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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Engineer
Rank 373 421 381
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 53 48 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 71
Median salary £28,000 £26,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.38%
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
16934 20356 20992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.98% 96.58% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14151 17066 16412
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +44 23 £28,000 -5.08%
Berkshire +31 11 £27,500 -1.78% 3
Oxfordshire 0 10 £28,500 +54.05%
Hampshire +6 6 £20,000 -23.07%
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £25,000 -9.09%
West Sussex - 1 £23,000 -
Service Desk Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 84 (68.29%) Windows
2 73 (59.35%) Microsoft
3 58 (47.15%) TCP/IP
4 56 (45.53%) VMware
5 54 (43.90%) DNS
6 52 (42.28%) Firewall
7 46 (37.40%) Active Directory
8 45 (36.59%) MS Excel
9 44 (35.77%) MS Exchange
10 43 (34.96%) Windows 7
11 42 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (34.15%) Cisco
12 41 (33.33%) Windows Server
13 40 (32.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 39 (31.71%) WAN
15 38 (30.89%) Linux
15 38 (30.89%) Exchange Server 2010
16 33 (26.83%) Hyper-V
16 33 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2007
17 29 (23.58%) SLA
18 28 (22.76%) Internet
19 26 (21.14%) Windows 8
20 25 (20.33%) ITIL
21 24 (19.51%) SMTP
21 24 (19.51%) Blackberry
21 24 (19.51%) Kalman Filter
22 23 (18.70%) Symantec
22 23 (18.70%) VoIP
23 22 (17.89%) Dell
23 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012

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 (35.77%) MS Exchange
2 38 (30.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (13.01%) SharePoint
5 14 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.44%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (36.59%) MS Excel
2 20 (16.26%) MS Office
3 7 (5.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.13%) Office 365
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (47.15%) TCP/IP
2 54 (43.90%) DNS
3 52 (42.28%) Firewall
4 39 (31.71%) WAN
5 28 (22.76%) Internet
6 24 (19.51%) SMTP
7 23 (18.70%) VoIP
8 20 (16.26%) ADSL
9 18 (14.63%) SSL
10 17 (13.82%) LAN
11 12 (9.76%) DHCP
12 9 (7.32%) Broadband
13 8 (6.50%) VPN
14 7 (5.69%) 2G
14 7 (5.69%) 3G
14 7 (5.69%) 4G
14 7 (5.69%) LTE
14 7 (5.69%) Network Security
14 7 (5.69%) SIGTRAN
14 7 (5.69%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.07%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Retail
3 2 (1.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Blackberry
2 10 (8.13%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.88%) iPhone
4 5 (4.07%) Statistics
5 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.44%) IVR
6 2 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 84 (68.29%) Windows
2 43 (34.96%) Windows 7
3 42 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 38 (30.89%) Linux
6 26 (21.14%) Windows 8
7 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (16.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (15.45%) Windows XP
10 17 (13.82%) Windows 10
11 14 (11.38%) Windows Vista
12 8 (6.50%) Android
13 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.33%) ITIL
2 24 (19.51%) Kalman Filter
3 19 (15.45%) Email Filtering
3 19 (15.45%) Web Filtering
4 11 (8.94%) Incident Management
5 7 (5.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (5.69%) Network Management
6 6 (4.88%) Service Management
7 5 (4.07%) Network Architecture
7 5 (4.07%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.25%) B2B
9 3 (2.44%) Line Management
9 3 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.44%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.44%) Web Development
10 2 (1.63%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.63%) Migration
10 2 (1.63%) Project Planning
10 2 (1.63%) Service Delivery
11 1 (0.81%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.44%) Java
1 3 (2.44%) VB
2 2 (1.63%) SQL
3 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.57%) MCSE
3 12 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (9.76%) MCITP
4 11 (8.94%) MCSA
5 9 (7.32%) CCNA
6 7 (5.69%) MCP
7 6 (4.88%) Degree
7 6 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (4.07%) CCNP
8 5 (4.07%) JNCIA
9 4 (3.25%) A+ Certification
9 4 (3.25%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.63%) GNVQ
12 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.81%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (37.40%) Active Directory
2 40 (32.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (26.83%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.07%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.44%) XenApp
5 3 (2.44%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.63%) vSphere
7 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (17.07%) Backup Exec
2 7 (5.69%) SCCM
3 4 (3.25%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.81%) SCOM
4 1 (0.81%) SCSM
4 1 (0.81%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 73 (59.35%) Microsoft
2 56 (45.53%) VMware
3 42 (34.15%) Cisco
4 23 (18.70%) Symantec
5 22 (17.89%) Dell
6 19 (15.45%) HP
7 18 (14.63%) SonicWALL
8 16 (13.01%) Citrix
9 8 (6.50%) Mitel
10 5 (4.07%) Apple
10 5 (4.07%) Juniper
11 4 (3.25%) Avaya
11 4 (3.25%) Remedy
12 3 (2.44%) Dell Compellent
12 3 (2.44%) IBM
13 2 (1.63%) Acronis
14 1 (0.81%) Extreme Networks
14 1 (0.81%) F5
14 1 (0.81%) Palo Alto
14 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
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