The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Help Desk Support in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Support
Rank 124 115 125
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 6 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.28% 0.15% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.16% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 9
Average salary £18,000 £22,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £26,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £20,375 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+12.88% -2.97%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1991 1905 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.23% 96.12% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1595 1549
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Help Desk Support
South East

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Help Desk Support in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Help Desk Support across the Buckinghamshire region.

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Help Desk Support
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 6 £18,000 -
Buckingham - 3 £18,000 -
Help Desk Support
South East

Help Desk Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Help Desk Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Help Desk Support in their job title.

1 11 (78.57%) SLA
2 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) HND
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Apple
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Broadband
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (7.14%) WFM
7 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Help Desk Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Help Desk Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Broadband
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Law
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) WFM
2 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle