The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Support
Rank 116 126 156
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 20 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.98% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 5
Average salary £17,000 £26,250 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.23% +19.31%
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £21,500 £20,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.87%
Help Desk Support
East of 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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1940 1840 2589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.33% 95.88% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1548 1399 2191
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Help Desk Support
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Help Desk Support
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Letchworth - 8 £17,000 -
Stevenage +28 7 £16,500 +10.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £18,750 - 1
Help Desk Support
East of England

Help Desk Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 35 (72.92%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) MS Office
3 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (41.67%) Windows Vista
3 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 15 (31.25%) Windows XP
6 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
7 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) Time Management
9 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 8 (16.67%) WAN
10 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
11 5 (10.42%) Degree
11 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.42%) Finance
12 4 (8.33%) Retail
12 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
12 4 (8.33%) Citrix
12 4 (8.33%) C
12 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
12 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
13 3 (6.25%) WorkSite
13 3 (6.25%) Document Management
13 3 (6.25%) Workflow
13 3 (6.25%) Legal
14 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
15 1 (2.08%) CCTV
15 1 (2.08%) CRM

Help Desk Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (6.25%) WorkSite
2 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (50.00%) MS Office
2 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) WAN
2 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (41.67%) Windows Vista
2 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Time Management
2 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.25%) Document Management
3 3 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (2.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (2.08%) Lotus
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago