The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Engineer
Rank 175 - 193
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.058% - 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% - 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £17,500 - £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -2.17%
Service Desk Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3382 3545 3816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.78% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2868 2890 3153
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Service Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Service Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Service Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Service Desk Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Service Desk Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (66.67%) CMDB
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) MGW
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) NetSuite
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS

Service Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) MGW
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CMDB
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) NetSuite