The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Engineer
Rank 108 104 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.17% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £32,000 £22,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -6.38%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £25,000 £23,005
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.67%
Service Desk Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1139 1182 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.44% 94.86% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1047 656
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Service Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Service Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Service Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Service Desk Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Service Desk Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Snodland - 1 £32,000 -
Service Desk Engineer
South East

Service Desk Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Service Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) ProCurve