Desktop Support Technician Skills you Need for your CV and Career in It & Telecoms

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Desktop Support Technician Skills List in It & Telecoms

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Desktop Support Technician role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Desktop Support Technician job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 45% of Desktop Support Technician job descriptions contained technical support as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

technical support
45%
1st line
45%
helpdesk
34%
it support technician
34%
software
34%
it technician
34%
desktop support
34%
technology
23%
it analyst
23%
2nd line
23%
desktop application support
23%
it support engineer
23%
desk
23%
engineer
23%
it systems engineer
23%
hardware
23%
it systems technician
23%
technician
23%
applications
12%
desktop support engineer
12%
operating systems
12%
first line support
12%
active directory
12%
it service desk technician
12%
helpdesk support
12%
computer systems
12%
it systems support
12%
ict
12%
desktop computers
12%
information technology
12%
it helpdesk
12%
it support
12%
itil
12%
servers
12%
itil certified
12%
1st line support
12%
support engineer
12%
remote desktop
12%

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