The median annual salary for a Service Desk Technician was £18,750 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Desk Technician
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 67 83 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.65% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £18,750 £20,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.53% -  
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 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 597 786 938
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.45% 98.37% 99.15%
Number of salaries quoted 549 750 719
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,139 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Service Desk Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Technician in Southampton

Service Desk Technician
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Service Desk Technician in Southampton

Service Desk Technician Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Southampton region featuring Service Desk Technician in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Robotics
1 4 (66.67%) Internet of Things
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Intranet
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MCDST

Service Desk Technician Skill Set
Top Related 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 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) Intranet
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Internet of Things
1 4 (66.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCDST
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft