Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Service Desk Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 27 July 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 103 100
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.30% 0.61% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.62% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Somerset median annual salary £24,000 £23,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% +6.82% -4.35%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £24,500 £26,688 £23,000
South West median annual salary £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% -8.70%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1314 1285 1137
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 97.05% 97.64% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1132 993
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.48% +0.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

Service Desk Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings that featured Service Desk Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Engineer in Somerset

Service Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Service Desk Engineer in Somerset

Service Desk Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -7 4 £24,000 +2.13%
Service Desk Engineer
South West

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Somerset region featuring Service Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Renewable Energy
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Renewable Energy
1 3 (75.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco