 (3.39%) Apple
5 2 (3.39%) Intel Security
5 2 (3.39%) Sophos
6 1 (1.69%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.69%) Capita
6 1 (1.69%) FactSet
6 1 (1.69%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.69%) Reuters
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