The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 16 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 783 748 792
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 119 115 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 105 105 93
Average salary £24,000 £22,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,775 £17,825
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,750 £21,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+5.81% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108008 100411 112253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 88395 84589 96881
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,988 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Help Desk Engineer
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Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Help Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Help Desk Engineer Salary Trend in England

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Help Desk Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Help Desk Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 16 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -17 48 £22,250 +3.48% 4
London -35 33 £27,750 +6.73% 8
East of England +3 11 £22,000 - 1
South West -5 11 £23,000 -14.81%
West Midlands +1 5 £27,000 +27.05% 2
North West -4 5 £21,000 -27.58% 1
Yorkshire -47 4 £21,500 +2.38%
East Midlands - 2 £17,250 -
Help Desk Engineer
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Help Desk Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 132 (68.39%) Windows
2 92 (47.67%) Microsoft
3 85 (44.04%) Active Directory
4 67 (34.72%) MS Excel
5 58 (30.05%) MS Office
5 58 (30.05%) Windows 7
6 52 (26.94%) Windows XP
7 45 (23.32%) MS Exchange
7 45 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (22.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (17.62%) Cisco
10 33 (17.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (17.10%) VMware
11 32 (16.58%) ITIL
11 32 (16.58%) Windows 8
12 30 (15.54%) Windows Vista
12 30 (15.54%) TCP/IP
13 28 (14.51%) Firewall
13 28 (14.51%) SQL Server
14 27 (13.99%) MCP
14 27 (13.99%) VPN
14 27 (13.99%) SLA
15 26 (13.47%) DNS
15 26 (13.47%) Degree
16 25 (12.95%) Citrix
17 24 (12.44%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (12.44%) WAN
17 24 (12.44%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (11.92%) Apple
18 23 (11.92%) LAN

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 45 (23.32%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.74%) SharePoint
5 12 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.15%) IIS
8 7 (3.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (3.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.04%) Lync
12 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 67 (34.72%) MS Excel
2 58 (30.05%) MS Office
3 10 (5.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.59%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.54%) TCP/IP
2 28 (14.51%) Firewall
3 27 (13.99%) VPN
4 26 (13.47%) DNS
5 24 (12.44%) WAN
6 23 (11.92%) LAN
7 17 (8.81%) Internet
8 10 (5.18%) DHCP
9 8 (4.15%) Wireless
10 7 (3.63%) iSCSI
10 7 (3.63%) VoIP
11 4 (2.07%) ADSL
11 4 (2.07%) Broadband
11 4 (2.07%) Network Security
12 2 (1.04%) SSL
12 2 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.52%) FTP
13 1 (0.52%) SMTP
13 1 (0.52%) SAN
13 1 (0.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (5.70%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.59%) Retail
3 3 (1.55%) Marketing
4 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.04%) Electronics
4 2 (1.04%) Finance
4 2 (1.04%) German Language
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) French Language
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.63%) COM
2 4 (2.07%) HTML
3 2 (1.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.36%) Blackberry
2 7 (3.63%) iPhone
3 4 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.04%) Handset
5 2 (1.04%) iPad
5 2 (1.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.52%) Firmware
6 1 (0.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 132 (68.39%) Windows
2 58 (30.05%) Windows 7
3 52 (26.94%) Windows XP
4 45 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (22.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (16.58%) Windows 8
7 30 (15.54%) Windows Vista
8 18 (9.33%) Linux
9 16 (8.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (4.15%) Mac OS X
10 8 (4.15%) Apple iOS
11 7 (3.63%) Android
11 7 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.63%) Windows Phone
12 5 (2.59%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.59%) CentOS
12 5 (2.59%) Windows 2000
12 5 (2.59%) SUSE
12 5 (2.59%) Debian
13 3 (1.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.58%) ITIL
2 13 (6.74%) Service Management
3 10 (5.18%) Project Management
4 9 (4.66%) Change Control
4 9 (4.66%) Risk Management
5 7 (3.63%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (3.63%) Service Delivery
6 4 (2.07%) ITSM
7 3 (1.55%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.04%) Web Design
8 2 (1.04%) CRM
8 2 (1.04%) Software Deployment
8 2 (1.04%) Network Design
8 2 (1.04%) Data Analysis
9 1 (0.52%) Asset Management
9 1 (0.52%) Logistics
9 1 (0.52%) Wealth Management
9 1 (0.52%) WFM
9 1 (0.52%) Release Management
9 1 (0.52%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.18%) SQL
2 7 (3.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.59%) Java
4 2 (1.04%) VBScript
4 2 (1.04%) VB
4 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.52%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 33 (17.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (13.99%) MCP
3 26 (13.47%) Degree
4 24 (12.44%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (10.88%) CCNA
5 21 (10.88%) MCITP
6 18 (9.33%) MCSE
7 9 (4.66%) MCSA
8 7 (3.63%) CEH
8 7 (3.63%) GNVQ
8 7 (3.63%) ACSP
9 6 (3.11%) CCNP
10 5 (2.59%) JNCIA
10 5 (2.59%) JNCIS
10 5 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.07%) MCTS
12 3 (1.55%) HND
12 3 (1.55%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.55%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (1.04%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.99%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 85 (44.04%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.70%) vSphere
5 9 (4.66%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.63%) XenApp
7 4 (2.07%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (6.74%) SCCM
1 13 (6.74%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.59%) SCOM
3 3 (1.55%) WSUS
4 2 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 92 (47.67%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.62%) Cisco
3 33 (17.10%) VMware
4 25 (12.95%) Citrix
5 23 (11.92%) Apple
6 16 (8.29%) HP
7 15 (7.77%) Symantec
8 9 (4.66%) NetApp
9 7 (3.63%) Acronis
9 7 (3.63%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.11%) Juniper
10 6 (3.11%) SAP
10 6 (3.11%) Google
11 5 (2.59%) LANDesk
11 5 (2.59%) Oracle
12 4 (2.07%) Veritas
12 4 (2.07%) Dell
12 4 (2.07%) EMC
13 3 (1.55%) SonicWALL
13 3 (1.55%) Avaya
London
Launch IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare etc etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Louis Hampshire
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coulsdon, Surrey
IA Computing
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum + business mileage allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum healthcare, pension scheme, gym memb
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Dimension Data
Salary: Up to £25,000 (10% Bonus & 10% Shift Allowance)
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Krooter
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Widnes
Premier Group
Salary: £15000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago