The median annual salary for a Service Desk Engineer was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton 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 Engineer
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Engineer 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.12% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Median salary £22,000 £17,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -  
UK excluding London median salary £23,250 £24,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 602 796 941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.32% 98.39% 99.05%
Number of salaries quoted 552 761 720
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Service Desk Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Engineer in Southampton

Service Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Service Desk Engineer in Southampton

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 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 Southampton region featuring Service Desk Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell

Service Desk Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
Southampton
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Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago