The table below looks at the statistics for the Help Desk Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Help Desk Support Technician
Rank - 252 237
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support Technician 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.040% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.043% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £17,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £18,000 £19,625
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -8.28%
Help Desk Support Technician
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
6528 7056 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.51% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5429 5734 5556
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Help Desk Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Help Desk Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Help Desk Support Technician
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 Technician across the North West region.

Help Desk Support Technician Salary Trend in the North West

Help Desk Support Technician
Top 2 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Help Desk Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Help Desk Support Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing