The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 248 257 248
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 17 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 7
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £23,050
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
Help Desk Engineer
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 East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6796 7080 6618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.67% 96.58% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5554 5734 5369
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Help Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Help Desk Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Help Desk Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Hertfordshire +16 10 £21,500 -14.00% 1
Essex +3 7 £28,000 +40.00% 2
Help Desk Engineer
England

Help Desk Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
3 21 (39.62%) Firewall
4 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
4 19 (35.85%) Office 365
5 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (26.42%) Hyper-V
6 14 (26.42%) SonicWALL
7 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (24.53%) Dell
7 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
8 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
9 11 (20.75%) MS Office
9 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
10 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
11 9 (16.98%) DHCP
11 9 (16.98%) DNS
11 9 (16.98%) VMware
12 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
13 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
13 7 (13.21%) SLA
13 7 (13.21%) ITIL
13 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
14 6 (11.32%) Finance
14 6 (11.32%) VPN
14 6 (11.32%) Banking
15 5 (9.43%) MCP

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Office
2 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Office 365
2 4 (7.55%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) Firewall
2 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
3 9 (16.98%) DHCP
3 9 (16.98%) DNS
4 6 (11.32%) VPN
5 4 (7.55%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (7.55%) WAN
5 4 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (5.66%) LAN
7 2 (3.77%) Internet
7 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.89%) SAN
8 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (11.32%) Banking
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
1 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.89%) CMDB
2 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
6 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) ITIL
2 3 (5.66%) Coaching
2 3 (5.66%) People Management
3 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.77%) Logistics
3 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.77%) Service Management
4 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.89%) Network Design
4 1 (1.89%) Network Management
4 1 (1.89%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) Java
1 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) MCP
3 4 (7.55%) MCSE
4 3 (5.66%) CCNA
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.77%) MCITP
5 2 (3.77%) MCSA
5 2 (3.77%) MOS
6 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) HND
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.42%) Hyper-V
3 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) SonicWALL
3 13 (24.53%) Dell
4 9 (16.98%) VMware
5 5 (9.43%) Apple
6 4 (7.55%) Citrix
6 4 (7.55%) Google
6 4 (7.55%) Remedy
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle
7 3 (5.66%) SAP
8 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.77%) Veeam
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco
9 1 (1.89%) Pegasus
9 1 (1.89%) Sophos
9 1 (1.89%) Symantec
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