The median annual salary for a Service Desk Engineer was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Desk Engineer
England / South East
Rank 349 416 379
Rank change year-on-year +67 -37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 47 40 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.22% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 65
Median salary £23,000 £24,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.12% +8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £34,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year - +2.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Engineer in the South East

Service Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Service Desk Engineer in the South East

Service Desk Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Desk Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Desk Engineer in the South East

Service Desk Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Surrey +43 18 £23,250 -5.10% 1
Hampshire +28 13 £22,000 -10.20% 1
Berkshire +42 8 £24,000 -4.00%
Buckinghamshire +13 5 £24,250 -3.96%
East Sussex - 2 £21,500 -
Service Desk Engineer
England

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Service Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 56 (61.54%) Windows
2 41 (45.05%) Microsoft
3 36 (39.56%) Active Directory
4 34 (37.36%) Cisco
5 30 (32.97%) MS Office
6 27 (29.67%) Telecoms
7 26 (28.57%) VoIP
7 26 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 22 (24.18%) ITIL
9 20 (21.98%) SLA
10 17 (18.68%) Windows Server
11 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
12 15 (16.48%) MS Exchange
12 15 (16.48%) VMware
13 13 (14.29%) Incident Management
13 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (13.19%) TCP/IP
14 12 (13.19%) Citrix
15 11 (12.09%) Windows 8
15 11 (12.09%) iPad
15 11 (12.09%) Unified Communications
15 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (10.99%) Linux
16 10 (10.99%) SQL
17 9 (9.89%) WAN
17 9 (9.89%) Manufacturing
17 9 (9.89%) DBS Check
17 9 (9.89%) Process Improvement
18 8 (8.79%) Driving Licence

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (16.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (32.97%) MS Office
2 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Office 365
2 5 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.57%) VoIP
2 12 (13.19%) TCP/IP
3 11 (12.09%) Unified Communications
4 9 (9.89%) WAN
5 8 (8.79%) Firewall
5 8 (8.79%) LAN
6 3 (3.30%) 2G
6 3 (3.30%) 3G
6 3 (3.30%) 4G
6 3 (3.30%) H.323
6 3 (3.30%) LTE
6 3 (3.30%) Network Security
6 3 (3.30%) PBX
6 3 (3.30%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (3.30%) SS7
6 3 (3.30%) VPN
6 3 (3.30%) Wireless
7 2 (2.20%) Broadband
7 2 (2.20%) DNS
7 2 (2.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) JIRA
General
1 27 (29.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.89%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.69%) Finance
4 6 (6.59%) Electronics
4 6 (6.59%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) French Language
5 2 (2.20%) German Language
6 1 (1.10%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) iPad
2 8 (8.79%) Driving Licence
3 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.30%) iPhone
4 3 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.10%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 56 (61.54%) Windows
2 26 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 17 (18.68%) Windows Server
4 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.09%) Windows 8
6 10 (10.99%) Linux
7 7 (7.69%) Unix
7 7 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.59%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.30%) Windows Phone
10 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) ITIL
2 13 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 9 (9.89%) Process Improvement
4 8 (8.79%) ITSM
4 8 (8.79%) Programme Management
5 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.59%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (6.59%) Project Management
6 5 (5.49%) B2B
6 5 (5.49%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.40%) Service Management
8 3 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.30%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.30%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (3.30%) Network Management
9 2 (2.20%) Defect Management
9 2 (2.20%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.20%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.20%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.99%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) C
3 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) DBS Check
2 7 (7.69%) MCSE
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.59%) CCNA
3 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.59%) MCP
4 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 4 (4.40%) CCENT
5 4 (4.40%) MCSA
6 2 (2.20%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.20%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) VTSP
7 1 (1.10%) CCA
7 1 (1.10%) CCNP
7 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.10%) HNC
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.98%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (39.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.10%) SCCM
1 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 41 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 34 (37.36%) Cisco
3 15 (16.48%) VMware
4 12 (13.19%) Citrix
5 6 (6.59%) Mitel
5 6 (6.59%) SAP
6 3 (3.30%) Dell
6 3 (3.30%) HP
6 3 (3.30%) IBM
6 3 (3.30%) Kaspersky
6 3 (3.30%) Xerox
7 2 (2.20%) Avaya
8 1 (1.10%) Apple
8 1 (1.10%) GFI Software
8 1 (1.10%) Juniper
8 1 (1.10%) Polycom
8 1 (1.10%) Remedy
8 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.10%) Symantec
8 1 (1.10%) WatchGuard
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