The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Service Desk Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Technician
Rank 257 315 317
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.029% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.031% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £30,000 £19,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -37.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £19,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £22,300 £33,950
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £20,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Service Desk Technician
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6363 9725 9706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.07% 95.35% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 8455 8287
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Service Desk Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Service Desk Technician in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Desk Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Service Desk Technician
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Service Desk Technician across the City of London region.

Service Desk Technician Salary Trend in the City of London

Service Desk Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Service Desk Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Service Desk Technician in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Reuters
1 4 (66.67%) Bloomberg
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) arcserve
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Service Desk Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Service Desk Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Service Desk Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Japanese Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCTS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Bloomberg
1 4 (66.67%) Reuters
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) arcserve
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware