The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Desk Engineer
Rank 199 204 210
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 6 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.13% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 11
Average salary £23,750 £26,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £17,250
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £45,000 £23,350
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £23,000 £22,250
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +3.37%
Service Desk Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4367 4874 4829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.21% 95.87% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3759 4033 3889
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Service Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Service Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Service Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Service Desk Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

Service Desk Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Epsom - 3 £23,750 -
Woking +16 1 £22,500 -50.00%
Weybridge - 1 - -
Service Desk Engineer
South East

Service Desk Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Windows 7
3 23 (79.31%) MS Excel
3 23 (79.31%) TCP/IP
4 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
5 21 (72.41%) MS Exchange
6 20 (68.97%) DNS
6 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
7 19 (65.52%) Blackberry
8 18 (62.07%) HP
9 15 (51.72%) ITIL
10 13 (44.83%) VoIP
11 12 (41.38%) XenApp
11 12 (41.38%) XenDesktop
11 12 (41.38%) Citrix
11 12 (41.38%) DHCP
11 12 (41.38%) MS Office
12 11 (37.93%) Windows XP
12 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (34.48%) Project Management
13 10 (34.48%) A+ Certification
13 10 (34.48%) WAN
13 10 (34.48%) LAN
13 10 (34.48%) MCP
13 10 (34.48%) VMware
13 10 (34.48%) Service Management
13 10 (34.48%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (34.48%) Marketing
13 10 (34.48%) Project Planning
13 10 (34.48%) Citrix Presentation Server

Service Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 21 (72.41%) MS Exchange
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
3 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (79.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (41.38%) MS Office
3 10 (34.48%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) TCP/IP
2 20 (68.97%) DNS
3 13 (44.83%) VoIP
4 12 (41.38%) DHCP
5 10 (34.48%) LAN
5 10 (34.48%) WAN
6 8 (27.59%) SSL
6 8 (27.59%) Firewall
General
1 10 (34.48%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 19 (65.52%) Blackberry
2 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Windows 7
3 11 (37.93%) Windows XP
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) Project Planning
2 10 (34.48%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (34.48%) Project Management
2 10 (34.48%) Service Management
3 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) MCP
1 10 (34.48%) A+ Certification
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) XenApp
2 12 (41.38%) XenDesktop
3 10 (34.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) SCCM
2 8 (27.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (62.07%) HP
3 12 (41.38%) Citrix
4 10 (34.48%) VMware
5 8 (27.59%) SonicWALL
5 8 (27.59%) Symantec
5 8 (27.59%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy