The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Technician
Rank 829 835 854
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 43 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.018% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.019% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 20
Average salary £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £14,900 £18,950
10% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £26,000 £27,550
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,000 £18,950
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +16.09%
Service Desk Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Service Desk Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Service Desk Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Service Desk Technician
Salary Trend in England

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

Service Desk Technician Salary Trend in England

Service Desk Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Desk Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Service Desk Technician Salary Histogram in England

Service Desk Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 11 £25,000 - 2
South East -10 10 £22,000 +2.32% 1
North West -11 9 £25,000 +18.34% 1
London -23 7 £23,000 +13.86%
West Midlands -13 3 £27,500 +25.00% 1
South West -28 1 £22,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £23,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Service Desk Technician
UK

Service Desk Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 52 (64.20%) Windows
2 44 (54.32%) Microsoft
3 37 (45.68%) Active Directory
4 35 (43.21%) MS Office
5 27 (33.33%) ITIL
6 26 (32.10%) MS Excel
7 20 (24.69%) SLA
8 15 (18.52%) Windows 7
9 14 (17.28%) Blackberry
9 14 (17.28%) MS Exchange
10 13 (16.05%) Citrix
10 13 (16.05%) Finance
11 12 (14.81%) Windows XP
12 10 (12.35%) Incident Management
13 9 (11.11%) VMware
13 9 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (9.88%) Lotus
14 8 (9.88%) IBM Notes
14 8 (9.88%) MCP
14 8 (9.88%) Firewall
15 7 (8.64%) Asset Management
15 7 (8.64%) iPad
15 7 (8.64%) LAN
15 7 (8.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (7.41%) WAN
16 6 (7.41%) Problem Management
16 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
17 5 (6.17%) Software Asset Management
17 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012

Service Desk Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 14 (17.28%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.88%) IBM Notes
3 7 (8.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.70%) Lync
5 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 35 (43.21%) MS Office
2 26 (32.10%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) Firewall
2 7 (8.64%) LAN
3 6 (7.41%) WAN
4 2 (2.47%) VPN
4 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.47%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.23%) VLAN
5 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.23%) IPsec
5 1 (1.23%) ADSL
5 1 (1.23%) DNS
5 1 (1.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) L2TP
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Law
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.64%) iPad
3 2 (2.47%) iPhone
4 1 (1.23%) Kindle
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (64.20%) Windows
2 15 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 12 (14.81%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.17%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.23%) AIX
7 1 (1.23%) Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (12.35%) Incident Management
3 7 (8.64%) Asset Management
4 6 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.17%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (4.94%) Service Management
7 3 (3.70%) Time Management
7 3 (3.70%) Software Distribution
8 2 (2.47%) Project Management
8 2 (2.47%) Change Management
9 1 (1.23%) Information Security
9 1 (1.23%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.23%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.23%) SQL
1 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (9.88%) MCP
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.17%) A+ Certification
4 5 (6.17%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (4.94%) MCSE
6 3 (3.70%) Degree
7 2 (2.47%) MCSA
8 1 (1.23%) CCNA
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.23%) MCTS
8 1 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.69%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (45.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.70%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.47%) XenApp
6 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (54.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) Citrix
3 9 (11.11%) VMware
4 8 (9.88%) Lotus
5 5 (6.17%) Mitel
6 4 (4.94%) HP
7 3 (3.70%) Cisco
8 2 (2.47%) Apple
8 2 (2.47%) Symantec
8 2 (2.47%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.23%) Veeam
9 1 (1.23%) Kaseya
9 1 (1.23%) AVG
9 1 (1.23%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.23%) Remedy
9 1 (1.23%) McAfee
9 1 (1.23%) Sophos
9 1 (1.23%) Dell
9 1 (1.23%) EMC
9 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
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