The first table below looks at the demand for the Help Desk Specialist 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 Specialist 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Help Desk Specialist
Rank 188 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Specialist 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.024% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +5.45%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3874 3983 3666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.72% 95.52% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 3446 3313
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Help Desk Specialist
North West

Help Desk Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Help Desk Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Help Desk Specialist
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Help Desk Specialist Salary Trend in Manchester

Help Desk Specialist
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 Specialist within the Manchester 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
Stockport - 1 £22,500 -
Help Desk Specialist
North West

Help Desk Specialist
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

Help Desk Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix