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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Technician
UK
Rank 839 914 903
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 23 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.037% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.038% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 30
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 £18,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,300 £31,250
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £18,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+29.72% -26.00%

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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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
Top 13 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 22 February 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 +51 11 £22,500 +12.50% 1
West Midlands +25 5 £19,500 -2.50%
Coventry - 4 £19,500 -
London +53 3 £29,000 +16.00%
Leeds - 2 £25,250 -
Yorkshire - 2 £25,250 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £25,250 -
South East +61 1 £22,500 +21.62% 1
East Sussex -5 1 £22,500 +21.62%
City of London - 1 £29,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £26,500 -
Evesham - 1 £26,500 -
Eastbourne - 1 £22,500 -

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 44 (78.57%) Windows
2 39 (69.64%) Windows 7
3 29 (51.79%) Active Directory
4 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
4 25 (44.64%) Windows 8
5 20 (35.71%) SLA
6 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (21.43%) ITIL
7 12 (21.43%) Office 365
8 11 (19.64%) MS Office
9 10 (17.86%) Citrix
10 8 (14.29%) SCCM
10 8 (14.29%) VMware
11 6 (10.71%) Finance
11 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
11 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (10.71%) Line Management
11 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
12 5 (8.93%) Windows 10
12 5 (8.93%) Intel Security
13 4 (7.14%) Change Management
13 4 (7.14%) C
13 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
13 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
13 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
13 4 (7.14%) Dropbox
13 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (7.14%) Driving Licence
13 4 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS

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 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (19.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Office 365
2 4 (7.14%) Dropbox
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) LAN
2 3 (5.36%) Skype
2 3 (5.36%) Wireless
3 2 (3.57%) DHCP
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) 3G
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.79%) MPLS
4 1 (1.79%) Network Security
4 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.36%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.57%) Fintech
3 2 (3.57%) FMCG
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (78.57%) Windows
2 39 (69.64%) Windows 7
3 25 (44.64%) Windows 8
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.93%) Windows 10
6 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.57%) Android
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Line Management
3 4 (7.14%) Change Management
3 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.36%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.57%) Process Management
5 2 (3.57%) Service Management
5 2 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.79%) ITSM
6 1 (1.79%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.79%) QMS
6 1 (1.79%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (51.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) Citrix
3 8 (14.29%) VMware
4 5 (8.93%) Intel Security
5 2 (3.57%) Apple
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) Dell
5 2 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) Sage
6 1 (1.79%) Avaya
6 1 (1.79%) iManage
6 1 (1.79%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.79%) Sophos
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