The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Support Engineer
Rank - 131 127
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support Engineer 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.089% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.092% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £24,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.49%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Help Desk Support 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
2025 2173 2002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.38% 96.88% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1762 1687
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Help Desk Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Help Desk Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Help Desk Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Help Desk Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Help Desk Support Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Help Desk Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

Help Desk Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Help Desk Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco