Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Service Desk Technician was £19,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 23 November 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 264 300
Rank change year-on-year +10 +36 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Technician 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.080% 0.045% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.046% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
Surrey median annual salary £19,500 £27,500 £22,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.09% +20.88% -21.55%
10th Percentile £18,750 £19,550 £19,850
90th Percentile £21,900 £28,750 £23,525
South East median annual salary £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 6025 6469 8333
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.48% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4924 5494 7239
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Service Desk Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Technician in Surrey

Service Desk Technician
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Service Desk Technician in Surrey

Service Desk Technician
Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Epsom - 4 £19,500 -
Godalming - 1 £23,000 -
Service Desk Technician
South East

Service Desk Technician Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Surrey region featuring Service Desk Technician in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) DBS Check
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10

Service Desk Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix