The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Help Desk Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Support
Rank 94 111 122
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.21% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £21,250 £24,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% -12.72%
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £21,750 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -1.13%
Help Desk Support
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1124 1406 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.73% 96.50% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 919 1247 1326
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Help Desk Support in the job title.

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in Cambridge

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Help Desk Support 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 Cambridge region featuring Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Postgraduate
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCP

Help Desk Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft