The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 171 - 182
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.091% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £23,000 - £21,000
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 - £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 - £21,350
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
Help Desk Engineer
North 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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3179 3807 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.19% 96.36% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2635 3267 3119
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Help Desk Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Help Desk Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Help Desk Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Help Desk Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Help Desk Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Help Desk Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Help Desk Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) MCSA
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Apps
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
2 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
2 3 (42.86%) MCP
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Google