The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Technician
Rank 84 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.35% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £16,500 £19,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,000 £18,950
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +16.09%
Service Desk Technician
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
817 802 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.12% 97.69% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 730 771 774
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Service Desk Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Service Desk Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Service Desk Technician
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Service Desk Technician Salary Trend in Southampton

Service Desk Technician
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
1 3 (100.00%) Software Distribution

Service Desk Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Distribution
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago