The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Engineer
Rank 185 182 168
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Engineer 4 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.100% 0.073% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.077% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 15
Average salary £27,250 £18,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.29% -32.72%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3781 3904 3632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.50% 94.96% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3112 3380 3203
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Help Desk Engineer
North West

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
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(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
Bolton - 1 £20,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £26,500 -
Help Desk Engineer
North West

Help Desk Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
5 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (28.57%) XenApp
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010

Help Desk Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Novell
4 1 (14.29%) Pegasus
4 1 (14.29%) Sage