Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Desktop Technician was £21,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Desktop Technician
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 611 643
Rank change year-on-year +81 +32 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 11 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.037% 0.034% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.035% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 12
South East median annual salary £21,750 £21,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £18,250 £16,750 £18,700
90th Percentile £32,175 £25,000 £27,025
England median annual salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,750
% change year-on-year - +1.05% -7.77%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 28698 36932 41146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.68% 97.05% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24052 31447 33339
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Desktop Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Technician in the South East

Desktop Technician
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Desktop Technician in the South East

Desktop Technician
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Technician in the South East over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Technician in the South East

Desktop Technician
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Technician within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +58 3 £18,500 -18.68%
Berkshire +48 3 £18,500 -4.22%
Surrey - 3 £23,500 - 1
Hampshire +31 2 £21,000 -
Kent +27 1 £32,500 +54.76%
East Sussex +16 1 £22,500 +21.62%
West Sussex - 1 £21,000 -
Desktop Technician
England

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 across the South East region featuring Desktop Technician in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Veeam
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (27.27%) MCITP
5 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
5 3 (27.27%) Time Management
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) MCSA
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) Spiceworks

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
1 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
2 3 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
1 3 (27.27%) MCSA
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Spiceworks
2 3 (27.27%) Veeam
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
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