The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Technician
Rank - 83 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Technician 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £22,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £19,500 £22,500 £18,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +21.62%
Help Desk Technician
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1161 889 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.15% 94.78% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 984 768 762
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Help Desk Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Help Desk Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Help Desk Technician
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Help Desk Technician Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Help Desk Technician
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Help Desk Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Kaspersky