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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 129 135 148
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.12% 0.045% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.047% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £23,500 £23,500 £20,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £23,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £23,500 £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £23,000 £21,625
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.35%
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
2359 2135 2891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.21% 95.91% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1863 1828 2519
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
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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
Cambridge - 1 £22,000 -
Help Desk Engineer
East of England

Help Desk Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) MS Office
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (25.00%) Citrix
7 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (25.00%) SAP
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (25.00%) Java
7 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (12.50%) Degree
8 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
8 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (12.50%) Wireless
8 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (12.50%) DNS

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP