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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Technician
Rank 871 910 944
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 43 52 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.047% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.049% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 42 35 34
Median salary £25,500 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,100 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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
94249 105728 111501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79336 87614 89975
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +60 41 £26,000 +6.12% 1
West Midlands +15 13 £28,000 +30.23%
London +32 9 £27,000 -0.91% 1
South East +28 9 £25,000 -
Shropshire - 9 £28,000 -
North West +6 5 £22,000 +12.82%
City of London +59 4 £24,750 +7.60%
Oxfordshire -4 4 £25,000 +51.51%
Oxford - 4 £25,000 -
Yorkshire +31 3 £32,500 +71.05%
Sussex - 3 £25,000 -
Leeds - 3 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 -
Cheshire +29 2 £22,000 -13.72%
East of England +18 2 £26,250 -18.47%
Lancashire - 2 £24,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £26,250 -
Blackpool - 2 £24,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £26,250 -
Kent +14 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Scotland +10 1 - -
Walsall +3 1 £21,500 -
West Sussex 0 1 £29,000 +16.00%
Glasgow -1 1 - -
Manchester -4 1 £21,000 +7.69%
Merseyside -9 1 £22,000 +15.78%
Liverpool -16 1 £22,000 +15.78%
Worthing - 1 £29,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £24,500 -
Leicester - 1 £24,500 -

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 46 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 44 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 38 (63.33%) Windows
4 22 (36.67%) SCCM
5 19 (31.67%) Windows 7
6 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 16 (26.67%) ITIL
8 15 (25.00%) Citrix
9 14 (23.33%) MS Office
9 14 (23.33%) Intel Security
9 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (23.33%) Apple iOS
10 13 (21.67%) MobileIron
11 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (18.33%) Service Delivery
12 11 (18.33%) Finance
13 10 (16.67%) Blackberry
13 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 9 (15.00%) LAN
14 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (15.00%) Publishing
14 9 (15.00%) Asset Management
14 9 (15.00%) Statistics
14 9 (15.00%) BitLocker
15 8 (13.33%) VMware
15 8 (13.33%) Windows XP
15 8 (13.33%) MCP

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 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (23.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
2 4 (6.67%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.00%) LAN
3 6 (10.00%) DHCP
3 6 (10.00%) DNS
3 6 (10.00%) VPN
3 6 (10.00%) Wireless
4 4 (6.67%) 3G
4 4 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.00%) Firewall
6 1 (1.67%) SAN
6 1 (1.67%) Skype
6 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Publishing
3 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.00%) Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Law
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 9 (15.00%) Statistics
4 6 (10.00%) Driving Licence
5 4 (6.67%) iPad
5 4 (6.67%) iPhone
6 3 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.67%) PMI
8 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (63.33%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) Windows 7
3 14 (23.33%) Apple iOS
3 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 6 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 5 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 4 (6.67%) Android
9 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.67%) Unix
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) ITIL
2 11 (18.33%) Service Delivery
3 9 (15.00%) Asset Management
4 7 (11.67%) Project Management
5 5 (8.33%) Line Management
5 5 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (8.33%) Service Management
6 4 (6.67%) CAD
6 4 (6.67%) Information Management
6 4 (6.67%) Logistics
6 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.00%) ITSM
7 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.67%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (1.67%) Migration
9 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.33%) MCP
3 7 (11.67%) MCSE
4 5 (8.33%) MCDST
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
5 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) BitLocker
3 4 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (36.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 44 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) Citrix
3 14 (23.33%) Intel Security
4 13 (21.67%) MobileIron
5 8 (13.33%) VMware
6 4 (6.67%) LANDesk
6 4 (6.67%) Sage
6 4 (6.67%) Sophos
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco
7 3 (5.00%) iManage
8 2 (3.33%) Apple
8 2 (3.33%) Dell
8 2 (3.33%) HP
9 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.67%) FactSet
9 1 (1.67%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.67%) Reuters
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