Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Desktop Technician was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 July 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 315 350
Rank change year-on-year +22 +35 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Technician 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.011% 0.050% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.051% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 8
West Midlands median annual salary £25,500 £23,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.87% +4.55% +2.33%
10th Percentile £24,750 £19,760 £20,075
90th Percentile £26,250 £29,200 £23,750
England median annual salary £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +14.58% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 8,917 9,711 11,901
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.75% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6,956 8,188 9,458
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Desktop Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Technician in the West Midlands

Desktop Technician
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Desktop Technician in the West Midlands

Desktop Technician
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Technician within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Worcestershire +21 1 £25,500 -3.77%
Desktop Technician
England

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 West Midlands region featuring Desktop Technician in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

Desktop Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft