The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Help Desk Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Help Desk Support
England / North West
Rank 210 216 234
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Help Desk Support 25 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 18
Median salary £19,000 £24,000 £18,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,450 £16,500 £15,700
10% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £27,850 £24,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £21,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%

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
5810 5396 6766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.62% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 4535 5605
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,001 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Help Desk Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Help Desk Support in the job title.

Help Desk Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Help Desk Support
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 across the North West region.

Help Desk Support Salary Trend in the North West

Help Desk Support
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Help Desk Support across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Help Desk Support Salary Histogram in the North West

Help Desk Support
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Help Desk Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +27 15 £18,750 -16.66% 2
Manchester -28 6 £20,250 - 3
Merseyside -3 4 £19,000 -32.14%
Help Desk Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Help Desk Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Help Desk Support in the job title.

1 37 (58.73%) Windows
2 32 (50.79%) SLA
3 31 (49.21%) Microsoft
4 26 (41.27%) Active Directory
5 23 (36.51%) Windows 7
6 21 (33.33%) MS Office
7 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 16 (25.40%) iPad
9 15 (23.81%) ITIL
10 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (15.87%) Web Development
11 10 (15.87%) Office 365
11 10 (15.87%) SQL
12 9 (14.29%) MCP
12 9 (14.29%) Windows 8
13 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
14 7 (11.11%) VoIP
14 7 (11.11%) WAN
14 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
15 6 (9.52%) VPN
15 6 (9.52%) Citrix
15 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (9.52%) Validation
15 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
15 6 (9.52%) Finance
15 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
15 6 (9.52%) Skype
15 6 (9.52%) iPhone
15 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (33.33%) MS Office
2 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 7 (11.11%) VoIP
1 7 (11.11%) WAN
2 6 (9.52%) Skype
2 6 (9.52%) VPN
3 5 (7.94%) LAN
3 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.76%) DNS
5 2 (3.17%) BGP
5 2 (3.17%) DHCP
5 2 (3.17%) OSPF
5 2 (3.17%) SNMP
6 1 (1.59%) FTP
6 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
1 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Automotive
3 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) iPad
2 6 (9.52%) iPhone
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Wiki
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 37 (58.73%) Windows
2 23 (36.51%) Windows 7
3 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.35%) Linux
8 2 (3.17%) Android
8 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) ITIL
2 10 (15.87%) Web Development
3 6 (9.52%) Validation
4 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.35%) WFM
5 3 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.76%) Service Management
5 3 (4.76%) Time Management
6 2 (3.17%) Change Management
6 2 (3.17%) CRM
6 2 (3.17%) Data Validation
6 2 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.17%) Ticket Management
7 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.59%) Investment Management
7 1 (1.59%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) MCP
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (50.79%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (41.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Citrix
3 5 (7.94%) Dell
3 5 (7.94%) Intel Security
4 4 (6.35%) Spiceworks
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (3.17%) Juniper
7 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.59%) VMware
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