Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Technician was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Blackpool during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Desktop Support Technician
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 - 16
Rank change year-on-year - +16 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Technician 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 3.39% - 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% - 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Blackpool median annual salary £23,000 - £24,000
Lancashire median annual salary £23,000 - £24,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Blackpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Blackpool
Permanent vacancies in Blackpool with a recognized job title 59 46 51
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 95.83% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 49 43 42
Blackpool median annual salary £38,500 £32,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.46% -30.85% +25.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,800 £21,300
90th Percentile £57,500 £44,850 £72,125
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

Desktop Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

Job postings that featured Desktop Support Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Blackpool.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Technician in Blackpool

Desktop Support Technician
Salary Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Technician in Blackpool.

Salary trend for Desktop Support Technician in Blackpool

Desktop Support Technician Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, Desktop Support Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Blackpool region featuring Desktop Support Technician in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) PMO

Desktop Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft