The median annual salary for a Service Desk Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Desk Engineer
England / London
Rank 555 609 544
Rank change year-on-year +54 -65  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 22 47 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.066% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 40 85
Median salary £30,000 £26,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year -4.16% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31798 40313 40525
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26867 34769 34043
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Service Desk Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Service Desk Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Engineer in London

Service Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Service Desk Engineer in London

Service Desk Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Desk Engineer in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Desk Engineer in London

Service Desk Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +42 2 £41,000 +82.22% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Service Desk Engineer
England

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Service Desk Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Service Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (86.84%) Active Directory
2 31 (81.58%) Windows
3 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 17 (44.74%) VMware
6 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
6 16 (42.11%) Windows Server
7 14 (36.84%) Finance
8 12 (31.58%) ITIL
9 11 (28.95%) MS Office
10 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 10 (26.32%) SCCM
11 9 (23.68%) Citrix
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (21.05%) Bloomberg
12 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (21.05%) Office 365
13 7 (18.42%) Banking
13 7 (18.42%) Reuters
14 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
15 5 (13.16%) Hedge funds
15 5 (13.16%) MCSE
15 5 (13.16%) Remote Desktop
16 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
16 4 (10.53%) SLA
16 4 (10.53%) Cisco
16 4 (10.53%) MCTS
16 4 (10.53%) MCITP

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (28.95%) MS Office
3 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) VoIP
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) VLAN
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.63%) PuTTY
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Private Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Hedge funds
2 4 (10.53%) iPad
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.26%) iPhone
5 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
2 16 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 2 (5.26%) Change Management
2 2 (5.26%) Investment Management
2 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
2 2 (5.26%) Project Management
2 2 (5.26%) Wealth Management
3 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.63%) Content Management
3 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.63%) IT Strategy
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.63%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (2.63%) Operations Management
3 1 (2.63%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.63%) Service Management
3 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) MCSE
3 4 (10.53%) MCITP
3 4 (10.53%) MCTS
4 3 (7.89%) A+ Certification
4 3 (7.89%) CCNA
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.63%) CCIE
6 1 (2.63%) CCNP
6 1 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 33 (86.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Citrix
4 8 (21.05%) Bloomberg
5 7 (18.42%) Reuters
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco
7 2 (5.26%) Apple
7 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.63%) Adobe
8 1 (2.63%) Avaya
8 1 (2.63%) FactSet
8 1 (2.63%) Fidessa
8 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.63%) Symantec
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £25000 Per Annum Service Desk Engineer - £25,000pa
Posted: 19 days ago