The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Service Desk Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Technician
Rank 248 240 227
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 7 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.10% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Average salary £21,500 £23,250 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.52% +16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £20,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Service Desk Technician
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5525 5738 5201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.03% 97.45% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4640 4883 4422
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Service Desk Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Service Desk Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Service Desk Technician
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Service Desk Technician Salary Trend in the South West

Service Desk Technician
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Technician within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Dorset - 7 £21,500 -
Service Desk Technician
England

Service Desk Technician
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Service Desk Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 16 (94.12%) Migration
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (94.12%) Mac OS
2 16 (94.12%) Windows 7
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2012
2 16 (94.12%) MS Office
3 13 (76.47%) Lync
3 13 (76.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (76.47%) Data Centre
3 13 (76.47%) XenApp
3 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 13 (76.47%) VLAN
3 13 (76.47%) Firewall
3 13 (76.47%) IPsec
3 13 (76.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (76.47%) Citrix
3 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
3 13 (76.47%) LAN
3 13 (76.47%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista

Service Desk Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Service Desk Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (76.47%) Exchange Server 2007
1 13 (76.47%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (76.47%) Lync
1 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (94.12%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
1 13 (76.47%) IPsec
1 13 (76.47%) LAN
1 13 (76.47%) VLAN
1 13 (76.47%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Mac OS
2 16 (94.12%) Windows 7
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Migration
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (76.47%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Citrix
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago