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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Technician
UK
Rank 818 921 893
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 27 26 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.026% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.027% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 26
Median salary £24,000 £20,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £17,650 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £28,200 £30,450
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £18,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year
+29.72% -27.45%

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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017 within the UK.

Desktop Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Technician
Top 16 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +55 15 £25,000 +25.00% 1
Leeds - 6 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £27,500 -
Yorkshire - 6 £27,500 -
West Midlands +4 3 £19,500 -2.50%
Coventry - 3 £19,500 -
South East +53 2 £21,750 +17.56% 1
London +40 2 £27,250 +9.00%
City of London +34 2 £27,250 -4.38%
Gloucestershire - 2 £22,250 -
Gloucester - 2 £22,250 -
South West - 2 £22,250 -
West Sussex +10 1 £18,500 -26.00%
Haywards Heath - 1 £18,500 -
Oxford - 1 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £25,000 -

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 46 (69.70%) Windows
2 40 (60.61%) Windows 7
3 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 37 (56.06%) Active Directory
5 22 (33.33%) ITIL
6 21 (31.82%) Windows 8
7 20 (30.30%) SCCM
8 16 (24.24%) SLA
9 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 15 (22.73%) Intel Security
9 15 (22.73%) Office 365
10 14 (21.21%) Citrix
11 13 (19.70%) Apple iOS
12 12 (18.18%) MS Office
13 11 (16.67%) VMware
14 10 (15.15%) Service Delivery
14 10 (15.15%) MobileIron
15 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (13.64%) BitLocker
15 9 (13.64%) Statistics
15 9 (13.64%) Publishing
15 9 (13.64%) Asset Management
16 8 (12.12%) Finance
17 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
17 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (10.61%) Line Management
18 6 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
18 6 (9.09%) Dropbox
18 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
18 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP

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 (10.61%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) Office 365
2 6 (9.09%) Dropbox
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.58%) DHCP
2 5 (7.58%) DNS
3 4 (6.06%) LAN
3 4 (6.06%) Skype
3 4 (6.06%) VPN
3 4 (6.06%) Wireless
4 2 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (1.52%) 3G
5 1 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.52%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (13.64%) Publishing
2 8 (12.12%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Law
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (13.64%) Statistics
2 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.06%) User Experience
3 3 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.55%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.03%) Fintech
4 2 (3.03%) FMCG
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) iPad
5 1 (1.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 46 (69.70%) Windows
2 40 (60.61%) Windows 7
3 21 (31.82%) Windows 8
4 13 (19.70%) Apple iOS
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 6 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.58%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.03%) Android
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 9 (13.64%) Asset Management
4 7 (10.61%) Line Management
5 6 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.06%) Change Management
6 4 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.06%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.55%) ITSM
7 3 (4.55%) Service Management
8 2 (3.03%) Process Management
9 1 (1.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.52%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.52%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.52%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.52%) MCP
3 1 (1.52%) MCSA
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.24%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (56.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.64%) BitLocker
3 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (30.30%) SCCM
2 5 (7.58%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.73%) Intel Security
3 14 (21.21%) Citrix
4 11 (16.67%) VMware
5 10 (15.15%) MobileIron
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco
6 3 (4.55%) iManage
6 3 (4.55%) Sage
7 2 (3.03%) Apple
7 2 (3.03%) Dell
7 2 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) Avaya
8 1 (1.52%) Sophos
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