The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 29 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Support
Rank 116 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.060% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.065% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £24,500 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.95% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £20,250 £21,250
% change year-on-year
+13.58% -4.70%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1686 1542 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.56% 93.00% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1355 1518
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Help Desk Support
Cambridgeshire

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat