The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Help Desk Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Engineer
Rank - 142 128
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.043% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.045% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £25,000 £22,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.49%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
Help Desk Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2027 2226 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.52% 96.82% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1796 1677
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Help Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Help Desk Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Help Desk Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Help Desk Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) HND
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Help Desk Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago