Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Desktop Technician was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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 West
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 339 331 340
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.029% 0.049% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.050% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 5
South West median annual salary £28,500 £27,750 £21,233
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% +30.70% -22.79%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,250 £20,743
90th Percentile £30,050 £30,000 £21,722
England median annual salary £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +10.42% -4.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10,028 9,928 10,456
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.50% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8,325 8,259 8,823
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Desktop Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Technician in the South West

Desktop Technician
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Desktop Technician in the South West

Desktop Technician
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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
Bristol 0 3 £28,500 -5.00%
Desktop Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, Desktop 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 South West region featuring Desktop Technician in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
1 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SAP