The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Service Desk Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Engineer
Rank 369 397 441
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 71 67 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.33% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 68 55 34
Median salary £24,750 £22,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £28,400
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.17%
Service Desk Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
17624 20064 22070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 97.07% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14938 16188 17853
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Service Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Service Desk Engineer in the job title.

Service Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Service Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Service Desk Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Service Desk Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Desk Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Service Desk Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Service Desk Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -9 17 £28,000 +7.69% 1
Oxfordshire -2 16 £28,500 +50.00% 1
West Sussex +8 13 £22,000 +15.78%
Hampshire +21 12 £24,500 -31.94%
Berkshire +18 6 £25,750 +24.09%
Buckinghamshire +25 5 £25,500 +17.24% 1
East Sussex +21 1 £22,500 -10.89%
Middlesex +8 1 £23,000 +2.22%
Service Desk Engineer
England

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Service Desk Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Service Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 65 (63.11%) Windows
2 57 (55.34%) Microsoft
3 41 (39.81%) Active Directory
4 39 (37.86%) Cisco
5 36 (34.95%) WAN
6 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
6 34 (33.01%) DNS
7 31 (30.10%) VMware
8 30 (29.13%) Windows Server
9 29 (28.16%) ITIL
10 28 (27.18%) MS Exchange
10 28 (27.18%) Firewall
11 27 (26.21%) SLA
11 27 (26.21%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (25.24%) Linux
12 26 (25.24%) Windows 7
13 24 (23.30%) MS Office
13 24 (23.30%) MS Excel
14 23 (22.33%) LAN
15 20 (19.42%) CCNA
16 19 (18.45%) Internet
16 19 (18.45%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (18.45%) DHCP
17 18 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (15.53%) Juniper
19 16 (15.53%) MCSA
19 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (15.53%) Hyper-V
20 15 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2010

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (27.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (7.77%) Skype for Business
5 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.97%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 24 (23.30%) MS Excel
1 24 (23.30%) MS Office
2 7 (6.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) Office 365
2 3 (2.91%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 36 (34.95%) WAN
2 34 (33.01%) DNS
2 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
3 28 (27.18%) Firewall
4 23 (22.33%) LAN
5 19 (18.45%) DHCP
5 19 (18.45%) Internet
6 13 (12.62%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (12.62%) SMTP
7 12 (11.65%) VoIP
8 9 (8.74%) ADSL
9 8 (7.77%) BGP
9 8 (7.77%) Broadband
9 8 (7.77%) FWSM
9 8 (7.77%) OSPF
10 5 (4.85%) VPN
11 3 (2.91%) MPLS
11 3 (2.91%) SAN
11 3 (2.91%) tcpdump
11 3 (2.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) MySQL
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (13.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.91%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Legal
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) iPhone
3 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.85%) IVR
4 4 (3.88%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.88%) Replication
5 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (63.11%) Windows
2 30 (29.13%) Windows Server
3 26 (25.24%) Linux
3 26 (25.24%) Windows 7
4 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (11.65%) Windows 8
8 10 (9.71%) Windows 10
9 9 (8.74%) Android
9 9 (8.74%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.85%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.88%) Unix
12 3 (2.91%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) ITIL
2 11 (10.68%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (7.77%) Incident Management
3 8 (7.77%) ITIL V3
3 8 (7.77%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (7.77%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (5.83%) Email Filtering
4 6 (5.83%) Project Planning
4 6 (5.83%) Web Filtering
5 4 (3.88%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.91%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.91%) Service Management
7 2 (1.94%) CRM
7 2 (1.94%) Migration
7 2 (1.94%) Web Development
8 1 (0.97%) Change Management
8 1 (0.97%) Network Architecture
8 1 (0.97%) Network Management
8 1 (0.97%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.77%) C
2 6 (5.83%) SQL
3 2 (1.94%) Java
3 2 (1.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (26.21%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (19.42%) CCNA
3 19 (18.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (15.53%) MCSA
5 14 (13.59%) MCSE
6 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
7 8 (7.77%) CCNP
7 8 (7.77%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (7.77%) MOS
7 8 (7.77%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
8 7 (6.80%) Degree
9 5 (4.85%) JNCIA
9 5 (4.85%) MCP
10 4 (3.88%) MCDST
10 4 (3.88%) MCTS
11 3 (2.91%) CCA
11 3 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.91%) MCITP
11 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (26.21%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (39.81%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (15.53%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.77%) Firmware
5 7 (6.80%) XenApp
5 7 (6.80%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.94%) vSphere
8 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) SCCM
2 4 (3.88%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.91%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.97%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 57 (55.34%) Microsoft
2 39 (37.86%) Cisco
3 31 (30.10%) VMware
4 16 (15.53%) Juniper
5 14 (13.59%) HP
6 13 (12.62%) Citrix
7 11 (10.68%) CheckPoint
7 11 (10.68%) F5
8 8 (7.77%) Extreme Networks
8 8 (7.77%) Palo Alto
8 8 (7.77%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.85%) Avaya
9 5 (4.85%) Dell
9 5 (4.85%) Mitel
9 5 (4.85%) Symantec
10 3 (2.91%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (2.91%) NetApp
10 3 (2.91%) NetScout
11 2 (1.94%) Acronis
11 2 (1.94%) SonicWALL
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