The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Technician
Rank 247 240 288
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Technician 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.079% 0.014% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.015% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £22,250 £27,500 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.09% +26.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £27,500 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £27,500 £21,950
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £22,000 £17,000
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +29.41%
Help Desk Technician
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
7339 6778 8878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.32% 95.61% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5977 5824 7556
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Help Desk Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Help Desk Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Help Desk Technician
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 Technician across the East of England region.

Help Desk Technician Salary Trend in the East of England

Help Desk Technician
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 Technician within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Cambridgeshire - 4 £22,250 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £21,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £23,000 -
Help Desk Technician
England

Help Desk Technician
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Help Desk Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Sage
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Help Desk Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago