The median annual salary for a Service Desk Technician was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

Service Desk Technician
England / London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 655 666
Rank change year-on-year +61 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 1 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.003% 0.005% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.005% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 9
Median salary £27,500 £24,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% +6.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £21,750 £23,000 £19,000
% change year-on-year -5.43% +21.05%  

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 32520 40578 42847
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.63% 95.99% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 27365 35150 36026
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Service Desk Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Technician in London

Service Desk Technician
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Service Desk Technician in London

Service Desk Technician
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 Technician within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Hammersmith - 1 £27,500 - 1
Service Desk Technician
England

Service Desk Technician Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Service Desk Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

Service Desk Technician 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
New Malden, Surrey
Michael Page International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 16 days ago