The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Desk Technician
Rank - 243 230
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.046% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.048% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £19,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £20,369 £20,000 £21,250
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -5.88%
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 Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6799 6215 5765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.00% 95.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5662 4866 4823
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Service Desk Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Service Desk Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Service Desk Technician
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Service Desk Technician Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Service Desk Technician
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012

Service Desk Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware