Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Technician was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Blackpool during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 25 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Technician 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 6.67% 2.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 2.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Blackpool median annual salary £23,000 £24,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% - -
Lancashire median annual salary £23,000 £24,000 -
% change year-on-year -4.17% - -

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 30 74 79
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 89.16% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29 64 62
Blackpool median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +20.00% -7.14%
10th Percentile £23,800 £28,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £46,500 £67,775 £52,875
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +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 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Desktop Support 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 across the Blackpool region featuring Desktop Support Technician in the job title.

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%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft