The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Technician was - in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Desktop Support Technician
England / South West
Rank - - 249
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Technician 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £22,000
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £18,907 £24,000
% change year-on-year +26.93% -21.21%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4917 5654 5814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.70% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4106 4670 4874
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Desktop Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Desktop Support Technician in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Technician in the South West

Desktop Support Technician
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Technician in the South West

Desktop Support Technician Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South West region featuring Desktop Support Technician in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Desktop Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft