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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Engineer
Rank 177 164 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.16% 0.064% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.066% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £19,000 £25,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.49% -
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.38%
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
3567 3023 2695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.11% 96.30% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2777 2409 2286
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Service Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 20 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Vista
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (88.89%) Symantec
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (88.89%) Windows XP
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (88.89%) SLA
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA

Service Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows XP
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Vista
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
1 8 (88.89%) Symantec
1 8 (88.89%) VMware