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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Engineer
Rank 181 - 156
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.081% - 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% - 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £17,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
Service Desk Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3578 2481 2676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.60% 95.50% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2760 1912 2190
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Service Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Service Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Service Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Service Desk Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

Service Desk Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA

Service Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix