The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Desk Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Engineer
Rank 404 422 415
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 39 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 23
Average salary £23,500 £22,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £17,475 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,800
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21473 20949 22153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.84% 95.00% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17169 17278 18929
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Service Desk Engineer
England

Service Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -5 16 £25,250 +26.25%
Hampshire +17 15 £22,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £26,500 -
Berkshire +2 2 £26,000 -5.45% 2
East Sussex - 2 £24,000 -
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £22,500 -31.81% 1
Service Desk Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 50 (78.13%) Windows
2 33 (51.56%) Citrix
2 33 (51.56%) VMware
3 31 (48.44%) Active Directory
4 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (35.94%) TCP/IP
7 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (31.25%) ITIL
9 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (26.56%) Windows 7
10 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
11 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (18.75%) DHCP
13 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
13 11 (17.19%) MS Office
14 10 (15.63%) LAN
15 9 (14.06%) MCP
15 9 (14.06%) SLA
15 9 (14.06%) Cisco
16 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (12.50%) Windows 8
16 8 (12.50%) DNS
16 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
17 7 (10.94%) VPN
17 7 (10.94%) Linux
18 6 (9.38%) SQL
18 6 (9.38%) WAN
18 6 (9.38%) Service Management
18 6 (9.38%) Lync

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.38%) Lync
3 3 (4.69%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.19%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.94%) TCP/IP
2 12 (18.75%) DHCP
3 10 (15.63%) LAN
4 8 (12.50%) DNS
5 7 (10.94%) VPN
6 6 (9.38%) WAN
7 4 (6.25%) Internet
7 4 (6.25%) Firewall
8 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.56%) FWSM
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
1 4 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.56%) PDA
2 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 50 (78.13%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (26.56%) Windows 7
6 8 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 7 (10.94%) Linux
8 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) ITIL
2 6 (9.38%) Service Management
3 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.56%) eTOM
5 1 (1.56%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.56%) CRM
5 1 (1.56%) Six Sigma
5 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.06%) MCP
3 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 4 (6.25%) MCDST
4 4 (6.25%) MCITP
4 4 (6.25%) MCSE
4 4 (6.25%) MCSA
5 3 (4.69%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (3.13%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.56%) MOS
7 1 (1.56%) CCNP
7 1 (1.56%) CCNA
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (48.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.25%) XenApp
3 4 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) Citrix
1 33 (51.56%) VMware
2 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.06%) Cisco
4 5 (7.81%) HP
4 5 (7.81%) Remedy
5 3 (4.69%) Intel
5 3 (4.69%) Lotus
6 2 (3.13%) BT
6 2 (3.13%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.56%) F5
7 1 (1.56%) Huawei
7 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.56%) Juniper
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
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