The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Help Desk Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Support Engineer
Rank 230 247 246
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support Engineer 10 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.028% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.030% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Average salary £18,500 £27,250 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.11% +70.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £26,650 £15,600
10% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,850 £20,800
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
Help Desk Support Engineer
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6231 6758 6890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.33% 94.94% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5080 5467 5890
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Help Desk Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Help Desk Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Help Desk Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Help Desk Support Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Help Desk Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Support Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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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
Lancashire - 6 £18,500 -
Manchester +13 4 - -
Help Desk Support Engineer
England

Help Desk Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Help Desk Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 6 (54.55%) MS Office
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) MCSA
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) MCP
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
4 5 (45.45%) MCITP
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Vista
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP

Help Desk Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Help Desk Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) VoIP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Vista
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
2 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Information Assurance
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCSA
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (45.45%) MCP
1 5 (45.45%) MCITP
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCTS
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) VMware