The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Service Desk Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Desk Engineer
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +4.44%
Service Desk Engineer
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the County Antrim 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
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51 163 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 98.08% 95.88% 90.07%
Number of salaries quoted 44 91 104
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £18,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Service Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Service Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Service Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Service Desk Engineer across the County Antrim region.

Service Desk Engineer Salary Trend in County Antrim

Service Desk Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim region that cited Service Desk Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) COM
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) EMC Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer

Service Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim region that cited Service Desk Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) EMC Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) EMC