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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Technician
Rank 844 920 933
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 32 35 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.033% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.034% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 33
Median salary £24,500 £29,250 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.23% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £27,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +17.02%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

Desktop Technician Salary Histogram in the UK

Desktop Technician
Top 19 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 9 December 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 +59 22 £25,000 -12.28% 3
Leeds - 8 £27,750 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £27,750 -
Yorkshire - 8 £27,750 -
South East +77 7 £25,000 +17.64% 1
London +56 4 £26,250 -27.08%
Oxfordshire - 4 £25,000 -
Oxford - 4 £25,000 -
South West - 3 £23,000 -
City of London +26 2 £26,250 -13.22%
Gloucester - 2 £22,250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £22,250 -
West Sussex +22 1 £18,500 -26.00%
Hampshire +6 1 £18,000 -
Bristol - 1 £25,000 -
Fareham - 1 £18,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £21,000 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £18,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £21,000 - 1

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 53 (73.61%) Windows
2 44 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 43 (59.72%) Active Directory
4 40 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 24 (33.33%) ITIL
6 21 (29.17%) SCCM
7 19 (26.39%) Citrix
8 18 (25.00%) Intel Security
9 17 (23.61%) MS Office
10 16 (22.22%) Office 365
11 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
11 15 (20.83%) Finance
12 14 (19.44%) Windows 8
13 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
14 12 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
14 12 (16.67%) Apple iOS
15 11 (15.28%) VMware
15 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
16 10 (13.89%) SLA
16 10 (13.89%) MobileIron
17 9 (12.50%) Line Management
17 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (12.50%) Asset Management
17 9 (12.50%) Statistics
17 9 (12.50%) Publishing
17 9 (12.50%) Blackberry
17 9 (12.50%) BitLocker
18 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (11.11%) Windows XP

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 12 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (23.61%) MS Office
2 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Office 365
2 8 (11.11%) Dropbox
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.33%) DHCP
2 6 (8.33%) DNS
3 5 (6.94%) Wireless
4 4 (5.56%) 3G
4 4 (5.56%) LAN
4 4 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (5.56%) Skype
4 4 (5.56%) VPN
4 4 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.78%) Firewall
6 1 (1.39%) WAN
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Publishing
3 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Law
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 9 (12.50%) Statistics
2 4 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.56%) iPad
2 4 (5.56%) iPhone
2 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.56%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.78%) Fintech
4 2 (2.78%) FMCG
4 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (73.61%) Windows
2 40 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 14 (19.44%) Windows 8
4 12 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
6 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.56%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.78%) Android
10 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.39%) Unix
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 9 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 9 (12.50%) Line Management
4 8 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (9.72%) Service Management
6 4 (5.56%) Change Management
6 4 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.17%) ITSM
7 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.78%) Project Management
9 1 (1.39%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.39%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.39%) Migration
9 1 (1.39%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.39%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (4.17%) MCP
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (59.72%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.50%) BitLocker
3 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (29.17%) SCCM
2 5 (6.94%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 44 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.39%) Citrix
3 18 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 11 (15.28%) VMware
5 10 (13.89%) MobileIron
6 6 (8.33%) Sage
7 4 (5.56%) Sophos
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco
8 3 (4.17%) iManage
9 2 (2.78%) Dell
9 2 (2.78%) HP
10 1 (1.39%) Apple
10 1 (1.39%) Avaya
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