The median annual salary for a Service Desk Technician was £19,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 389 444 462
Rank change year-on-year +55 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 5 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.033% 0.066% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.069% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 5
Median salary £19,500 £25,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,850 £22,000 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £25,000 £19,600
UK excluding London median salary £21,875 £25,000 £18,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +35.13%  

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 14480 18932 20086
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12107 16135 16169
Median salary £42,925 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.17% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Service Desk Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Technician in the South East

Service Desk Technician
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Service Desk Technician in the South East

Service Desk Technician
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 Technician within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Hampshire +27 4 £18,750 -8.53%
East Sussex - 1 £26,500 -
Service Desk Technician
England

Service Desk Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region featuring Service Desk Technician in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) MS Office
3 5 (33.33%) CAD
3 5 (33.33%) SAP
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) C
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
3 5 (33.33%) Polycom
3 5 (33.33%) RedPrairie
4 4 (26.67%) Internet of Things
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Robotics
5 3 (20.00%) Intranet
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (13.33%) MCDST
7 1 (6.67%) AS400
7 1 (6.67%) Finance
7 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.67%) JIRA
7 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Remedy
7 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.67%) SharePoint

Service Desk Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) Intranet
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (26.67%) Internet of Things
2 4 (26.67%) Robotics
3 1 (6.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) CAD
2 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCDST
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Polycom
2 5 (33.33%) RedPrairie
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
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