The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Technician
Rank 256 219 217
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.052% 0.070% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.073% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £18,750 £18,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,650 £17,300 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £18,000 £23,550
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £22,250 £19,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.10%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7319 5501 5584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.72% 95.80% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5788 4352 4709
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Service Desk Technician
England

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
Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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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
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Service Desk Technician
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Service Desk Technician
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

Service Desk Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix