The median annual salary for a Desktop Technician was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Desktop Technician
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 916 932
Rank change year-on-year +83 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 19 34 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.033% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.034% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 30
Median salary £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £26,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £19,907 £23,750
% change year-on-year +20.55% -16.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Desktop Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Technician in the UK

Desktop Technician
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Desktop Technician in the UK

Desktop Technician
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Desktop Technician over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Desktop Technician in the UK

Desktop Technician
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 19 £24,000 +6.66% 3
East of England +42 10 £24,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +23 8 £24,000 - 1
Hatfield +34 7 £24,000 -
London +54 4 £37,000 +42.30% 2
West Midlands - 3 £19,500 -
Coventry - 2 £19,500 -
South East +51 1 £22,500 +21.62%
East Sussex +3 1 £22,500 +21.62%
City of London - 1 £29,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £25,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £26,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £25,500 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £29,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £24,000 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £25,500 -
Evesham - 1 £26,500 -
Eastbourne - 1 £22,500 -

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 featuring Desktop Technician in the job title.

1 39 (79.59%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Windows 7
3 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
4 24 (48.98%) Windows 8
5 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
6 18 (36.73%) SLA
7 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 11 (22.45%) ITIL
8 11 (22.45%) Office 365
9 8 (16.33%) Citrix
10 7 (14.29%) MS Office
10 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
11 6 (12.24%) SCCM
11 6 (12.24%) VMware
12 5 (10.20%) Intel Security
12 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (10.20%) Driving Licence
12 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
13 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
13 4 (8.16%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (8.16%) C
13 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
14 3 (6.12%) Change Management
14 3 (6.12%) Wireless
14 3 (6.12%) Finance
14 3 (6.12%) LAN
14 3 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
14 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
14 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
14 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Dropbox
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) LAN
1 3 (6.12%) Skype
1 3 (6.12%) Wireless
2 2 (4.08%) DHCP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.04%) 3G
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.04%) MPLS
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
3 1 (2.04%) VLAN
3 1 (2.04%) VPN
3 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Law
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Fintech
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (79.59%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Windows 7
3 24 (48.98%) Windows 8
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
6 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
6 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.08%) Android
7 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.04%) Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 3 (6.12%) Change Management
2 3 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
2 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
2 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.08%) Line Management
3 2 (4.08%) Process Management
3 2 (4.08%) Time Management
4 1 (2.04%) Document Management
4 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.04%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.04%) QMS
4 1 (2.04%) Quality Management
4 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (4.08%) MCP
2 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.73%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Citrix
3 6 (12.24%) VMware
4 5 (10.20%) Intel Security
5 2 (4.08%) Apple
5 2 (4.08%) Dell
5 2 (4.08%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Avaya
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.04%) Sophos
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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