The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 144 - 150
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 4 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.16% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 9
Average salary £23,000 - £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 - £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £24,700 - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2404 2670 2959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.98% 95.84% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2017 2352 2455
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Help Desk Engineer
East of England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Cambridge - 2 £22,000 -
Ely - 1 £25,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £22,000 -
Help Desk Engineer
East of England

Help Desk Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix