The median annual salary for a Service Desk Engineer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Service Desk Engineer
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 597 606
Rank change year-on-year +21 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 36 47 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.098% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 60
Median salary £28,000 £29,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.44% -1.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £40,000 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £26,375 £22,500
% change year-on-year -10.90% +17.22%  

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 34746 38402 42429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.79% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28106 33425 35862
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +17 3 £25,500 -12.06%
Canary Wharf -6 3 £36,500 +4.28%
Service Desk Engineer
England

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 39 (67.24%) Active Directory
2 36 (62.07%) Windows
3 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 20 (34.48%) Windows 7
5 18 (31.03%) ITIL
5 18 (31.03%) Finance
6 15 (25.86%) VMware
7 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (24.14%) Windows Server
8 12 (20.69%) Office 365
9 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (15.52%) MCSE
11 8 (13.79%) Service Management
11 8 (13.79%) SCCM
11 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
11 8 (13.79%) DNS
11 8 (13.79%) DHCP
11 8 (13.79%) Nagios
12 7 (12.07%) Android
12 7 (12.07%) iPhone
12 7 (12.07%) Banking
12 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
12 7 (12.07%) iPad
12 7 (12.07%) Hedge funds
13 6 (10.34%) ITSM
13 6 (10.34%) Degree
13 6 (10.34%) Bloomberg
13 6 (10.34%) Citrix
14 5 (8.62%) Cisco

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.45%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) DHCP
1 8 (13.79%) DNS
2 5 (8.62%) Firewall
2 5 (8.62%) FTP
2 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.90%) Internet
3 4 (6.90%) LAN
3 4 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (6.90%) VoIP
4 3 (5.17%) Broadband
4 3 (5.17%) MPLS
4 3 (5.17%) Network Security
4 3 (5.17%) VLAN
4 3 (5.17%) VPLS
4 3 (5.17%) WAN
4 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.17%) Wireless
5 2 (3.45%) Intranet
6 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Informix
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (12.07%) Hedge funds
1 7 (12.07%) iPad
1 7 (12.07%) iPhone
2 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.45%) SWIFT
2 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (62.07%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Windows 7
3 14 (24.14%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.07%) Android
5 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
5 5 (8.62%) Linux
5 5 (8.62%) Solaris
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.17%) Mac OS
7 3 (5.17%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.17%) Mac OS X Server
7 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Service Management
3 6 (10.34%) ITSM
4 3 (5.17%) DevOps
4 3 (5.17%) Hardware Maintenance
4 3 (5.17%) Task Automation
5 2 (3.45%) Information Security
5 2 (3.45%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.45%) Security Operations
5 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.72%) IT Strategy
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.72%) Project Management
6 1 (1.72%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.72%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.52%) MCSE
3 6 (10.34%) Degree
4 5 (8.62%) CCNA
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.90%) MCITP
5 4 (6.90%) MCP
6 3 (5.17%) HND
7 2 (3.45%) CISMP
7 2 (3.45%) CISSP
7 2 (3.45%) Master's Degree
7 2 (3.45%) MCSA
8 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.72%) CCEA
8 1 (1.72%) CCIE
8 1 (1.72%) CCNP
8 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.72%) MCTS
8 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (67.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Nagios
1 8 (13.79%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) Opsview
2 5 (8.62%) ZABBIX
3 3 (5.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.86%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) Bloomberg
3 6 (10.34%) Citrix
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco
4 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.62%) Reuters
4 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.17%) HP
5 3 (5.17%) Kaseya
5 3 (5.17%) Meraki
5 3 (5.17%) SonicWALL
5 3 (5.17%) Sybase
6 2 (3.45%) Adobe
6 2 (3.45%) Dell
6 2 (3.45%) McAfee
7 1 (1.72%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.72%) Intel
7 1 (1.72%) Orchard
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec
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