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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Engineer
Rank 386 425 407
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 50 42 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 58
Median salary £28,000 £26,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £26,800
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +4.34%
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
17706 19810 21849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.00% 96.60% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14988 16342 17085
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +50 22 £28,000 -6.66% 3
Oxfordshire -4 10 £28,500 +54.05% 2
Berkshire -1 9 £32,500 +17.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 5 £25,000 +5.26%
Hampshire -4 4 £19,875 -23.55% 4
Service Desk Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 81 (67.50%) Windows
2 71 (59.17%) Microsoft
3 54 (45.00%) TCP/IP
4 49 (40.83%) DNS
5 48 (40.00%) VMware
6 47 (39.17%) Firewall
7 45 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 44 (36.67%) MS Exchange
9 42 (35.00%) MS Excel
10 41 (34.17%) Cisco
11 40 (33.33%) WAN
12 38 (31.67%) Windows Server
13 36 (30.00%) Windows 7
14 35 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 35 (29.17%) Linux
15 34 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2010
16 31 (25.83%) SLA
17 29 (24.17%) ITIL
17 29 (24.17%) Exchange Server 2007
17 29 (24.17%) Hyper-V
18 26 (21.67%) Internet
19 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
20 23 (19.17%) MS Office
21 22 (18.33%) VoIP
22 21 (17.50%) Blackberry
22 21 (17.50%) SMTP
22 21 (17.50%) LAN
22 21 (17.50%) Windows 8
23 20 (16.67%) Kalman Filter

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 44 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 34 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (24.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.17%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 42 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (19.17%) MS Office
3 8 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.50%) Office 365
2 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 49 (40.83%) DNS
3 47 (39.17%) Firewall
4 40 (33.33%) WAN
5 26 (21.67%) Internet
6 22 (18.33%) VoIP
7 21 (17.50%) LAN
7 21 (17.50%) SMTP
8 17 (14.17%) ADSL
9 14 (11.67%) DHCP
9 14 (11.67%) SSL
10 8 (6.67%) Broadband
11 6 (5.00%) 2G
11 6 (5.00%) 3G
11 6 (5.00%) H.323
11 6 (5.00%) LTE
11 6 (5.00%) Network Security
11 6 (5.00%) SIGTRAN
11 6 (5.00%) SS7
11 6 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (11.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (1.67%) Finance
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.50%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.83%) iPhone
3 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.17%) IVR
4 5 (4.17%) Statistics
5 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.50%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (67.50%) Windows
2 38 (31.67%) Windows Server
3 36 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 35 (29.17%) Linux
4 35 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (17.50%) Windows 8
7 20 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (12.50%) Windows Vista
10 14 (11.67%) Windows 10
11 9 (7.50%) Android
12 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.17%) ITIL
2 20 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 15 (12.50%) Email Filtering
3 15 (12.50%) Web Filtering
4 8 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 8 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (5.00%) Network Management
6 5 (4.17%) Network Architecture
6 5 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.33%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.33%) Project Planning
8 3 (2.50%) Service Management
8 3 (2.50%) Web Development
9 2 (1.67%) B2B
9 2 (1.67%) Line Management
9 2 (1.67%) Migration
9 2 (1.67%) Service Delivery
10 1 (0.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.33%) C
2 3 (2.50%) Java
2 3 (2.50%) VB
3 2 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (10.00%) CCNA
3 12 (10.00%) MCSE
4 11 (9.17%) MCSA
5 7 (5.83%) Degree
5 7 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (5.83%) MCITP
5 7 (5.83%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (4.17%) CCNP
6 5 (4.17%) JNCIA
6 5 (4.17%) MCP
6 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.33%) MOS
8 3 (2.50%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.67%) GNVQ
10 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (25.83%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 34 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (24.17%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.17%) Terminal Services
4 5 (4.17%) XenApp
4 5 (4.17%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (3.33%) Firmware
6 2 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 8 (6.67%) SCCM
3 4 (3.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.83%) SCSM
4 1 (0.83%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 71 (59.17%) Microsoft
2 48 (40.00%) VMware
3 41 (34.17%) Cisco
4 18 (15.00%) HP
5 17 (14.17%) Dell
5 17 (14.17%) Symantec
6 16 (13.33%) Citrix
7 14 (11.67%) SonicWALL
8 10 (8.33%) Mitel
9 9 (7.50%) Juniper
10 5 (4.17%) Avaya
11 4 (3.33%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (3.33%) F5
11 4 (3.33%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.33%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.50%) Dell Compellent
12 3 (2.50%) IBM
12 3 (2.50%) Remedy
13 2 (1.67%) Apple
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