The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Help Desk Support 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Support
Rank 96 79 116
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 10 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.71% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 4
Average salary £15,500 £32,000 £19,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.56% +65.16%
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £21,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.50%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1345 940 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.25% 96.51% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 830 1131
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Help Desk Support
East of England

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in Essex

Help Desk Support
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Support within the Essex 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
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Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 9 £15,500 - 1
Colchester -8 1 - -
Help Desk Support
East of England

Help Desk Support
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Help Desk Support 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 in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) COM
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Help Desk Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) COM
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
Chelmsford, Essex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago