The median annual salary for a Desktop Support Technician was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Desktop Support Technician
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 229 266
Rank change year-on-year -2 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Technician 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.056% 0.089% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.091% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Median salary £22,000 £24,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.20% +28.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5243 5513 6646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.64% 97.73% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4396 4662 5466
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Desktop Support Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Desktop Support Technician in Yorkshire

Desktop Support Technician
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Desktop Support Technician in Yorkshire

Desktop Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Yorkshire region featuring Desktop Support Technician in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Business Development
2 3 (75.00%) LANDesk
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) MCDST
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office

Desktop Support Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Development
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCDST
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft